Sharon Lovejoy

List of Awards


2010 Garden Writers Association, Gold Award, Best Talent-Illustration Category, Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars


2010 iParenting.com Media Award, Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars


2010 Gold Award from NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Awards) for Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars


2010 Garden Writers Association, Silver Award of Achievement, Illustration category for Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars


2005 National Outdoor Book Award in the Children's Book category for The Little Green Island with a Little Red House (Down East Books)


2005 Garden Writers Association, Award of Achievement in the Writing-Book category for Country Living Gardener: A Blessing of Toads-A Gardener's Guide to Living with Nature (Hearst Books, Sterling Publishing)


2004 Garden Writers Association, Garden Globe Award of Achievement in the Book Illustration category for Trowel & Error: Over 700 Shortcuts, Tips & Remedies for the Gardener (Workman Publishing)


2004 Garden Writers Association, Garden Globe Award of Achievement in the Magazine Writing category, "Heart's Ease," Country Living Gardener (Hearst Magazines)


2003 Garden Writers Association, Garden Globe Award of Achievement in the Magazine Writing category, "Heart's Ease," Country Living Gardener (Hearst Magazines)


2002 Maine Media Women Communication Contest, 1st Place in Print-Media Writing category, "Heart's Ease," Country Living Gardener (Hearst Magazines)


2002 Maine Media Women Communication Contest , 1st Place in the Feature Story

category, "The Alewives of Damariscotta Mills," Northern New England Journey


2001 Garden Writers Association, Quill & Trowel Award-Magazine Writing category, "Heart's Ease," Country Living Gardener (Hearst Magazines)


2000 American Nursery & Landscape Association, runner up for the 2000 Herald Award for Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots-Gardening Together with Children (Workman Publishing)


1999 Garden Writers Association, Quill & Trowel Award-Magazine Writing category, "Heart's Ease," Country Living Gardener (Hearst Magazines)