2013 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

You Are Stardust

Elin Kelsey

You Are Stardust introduces the idea that every tiny atom in our bodies came from a star that exploded long before we were born.
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Shortlists

The French Fry King

Rogé

Roger is a sausage dog who is destined for incredible things! He longs to be human, and spends a great deal of time dreaming about his future.

Goodnight, Canada

Andrea Beck

A child who lives in Newfoundland lies in bed wondering about other children in his country and the world at large.

*Into the Woods

J. Torres

(Ages: 9+) Rufus is bored at his grammy's house in the country. But when he follows a girl into the woods and finds a totem in a hollowed-out tree, things become a whole lot more interesting.

Mr. King’s Things

Geneviève Côté

Mr. King likes new things. He tosses his old things in the pond. One day a monster emerges from the pond, threatening both Mr. King and his friends.
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Night Sky Wheel Ride

Sheree Fitch

Upside downside Hang on tight now! Up-down-inside Night Sky wheel ride. Let the spinning begin!

*Ojibway Clans

Mark Anthony Jacobso

(Ages: 9+) This book is about the clan system of the Ojibway First Nations people of Canada and the animal totems, or spirits that represent them.

*The Stamp Collector

Jennifer Lanthier

(Ages: 9+) When a country boy's stories of hope land him in prison, the letters and stamps sent to him from faraway places intrigue the prison guard and a unique friendship begins.

The Tooth Mouse

Susan Hood

Tooth Mouse has announced her retirement. To succeed her, candidates must participate in a difficult and dangerous three-part contest to determine the most brave, honest and wise.
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Virginia Wolf

Kyo Maclear

Virginia is growling, howling and acting very strange. Vanessa tries to cheer her up, but nothing seems to work. Then Virginia tells Vanessa about an imaginary, perfect place called Bloomsberry.
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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