Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for Illustration

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. See more kids literary prize winners.

This award, presented by the Canadian Library Association, was awarded to an illustrator of a children’s book (suitable for children up to and including age 12) published in Canada. It was established in 1971 and ceased in 2016.

See other awards of the Canadian Library Association.

Cover of Sidewalk flowers2016

Sidewalk Flowers JonArno Lawson; illustrated by Sydney Smith

2015

Any Questions? Marie-Louise Gay

2014

The Dark Lemony Snicket; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Book cover of You are stardust2013

You are stardust Elin Kelsey; illustrated by Soyeon Kim

2012

My name is Elizabeth! Annika Dunklee; illustrated by Matthew Forsythe

2011

Roslyn Rutabaga and the biggest hole on Earth! written and illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

Book cover: Perfect Snow2010

Perfect snow, written and illustrated by Barbara Reid

2009

Mattland Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert; illustrated by Dušan Petričić

2008

Chester Mélanie Watt

Book cover: Scaredy Squirrel2007

Scaredy Squirrel Mélanie Watt

2006

The Baabaasheep Quartet Leslie Elizabeth Watts

2005

Monkey business Wallace Edwards

2004

Stanley’s Party Linda Bailey, illustrated by Bill Slavin

2003

The art room Susan Vande Griek; illustrated by Pascal Milelli

2002

Where I live Frances Wolfe

2001

The magnificent piano recital Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson

2000

The Dragon New Year David Bouchard; illustrated by Zhong-Yang Huang

1999

A child’s treasury of nursery rhymes illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

1998

The party Barbara Reid

1997

Ghost train Paul Yee; illustrated by Harvey Chan

1996

Just like new Ainslie Manson; illustrated by Karen Reczuch

1995

Gifts Jo Ellen Bogart; illustrated by Barbara Reid

1994

Last leaf first snowflake to fall Leo Yerxa

1993

The dragon’s pearl Paul Morin

1992

Waiting for the whales Sheryl McFarlane; illustrated by Ron Lightburn

1991

Orphan boy Tololwa Mollel; illustrated by Paul Morin

1990

Til all the stars have fallen: Canadian poems for children selected by David Booth; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

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