Finalists Announced for the 2023 Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Montreal (October 18, 2023)—Communication-Jeunesse (CJ) and the Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse.
The finalists represent the remarkable quality of work by Canadian creators. Each nominated title has made a valuable contribution to French-language children's literature in Canada.
“Congratulations to Canada's authors and illustrators for their notable creative talent," says Stéphane Masquida, Executive Director, Communication-Jeunesse. "And bravo to their publishers for their bold editorial choices. I'd like to thank the members of the jury for their dedication, and finally, express my enthusiasm for the five shortlisted titles, which proudly represent the diversity and quality of our literary landscape."
Communication-Jeunesse and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre would like to thank TD Bank Group for offering the largest literary prize for creators of French-language children's literature in Canada. The winning title will take home $50,000.
“For young people, the gift of reading opens the door to a future of infinite possibilities," says Sylvie Demers, President, Quebec Division, TD Bank Group. "As part of the TD Ready Commitment, our corporate citizenship platform, we are proud to support initiatives that help create a more inclusive world in which everyone can live and thrive. Congratulations to the finalists of the Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse, whose works encourage our young people to dream big."
"Congratulations to all the finalists of the Prix TD," says Urve Tamberg, President of the CCBC Board of Directors. "This year’s shortlisted titles celebrate the exceptional contributions to French Canadian children's literature. Each book has its own special quality that makes it stand out, but they all entertain, enlighten and engage young readers, inviting them to see the world from a different perspective."
The winner of the Prix TD will be announced on Communication-Jeunesse’s Facebook page on Monday, November 6 at 12 pm (EST).
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