Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Governor General's Literary Awards 2012 Winners

Yesterday, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of the prestigious Governor General Literary Awards for 2012  including those in the two (English) Children's categories.

Congratulations to all the award winners and nominees for being recognized for their contributions to enriching our collection of phenomenal youngCanLit.

This year's winners in the two (English) Children's categories are: 

For Children’s Text:

Susin Nielsen
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen


Tundra Books
243 pp.
Ages 11-14

Reviewed here on CanLit for LittleCanadians just days ago!

For Children’s Illustration:

Isabelle Arsenault
Virginia Wolf

Text by Kyo Maclear
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 5-10

Reviewed here on CanLit for LittleCanadians on March 13, 2012. 

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