Freelance illustrator Emma Chadwick has been revealed as the winner of the inaugural Templar Illustration Competition. … The Bookseller reports:
Templar launched the competition in December to mark its 40th anniversary and asked entrants to submit materials on a dragon-related theme. Submissions could be either fiction or non-fiction and aimed at pre-school children up to 12-years-old.
Chadwick won the prize with her entry entitled ‘Douglas in the Land of Faraway’, which is about a dragon called Douglas who longs to visit the magical lands he reads about in his stories.
Chadwick was presented with her £750 prize at [a] party to celebrate Templar’s 40th birthday.
Student Brittany E Lakin came in second place with ‘The Dragon that Swallowed the Moon’ and retail assistant, Ann MacLeod, came in third with ‘Danni and the Dragons’.