2011 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

Established in 1996, the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award honours excellence in the illustrated picture book format.

Ages: 3-8 years

Winners

I Know Here

Laurel Croza

A tale about a young girl whose family moves from the forests of northeastern Saskatchewan to a strange new place called ‘Toronto’.
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Shortlists

In Front of My House

Marianne Dubuc

A child explores the world around his home and fills it with characters from the stories and fables he knows.

Singing Away the Dark

Caroline Woodward

As a little girl walks to catch the school bus on a dark and windy winter morning, she finds that by singing, the woods aren't as scary, the walk isn't as long and the wind isn't as cold.

Spork

Kyo Maclear

His mum is a spoon, his dad is a fork, and he's a bit of both: he's Spork, a utensil who just doesn't seem to fit into the regimented world of the cutlery drawer.
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Stanley’s Little Sister

Linda Bailey

Stanley's home life goes awry when he suddenly finds himself with a new feline. Given time and a bit of mutual understanding, can peace and purring reign in Stanley's house?

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