2015 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

Any Questions?

Marie-Louise Gay

Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Shortlists

Bob's Hungry Ghost

Geneviève Côté

Bob wants a dog for his birthday, but instead he gets a ghost named Fluffy. Unfortunately, Fluffy doesn't fetch, sit or go for walks. But he does eat everything, and soon all of Bob's things and even Bob himself end up in Fluffy's belly.

Dolphin SOS

Roy Miki

Based on a true story, Dolphin SOS recounts the plight of three dolphins trapped in an ice-covered cove, desperately trying to escape back to their natural habitat.

Gustave

Rémy Simard

A little mouse and his friend Gustave go out to play one afternoon in this darkly comic story about the sadness of losing a friend and the joy of making a new one.

*If…

David J. Smith

(Ages: 6+) An endlessly intriguing guide to better understanding all those really big ideas and numbers children come across on a regular basis.

Julia, Child

Kyo Maclear

A fictional story about Julia Child as a young girl in which she and her best friend Simca have many cooking adventures.

The Most Magnificent Thing

Ashley Spires

A little girl with the help of her canine assistant is going to make the most magnificent thing! But making the most magnificent thing turns out to be harder than she thinks.
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Nancy Knows

Cybèle Young

Nancy knows she's forgotten something. Something important. When she tries to remember, she thinks of all kinds of other things instead.

*Pirates of the Silver Coast

Scott Chantler

(Ages: 9+) Certain that her long-lost brother is being held on the Dark Island against his will, Dessa hires a ragtag group of smugglers to take her there. But it's a journey fraught with danger and treachery.
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The Tweedles go Electric

Monica Kulling

It’s the dawn of a new century—the twentieth century!—and the Tweedles have decided to buy a car. But no gas-guzzler for this modern family. Only an electric car will do for them.

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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