2020
INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK AWARD 

Celebrating Childhood Dreams

REGISTRATION

INTRODUCTION

International Children’s Picture Book Award is a biannual contest held by Ehomebooks for unpublished children’s picture books across the globe. This award acknowledges the importance of picture books to children; draws public interest in and awareness of children’s picture books; promotes the creation of picture books for children; and recognizes authors and/or illustrators for their contributions to the development of children’s picture books.

Themed “Celebrating Childhood Dreams”, this year’s award aims at embracing, fostering and honoring children’s dreams and offering adults a chance to relive their childhood dreams through picture books.

The award welcomes submissions from authors and/or illustrators of any nationalities.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Every attempt to enrich and enhance children's literature is welcome and appreciated.

Authors and illustrators of any nationalities can enter;

Authors and illustrators must not be under 18 years of age;

Members of the organizing board, members of the judge panel and their relatives are not eligible.

ELIGIBILITY

THE MANUSCRIPT 

Submission(s) must be no more than 64 pages and no longer than 1000 words.

Submission(s) should be intended for children aged up to 10 years old.

No limit in number of entries per person.

Submission(s) must be in English.

Submission(s) must be original. The organizer will not hold any responsibility if any dispute around copy rights arises.

Submission(s) must not be published or in a contract with any publisher before the announcement of the award.

$3000

  • A prize of $2,000 cash and a plaque;
  • An extra $1000 to buy and donate books to a place of choice;
  • A book publishing contract with Ehomebooks.
Best Story Award 

$6000

Best Picture Book Award 

THE PRIZES

  • A prize of $5,000 cash and a plaque;
  • An extra $1000 to buy and donate books to a place of choice;
  • A book publishing contract with Ehomebooks.

$3000

  • A prize of $2,000 cash and a plaque;
  • An extra $1000 to buy and donate books to a place of choice;
  • A book publishing contract with Ehomebooks.
Best Illustrations Award 

REGISTRATION

  • An official entry form (Download Here);
  • The full manuscript (typed in Time News Roman, double-spaced);
  • The manuscript’s first eight illustrations (PDF);
  • The full storyboard depicting your complete story (PDF).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

The official Entry Form must be attached with each submitted entry. Entries can be submitted either by the author or the illustrator. Submissions must be emailed to the ICPBA at awards@ehomebooks.vn

Your entry must include the following: 

IMPORTANT DATES 

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March 18   2021

Winners announced

June 15    2020

Submission open

January 12    2021

Shortlist announced

November 30    2020

Submission closed

10

Years of Development

200+

Picture Book Titles

50+

Publishers & Agencies Worldwide

THE ORGANIZER

Ehomebooks is amongst the top children’s book imprints in Vietnam, aspiring to publish the best children’s books to Vietnamese young readers and foster the love and habit of reading in children. 

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