Nancy Cote


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Creating characters and scenes that delight both young and old, Nancy's work is a reflection of her endless passion and energy for life.  

Having illustrated over forty picture books and written eight of her own, her stories, illustrations, paintings and poems have been featured in exhibits, collections and children’s magazines throughout the U.S. and Europe. She taught Children’s Book Illustration in the C.E. Program at Rhode Island School of Design.

Awards and recognition:
Author of Frozen 2 Little Golden Book (Disney/Random House)
#38 USA Today Top 150 Best Selling Books
#15 ABA Indie Bestsellers List
#19 on the Publishers Weekly Hardcover Front List, 2019

* Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award
* Society of School Librarians International Honor book
* American Booksellers Association “Pick of the List”
* Smithsonian Notable Book for Children
* Florida Reading Association Children’s Book Award
* CBC-IRA Notable Children’s Trade Book
* Sidney Taylor Notable Book Award
* PJ Library book
* Parenting Magazine Best Book
* Bank Street College, Best Children’s Books listing
* Highlights for Children Pewter Plate Award for illustration
* Highlights for Children Pewter Plate Award for Writing
* Society of Illustrators “Original Art” Show, NYC
* Jurors’Choice Award 2018 New England SCBWI, Lasell University, Wedeman Gallery

Picture book Client List:
Disney/Random House
Simon & Schuster
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Albert Whitman & Co
Boyd's Mills Press
Sky Pony Press
Ariella Verlag, Berlin Germany

  • Somerset, Massachusetts, United States