Ontario Library Association
Blue Spruce Award


The Blue Spruce Award is voted on by children ages 4 to 7 in kindergarten to grade two for their favourite picture book by a Canadian author.

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  • Valerie Coulman, Roge – When Pigs Fly

Also shortlisted:

  • Linda Bailey, Alan and Lea Daniel – The Best Figure Skater in the Whole Wide World
  • Sarah Ellis, Kim La Fave – Big Ben
  • Tomson Highway, Brian Deines – Caribou Song
  • Margriet Ruurs, Barbara Spurll – Emma's Cold Day
  • Andrea Spalding, Leslie Elizabeth Watts – It's Raining It's Pouring
  • Mike Ulmer, Melanie Rose – M is for Maple: A Canadian Alphabet
  • Sheree Fitch, Janet Wilson – No Two Snowflakes
  • Paulette Bourgeois, Stephane Jorisch – Oma's Quilt
  • Jonathan London, Paul Morin – What The Animals Were Waiting For



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Added 21 March 2010.
Updated 21 March 2010.