The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore in the "Books for Young People" category. Since 1949, the Christopher Awards have annually saluted media (TV programming, feature films, books for adults and children) that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.”
Tony Rossi, The Christophers’ Director of
Communications, says, “The creative forces behind the projects we’re
honoring are improving our culture by telling stories that awaken hope
instead of despair, acknowledge the necessity of sacrifice in the
service of a greater good, and light a candle rather than curse the
It's an honor for our team to share Mr.
Morris Lessmore's story and to share the life-changing and enduring
power of stories with the the world. William Joyce previously received a
Christopher Award for his illustrations in Humphrey's Bear in 1987.
Find out more about the Christopher Awards and other winners on their website.