The 2019 prize invited applicants to submit book materials – including cover, storyboard and spread designs – to the theme of ‘Where I Come From’, aimed at pre-school children up to 12 years. This year’s judging panel includes Templar illustrators, Jonny Duddle, Lara Hawthorne, Lucia Gaggiotti and Frann Preston Gannon.
THE 2019 FINALISTS ARE:
MARIA COCO for The New Swamp
PAULA WHITE for Bread, Buns and Biscuits
SALLY WALKER for Grandpa’s World
The winning entry will be announced at an awards ceremony at Nomad Books in Fulham on the 18th September 2019.
First Place: £750 and the work will be considered by the Templar team for publication
Second Place: £500
Third Place: £250