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Children's publishing

Shortlisted publishers looking forward to in-person Bologna Book Fair

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is going ahead in person next week after being cancelled for two years in a row over COVID-19 concerns — and the three Canadian publishers shortlisted for its best publisher of the year honour are excited for the serendipity that an in-person event offers.

The 2021 Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award finalists are revealed

Established in 1985 following the death of Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver, the award is presented to a Canadian illustrator in recognition of outstanding artistic talent. 

Owlkids Books, Monsieur Ed, and Greystone Books among finalists for 2022 Bologna Prize

The annual prize is awarded to a publisher “at the forefront of innovation in their activity for the creative nature of the editorial choices they have made during the previous year.”