Governor General's Literary Awards
1996 Nominees: Children's Literature Categories
The announcement of the shortlists in these and other (adult) categories were made October 17, 1996. The prizes in each category will be presented by Governor-General Roméo LeBlanc on Nov. 12, 1996.
English-Language Children's Literature, Text
- Jan Andrews. Keri (Groundwood)
- David Boyd. Bottom Drawer (Rubicon)
- Gillian Chan. Glory Days and Other Stories (Kids Can Press)
- Don Gillmor. The Fabulous Song (Stoddart Kids)
- Paul Yee. Ghost Train (Groundwood).
English-Language Children's Literature, Illustration
- Eric Beddows. The Rooster's Gift (Groundwood)
- Alan and Lea Daniel. Sody Salleratus (Kids Can Press)
- Wang Kui. The Wise Washerman - A Folktale from Burma (Hyperion)
- Johnny Wales. Gruntle Piggle Takes Off (Viking)
- Werner Zimmerman. Whatever You Do, Don't Go Near That Canoe (North Winds Press)
French-Language Children's Literature, Text
There will be no prize this year for illustration in French-language children's literature.
- Sylvie Desrosiers. Le Long Silence (Editions de la Courte Echelle)
- Jacinthe Gaulin. Mon P'tit Frère (Editions Héritage)
- Daniel Sernine. L'Arc-en-Cercle (Editions Héritage)
- Gilles Tibo. Noémie - Le Secret de Madame Lumbago (Editions Québec/Amérique)
- Hélène Vachon. Le Plus Proche Voisin (Editions Héritage).
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