Since 1974, the Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE has presented annually the Jean Throop Book Award (with cash prize of $2000) to encourage excellence in children’s literature. IODE represents the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire and is a women’s charitable organization "dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals through education support, community service and citizenship programs."
On April 26, 2014 at the IODE annual meeting in Niagara Falls, the winner of the 2014 IODE Toronto Jean Throop Book Award was presented jointly to...
author Andrew Larsen and illustrator Dušan Petričić
Kids Can Press
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