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2015 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


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.


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.

From There to Here

Laurel Croza

A little girl and her family have just moved across the country by train. Their new neighborhood in the city of Toronto is very different from their home in the Saskatchewan bush, and at first everything about “there” seems better than “here.”

*Hope Springs

Eric Walters

(Ages: 6+) A drought has settled in the area around the orphanage where Boniface lives. When the building of the orphanage's well is completed, Boniface has an idea to help the villagers.

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Christine Baldacchino

Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. But most of all, Morris loves wearing a tangerine dress. The children in Morris’s class don’t understand. Dresses, they say, are for girls.
Also Available in eBook

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.
Also Available in eBook

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