Publishers across Canada are invited to submit picture books for the annual Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award / Le Prix Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver pour le meilleur livre d’images Canadien (the Cleaver Award).
Every year since 1986, IBBY-Canada has given the Cleaver Award to a Canadian illustrator in recognition of outstanding artistic talent in a Canadian picture book. The winner receives a cheque for $1,000.00 and a certificate at an annual award ceremony.
Three members of IBBY-Canada form the Cleaver committee and administer the award. The committee members for the 2015 award are: Theo Heras, Chair; Allison Taylor-McBryde; and Lyne Rajotte.
Please keep in mind these terms when submitting your book(s):
c/o The Canadian Children’s Book Centre
217-40 Orchard View Blvd.
Toronto, ON M4R 1B9
Please submit one copy of any eligible book to each committee member (total of 3). For their addresses, please contact Theo Heras at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for entries is December 11, 2015.