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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  • Mélanie Watt – Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend

Also shortlisted:

  • Linda Bailey, Bill Slavin – The Farm Team
  • Barbara Reid – Fox Walked Alone
  • Jeremy Tankard – Grumpy Bird
  • Margriet Ruurs, Ron Broda – In My Backyard
  • Kari-Lynn Winters, Ben Hodson – Jeffrey and Sloth
  • Rebecca Upjohn, Renné Benoit – Lily and the Paper Man
  • Hazel Hutchins, Maria van Lieshout – The List
  • Frieda Wishinsky, Marie-Louise Gay – Please, Louise!
  • Debby Waldman, Cindy Revell – A Sack Full of Feathers



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Added 21 March 2010.
Updated 21 March 2010.