2020 Winners

Cover Design: Children's/Young Adult

Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

Get Back in the Book!

Author: Larry Issa, illustrated by Emma Chadwick

Publisher: Kalamus

ISBN: 978-1-9999267-0-0

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The characters from a young writer's story have escaped to explore the world! Can YOU convince them to get back in the book? This extraordinary tale illustrates the powerful and positive impact of books and storytelling.

Rowdy Randy

Author: Casey Day Rislov, illustrated by Zachary Pullen

Publisher: Casey Rislov Books

ISBN: 978-0-578-42945-8

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Rowdy Randy, a horsefly legend, will jangle your spurs and blow your cowboy hat clean off. Vivid art portrays realistic animals and landscapes.

Star Wars: The Secrets of the Jedi

Author: Marc Sumerak

Publisher: Insight Kids

ISBN: 978-1-6838370-2-2

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Join Jedi Master Luke Skywalker on a fully interactive journey. Discover the world of Star Wars’ Jedi through this fun and fully interactive reading experience.

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