Two Canadian publishers, Scholastic Canada and Comme des géants, have been nominated for the 2019 BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year (North America). Exhibitors at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, April 1–4 in Bologna, Italy, will vote on the winners in six geographically divided categories: Africa, Central and South America, North America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. The winners will be announced at the fair’s official opening on April 1.
Last year’s North American winner was the Sherbrooke, Quebec–based Editions d’eux. The full list of 2019 North American nominees follows: