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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  • Martin Springett, Isobel Springett – Kate and Pippin

Also shortlisted:

  • Nicholas Oldland – The Busy Beaver
  • Rebecca Bender – Don't Laugh at Giraffe
  • Cary Fagan, Geneviève Côte – Ella May and the Wishing Stone
  • Heather Hartt-Sussman, Georgia Graham – Here Comes Hortense!
  • Jane Barclay, Esperança Melo – JoJo the Giant
  • Ashley Spires – Larf
  • Émilie Rivard, Anne-Claire Delisle – Really and Truly
  • Kevin Sylvester – Splinters
  • Elin Kelsey, Soyeon Kim – You Are Stardust



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Added 14 July 2013.
Updated 26 June 2014.