The $1000 Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award will be presented biannually to a Canadian author or illustrator of the work of juvenile fiction that had the jury most: buckled over with guffaws, incapacitated with giggles, and/or rib-ticklingly, side-splittingly, thigh-slappingly entertained.
- board books
- picture books
- chapter books
- graphic novels
- juvenile fiction (suitable for readers up to grade 7)
- created by Canadian authors and/or illustrators permanently residing in Canada
- published between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016
- 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 OyVey Funniest Children’s Book Award
11731 Fourth Avenue, Richmond, BC V7E 3H5
1 January 2017
The first Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey Funniest Children’s Book Award will be presented at a special ceremony in Spring 2017.
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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