2013 Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books

The Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books is awarded annually to an author and an illustrator for a children's book written in English.

Ages: 0-17 years

Winners

*Northwest Passage

Stan Rogers

(Ages: 9+) For hundreds of years explorers attempted to find the Northwest Passage -- a route through the islands of Canada’s north to the Pacific Ocean and Asia.

Shortlists

The Dark

Lemony Snicket

The universal theme of fear of "The Dark" is treated,with respect, sympathy and wit, as Laszlo comes to understand that the dark is benign, and sometimes even friendly.
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How To

Julie Morstad

Explore whimsical ways of doing a host of different tasks, including 'how to wonder', 'how to see the breeze' and 'how to be brave'.

Miss Mousie's Blind Date

Tim Beiser

A dear little mouse, and her possibly-not-so-handsome suitor, Mole discover self-acceptance, love lost and found.
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Oy, Feh, So?

Cary Fagan

Aunt Essy, Aunt Chanah, and Uncle Sam visit every Sunday. They plop themselves down in the living room, and no matter what anyone says their response is always the same -- "Oy,” "Feh,” "So?”

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Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books

The Governor General's Literary Award: Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books is awarded annually to an author and an illustrator for a children's book written in English.

Ages: 0-17 years