The $752.81 X 2 Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award will be presented biannually to Canadian authors or illustrators of the work of juvenile literature that had the jury most: buckled over with guffaws, incapacitated with giggles, and/or rib-ticklingly, side-splittingly, thigh-slappingly entertained. Starting in 2019 TWO (2!!) prizes will be awarded, one for a board or picture book, one for a book with lots more words than pictures.
- board books
- picture books
- chapter books
- graphic novels
- juvenile fiction and non-fiction (suitable for readers up to grade 7)
- created by Canadian authors and/or illustrators permanently residing in Canada
- published between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018
- written in English
- young adult fiction
- self-published titles
How to submit:
Please send 3 copies of the work along with the submission form to:
The Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey Funniest Children’s Book Award
6637 Emerson Street, Burnaby BC V5E 1W5
The second Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey Funniest Children’s Book Award will be presented at a special ceremony in Spring 2019.
Please note: In the case of an illustrated book where illustrations comprise 50% or more of the content, the prize will be equally divided between the author and illustrator.
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