Tony Johnston

Tony Johnston has written over 120 books ranging from poetry to novels. Her books have won several awards. Here is a brief list of some of the awards her books have won in the past:
Children's Choice Award , Harris County Public Library, 1979 for Four Scary Stories
Children's Choice designation, 1986, for The Quilt Story
Outstanding Literary Quality in a Picture Book Honor, Souther California Council on Literature for Children and Young People, 1989, for Yonder
Parent's Choice Award for Children's Books, 1992, for Slither McCreep and His Brother Joe
Named an Honorary Texan, 1993, for The Cowboy and the Black-eyed Pea
Award from Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People (now California Literature Council), 1997, for Body of Work
Simon Wiesenthal Once upon a Worlds Award and City of Los Angeles plaque, 1997, for The Wagon
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Henry Bergh Honor, 2000, for It's About Dogs
John and Patricia Beatty Award, Golden Dolphin Award, and Southern California Bookseller's Association, 2003, for Any Small Goodness
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 2004, for Isabel's House of Butterflies


Tony  Johnston