Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA) and Retail Council of Canada (RCC) have announced the 2014 CBA Libris Awards longlist. Voted on by members of the Canadian book industry, the CBA Libris Awards honours talented authors whose works were embraced by book-buyers, and the dedicated professionals who ensured those authors’ books connected meaningfully with readers.
Tundra would like to congratulate Julie Kraulis, Whimsy’s Heavy Things has been nominated for the Children’s Picture book of the Year!
The longlist will be voted on by book industry members, with a shortlist being released in April. The winners will be announced at the Libris Awards Gala taking place on June 2, 2014 as part of Retail Council Canada’s annual STORE Conference.
Congratulations to the other nominated authors and illustrators:
- The Dark by Lemony Snicket, Illustrated by Jon Klassen
- Warning: Do Not Open This Book! by Adam Lehrhaupt, Illustrated by Matthew Forsyth
- Not Your Typical Dragon by Dan Bar-el, Illustrated by Tim Bowers
- The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, Illustrated by Barbara Reid
- Lasso the Wind by George Elliott Clarke, illustrated by Susan Tooke
- Binky: License to Scratch by Ashley Spires
- This Little Hamster by Kass Reich
Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA) and Retail Council of Canada (RCC) have announced the 2013 CBA Libris Awards shortlist. Voted on by members of the Canadian book industry, the CBA Libris Awards honours talented authors whose works were embraced by book-buyers, and the dedicated professionals who ensured those authors’ books connected meaningfully with readers.
Tundra would like to congratulate Susin Nielsen, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen has been shortlisted for the CBA Young Reader Award!
Congratulations to the other shortlisted Young Reader Award authors: Kenneth Oppel for Such Wicked Intent and Wallace Edwards for Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe.
The award ceremony will be held on Monday, June 3 from 5:30-9:00 pm. For more information, please visit CBA Libris Awards online.
The Canadian Booksellers Association has revealed the shortlists for this year’s Libris Awards, which recognize literary achievement as well as behind-the-scenes contributions in the book industry, as voted on by independent booksellers. Tundra would like to congratulate Shane Peacock on his nomination!
The Dragon Turn
The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 5th Case
Written by Shane Peacock
Hardcover | 240 Pages | Ages 10-14
“…Shane Peacock takes his readers through a plethora of underground passages, secret tunnels and chambers, as well as mazes of late Victorian London streets, replete with fantastic villains, stumbling police detectives, and even a dragon…. The experienced reader will enjoy allusions to Doyle’s original text….” – SDSU Children’s Literature Reviews
Congratulations to the other Young Reader nominees:
- I Am Canada: Deadly Voyage by Hugh Brewster
- This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel
This year’s awards ceremony takes place on Sunday, June 3, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Our fingers are crossed!