Canadian Award Winner

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CNW Telbec

TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG) and the Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) are proud to announce that the book David et le salon fun�raire is the proud winner of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. Author Fran�ois Gravel and illustrator Pierre Pratt will share a $20,000 prize. The publisher, les �ditions Dominique et compagnie, will also receive $2,500 for promotional activities... In addition to the $20,000 awarded to the grand prize winner, a further $10,000 was shared between the three remaining finalists (Les Impatiences de Ping, Le Pays sans musique, Les petites b�tises de Passepoil) who were present at the ceremony to accept their prize.

The English winner of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, also
accompanied by a $20,000 prize, will be awarded on October 19, 2006 along with
a $10,000 award to be shared among the remaining finalists.

Gravel is the author of ten novels for adults and more than twenty children's books. He was awarded the Mr. Christie's Book Award for Zamboni in 1990, and for David et le fant�me in 2000.
Pierre Pratt is a hree-time recipient of the Governor General's Award of
Canada in the children's literature category in 1990, 1994 and 1998.

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