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Arthur Slade wins TD Canadian Children’s Lit Award

The Scotiabank Giller Prize wasn’t the only big book event held in Toronto on Tuesday night “ the Canadian Childrens Book Centre Awards were handed out as well. The winners are as follows:

TD Canadian Childrens Literature Award ($25,000):
Arthur Slade, The Hunchback Assignments (HarperCollins Canada)

Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Childrens Non-fiction ($10,000):
Priscilla Galloway and Dawn Hunter, Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road (Annick Press)

Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award ($20,000):
Colleen Sydor, Nicolas Debon, illus., Timmerman Was Here (Tundra Books)

Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People ($5,000):
Shane Peacock, Vanishing Girl (Tundra Books)