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2015 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Shortlist

Created by kerryclare
  • Age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award
(Ottawa, March 5, 2015) - The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award. This award is generously sponsored by Library Services Centre and recognizes an illustrator of a noteworthy Canadian book, published in 2014, that appeals to children up to the age of 12 years.

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Most Magnificent Thing, The

illustrated by Ashley Spires
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, pets, humorous stories

Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. “She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. All she has to do is make it, and she mak …