2016 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

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Danielle Daniel

In this introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals, young children explain why they identify with different creatures.
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Shortlists

In a Cloud of Dust

Alma Fullerton

Beautifully illustrated and simply told, this is a joyful account of what it might be like for children who benefit from bicycle libraries around the world.

InvisiBill

Maureen Fergus

When Bill asks for someone to, "Please pass the potatoes" at the dinnertable and no one pays any attention to him, he actually turns invisible.

Sidewalk Flowers

Jon Arno Lawson

This wordless book follows a child out walking with her dad who never notices her quietly brightening the world around them. Good for getting kids talking.
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The Wolf-Birds

Willow Dawson

In a story set deep in the wild winter wood, two hungry ravens fly in search of their next meal. A pack of wolves is on the hunt, too. Food is scarce, but, if they team up, the ravens and wolves just might be able to help each other.
Also Available in eBook

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