"Saving H'Non" received several international awards

Congratulations to the “Saving H’Non” book for its excellent achievements. Since its publication, the awards that the book “Saving H’Non” has received the greatest love from readers for the characters in this story. Readers' deepest affection for baby elephant H’Non is evident in the numerous honors the book has won since its release.

In the early 2024, the book “Saving H’Non” was consistently honored with awards for outstanding children comics in numerous categories from various nations. We would like to express our gratitude to the readers who support Chang Hoang Da (author), Dzung Jeet (illustrator) , and WildAct in this inspired conservation journey. 

Congratulations and thank you elephant H'Non for always being brave, Chang Hoang Da for bringing an interesting story to the community and illustrator Jeet Dzung for making the journey more vivid and interesting than ever. Hopefully, more children throughout the world will become acquainted with the conservation story of H'Non, Sorya and Chang Hoang Da which will inspire and increase public awareness of wildlife conservation.

List of Saving H'Non international awards:

Nerdy Book Club Award

Kirkus Reviews Best Books

*“Fans of Saving Sorya will be gratified to see Chang continue to fight for the animals she loves. The empathy and perseverance on display make this as beautiful an animal rights book as readers will ever see.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

School Library Journal Best Books*“An exceptionally well-done story that is informative, intricately and delightfully detailed, and brimming with jaw-dropping art. Highly recommended.”—School Library Journal, starred review

*“A standout, heart-tugging work. . . . Part wildlife journal, part adventure story, this epistolary graphic novel presents a propulsive, intensely researched read.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

*“Wondrously produced . . . An empathic, desperate plea for humans to re-engage our humanity and help all wild animals live free.”—Booklist, starred review“The emotional story of H’Non’s recovery is conveyed through detail-packed illustrations . . . building a complex portrait of the sometimes destructive, sometimes harmonious interactions between humans and nature.”—Horn Book

Several social media Saving H'non activities:

  • About the Outstanding International Books List: The Outstanding International Books (OIB) committee is charged with selecting international books that are deemed most outstanding of those published during the calendar year. For the purposes of this honor list, the term "international book" is used to describe a book published or distributed in the United States that originated or was first published in a country other than the U.S.

World News Group

Children's books of the year issue. one of the best in the nonfiction category.