Previous Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award Winners and Finalists

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2017

Winner:

Jennifer McGrath. The Snow Knows. Illustrated by Josée Bisaillon. Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 2016.

Finalists:

Shane Peacock. The Artist and Me. Illustrated by Sophie Casson. Toronto: Owlkids Books, 2016.

Chris Hadfield and Kate Fillion. The Darkest Dark. Illustrated by Erin Fan and Terry Fan. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2016.

Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer. I Am Not a Number. Illustrated by Gillian Newland. Toronto: Second Story Press, 2016.

Jon Klassen. We Found a Hat. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2016.

2016

Winner:

Danielle Daniel. Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2015.

Finalists:

Alma Fullerton. In a Cloud of Dust. Illustrated by Brian Deines. Toronto: Pajama Press, 2015.

Maureen Fergus. InvisiBill. Illustrated by Dušan Petričić. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2015.

JonArno Lawson. Sidewalk Flowers. Illustrated by Sydney Smith. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2015.

Willow Dawson. The Wolf-Birds. Toronto: Owlkids Books, 2015.

2015

Winner:

Cybèle Young. Nancy Knows. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2014.

Finalists:

Roy Miki and Slavia Miki. Dolphin SOS. Illustrated by Julie Flett. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2014.

Laurel Croza. From There to Here. Illustrated by Matt James. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2014.

Eric Walters. Hope Springs. Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2014.

Christine Baldacchino. Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress. Illustrated by Isballe Malenfant. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2014.

Ashley Spires. The Most Magnificent Thing. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2014.

2014

Winner:

Julie Morstad. How To. Vancouver: Simply Read Books, 2013.

Finalists:

Ruth Ohi. Fox and Squirrel. Toronto: North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada, 2013.

Kathy Stinson. The Man with the Violin. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Annick Press, 2013.

Eric Walters. My Name Is Blessing. Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2013.

Marthe Jocelyn and Nell Jocelyn. Where Do You Look? Toronto: Tundra Books, 2013.

2013

Winner:

Cary Fagan. Mr. Zinger’s Hat. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2012.

Finalists:

Geneviève Côté. Mr. King’s Things. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2013.

Jennifer Lanthier. The Stamp Collector. Illustrated by François Thisdale. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2012.

Wallace Edwards. Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe. Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2012.

Kyo Maclear. Virginia Wolf. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2012.

2012

Winner:

Geneviève Côté. Without You. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2011.

Finalists:

Nicola Winstanley. Cinnamon Baby. Illustrated by Janice Nadeau. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2011.

Barbara Reid. Picture a Tree. Toronto: North Wind Press/Scholastic Canada, 2011.

Dan Bar-el. Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been? Illustrated by Rae Maté. Vancouver: Simply Read Books, 2011.

Ashley Spires. Small Saul. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2011.

2011

Winner:

Laurel Croza. I Know Here. Illustrated by Matt James. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010.

Finalists:

Marianne Dubuc. In Front of My House. Translated by Yvette Ghione. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2010.

Caroline Woodward. Singing Away the Dark. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. Vancouver: Simply Read Books, 2010.

Kyo Maclear. Spork. Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2010.

Linda Bailey. Stanley’s Little Sister. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2010.

2010

Winner:

Colleen Sydor. Timmerman Was Here. Illustrated by Nicolas Debon. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.

Finalists:

Janet Perlman. The Delicious Bug. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2009.

Geneviève Côté. Me and You. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2009.

Joanne Schwartz. Our Corner Grocery Store. Illustrated by Laura Beingessner. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.

Frieda Wishinsky. You’re Mean, Lily Jean. Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2009.

2009

Winner:

Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert. Mattland. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008.

Finalists:

Ruth Ohi. Chicken, Pig, Cow. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008.

Pamela Hickman. It’s Moving Day! Illustrated by Geraldo Valério. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008.

Nicola I. Campbell. Shin-chi’s Canoe. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2008.

Cary Fagan. Thing-Thing. Illustrated by Nicolas Debon. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2008.

2008

Winner:

Frieda Wishinsky. Please, Louise! Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2007.

Finalists:

Robert Heidbreder. Lickety-Split. Illustrated by Dušan Petricic. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2007.

Nan Gregory. Pink. Illustrated by Luc Melanson. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2007.

Barroux. Super Handyman: The Master of Tools. Translated by Jane MacAulay. Montreal: Smith, Bonappétit & Son, 2007.

2007

Winner:

Sara O’Leary. When You Were Small. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. Vancouver: Simply Read Books, 2006.

Finalists:

Ellen Schwartz. Abby’s Birds. Illustrated by Sima Elizabeth Shefrin. Vancouver: Tradewind Books, 2006.

Mélanie Watt. Augustine. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006.

Barbara Reid. Fox Walked Alone. Toronto: North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada, 2006.

Mélanie Watt. Scaredy Squirrel. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006.

Catherine Jameson. Zoe and the Fawn. Illustrated by Julie Flett. Penticton, BC: Theytus Books, 2006.

2006

Winner:

Marie-Louise Gay. Caramba! Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.

Finalists:

Sharon Jennings. Bearcub and Mama. Illustrated by Mélanie Watt. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2005.

Mireille Levert. Eddie Longpants. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.

Connie Kaldor and Carmen Campagne (story and songs). Lullaby Berceuse: A Warm Prairie Night. Illustrated by Brian Deines. Montreal: La Montagne Secrète, 2005.

Nicola I. Campbell. Shi-shi-etko. Illustrated by Kim LaFave. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2005.