Advocate Illustrator Awards 2023 Jan 23 2024

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2023 was another fantastic year for Children's publishing and Advocate's illustrations across the globe.

Here's a look back a just some of the awards and nominations that they've brought home this year:

Emanuela Mannello: Vivienne in Paris published by Amplify Publishing

 Mom’s Choice Award: Winner

 Dragonfly Book Award: Cultural Diversity: Honourable Mention

Sian James: Where You Are published by Beaming Books

 Northern Dawn Awards: Preschool Category: Winner

Erin BrownFinding Calm in Nature: A Guide for Mindful Kids published by Beaming Books

 Northern Dawn Awards: Nature Category: Winner

Valeriya Milovanova: I Am Upset published by Unpublished

 Batsford Book Prize: Shortlisted

 Unpublished Picture Book Showcase: Selected

Teresa BellonStep inside Science: Germs published by Usborne

 Royal Society: Young People Book Prize: Nominated

Dubravka Kolanovic: Fox and the King published by Ascension Press

 Catholic Media Awards: Best Books for Youth: 3rd Place

Estelle CorkeMusical Soulmates: A Girl Who Hears Music Everywhere published by Miriam Laundry Publishing

 Living Now Awards: Children’s Inspirational Picture Book: Bronze Medal

Laura BorioKyle the Kraken Wants a Friend published by Hazy Dell Press

 Moonbeam Book Award: Picture Book 4-8: Silver

Hannah AbboComposting for Community published by Glop Books

 Bookstagang: Best of 2023: Winner

Simone DouglasLizzie and Belle Mysteries: Drama and Danger published by Farshore

 Waterstones Book Awards: Young Readers: Shortlisted

 Diverse Book Awards: Best Children’s Book: Winner

 The Week Junior Book Awards: Children’s Book of the Year: Breakthrough Winner

 UKLA Book Awards: Longlisted

Louise ForshawMajor and Mynah published by Firefly Press

 The Week Junior Book Awards: Children's Book of the Year: Younger Fiction (6-9 year olds): Shortlisted

Max RambaldiVillain Kid, Fully Busted published by Scholastic Australia

 West Australian Young Readers Book Award: Younger Readers: shortlisted

Mike ByrneWhich Bums Mums? published by Buster Books

 Children’s Literature Festival 2023: Independently Published Book: Winner

Jenny WrenMax Rambaldi / Juan CalleA Dinosaur a Day published by Farshore

 British Book Design and Production Awards: Educational Books: Shortlisted

Sara UgolottiRaquela’s Seder published by Kar-Ben Publishing

 Sydney Taylor Book Award: Notable

Eugenia NobatiYuck You Suck! Poems about Animals That SIP, SLURP, SUCK published by Millbrook Press

 Texas Bluebonnet Award: Master's List

Sawyer Cloud: Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras Prize published by Global Publisher Services

AOI World Illustration Awards: Children's Publishing: Longlisted 

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