2012 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award

The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award is awarded to an outstanding illustrator of a children’s book published in Canada.

Ages: 0-12 years

Winners

My Name is Elizabeth!

Annika Dunklee

Meet Elizabeth. She's really not amused when people insist on using nicknames. She bears her frustration in silence until she discovers her power to change things once and for all.
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Shortlists

Along a Long Road

Frank Viva

Follow the cyclist cruising along the road.

Cinnamon Baby

Janice Nadeau

After a baby is born to the happy couple, all is blissful until their bundle of joy begins crying. Only when the two are almost at wit's end does Miriam suddenly know, exactly what she must do.

A Few Blocks

Cybèle Young

Ferdie doesn't want to go to school, but go to school he must, and fortunately his imaginative older sister Viola paves the way--until it's Ferdie's turn to help his sister.

*The Legend of the Fog

Qaunaq Mikkigak

(Ages: 6+) In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. He comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner.

*Migrant

Maxine Trottier

(Ages: 6+) Anna, the daughter of migrant farm workers, feels like different animals as she follows her family as they travel looking for work.

Picture a Tree

Barbara Reid

Picture a tree, from every season, and from every angle. These wondrous beings give shade and shelter. They protect, and bring beauty to, any landscape. Now look again. Look closer.

*The Qalupalik

Elisha Kilabuk

(Ages: 6+) Strange creatures that live under the sea ice and carry away unsuspecting children. When one orphan strays too close to the ice, he soon learns that while qalupaliit may scary, they are also easily tricked.

Small Saul

Ashley Spires

When Small Saul joins the crew of The Rusty Squid, it doesn't take long for the other pirates to notice something is very different about this tiny fellow.
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Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award

The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award is awarded to an outstanding illustrator of a children’s book published in Canada.

Ages: 0-12 years