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AFHGAmelia Frances Howard-Gibbon (19th century illustrator)
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In 1971, the Canadian Library Association (CLA) established the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award (first won by Elizabeth Cleaver for The Wind Has Wings, edited by Mary Alice Downie and Barbara Robertson).
Dusan has been illustrating children's books for many years and has received numerous honours and awards for his work around the world, including the Canadian Library Association's 2009 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award for Mattland.
Leslie Elizabeth Watts has been honored with the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award and is a recipient of an Honorable Mention in ForeWord's Book of the Year Awards.
Christies Book Award and the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award.
Toye's involvement with the Friends of the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books resulted in the first publication of An Illustrated Comic Alphabet (1966), a hand-lettered text illustrated with humorous and delicate drawings by Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon. Although Howard-Gibbon had created the work in Ontario in 1859, the manuscript, which is considered Canada's first picturebook, had never been published, and its issue stimulated interest in the historical study of Canadian children's book illustration.
These awards consist of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award in Canada, the Australian Book of the Year Award for picture books, the Kate Greenaway Medal in Great Britain, and the Caldecott Medal in the United States.
Leslie Elizabeth Watts has been honored with the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, and is a recipient of an Honorable Mention in ForeWord's Book of the Year Awards.
The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award is given to the illustrator of an outstanding children's picture book published in the previous year.
The 2002 CLA Book of the Year Award for Children and the 2002 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Medal: Orphan at my door: The home child diary of Victoria Cope, by Jean Little, won the Book of the Year Award, and Where I live, by Frances Wolfe, won the Illustrator's Medal.
The book went on to win the 1972 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, and was published in several countries, including Japan.
The winner of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for 2000 is The magnificent piano recital, illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson, written by Marilynn Reynolds and published by Orca Book Publishers.
The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award is given by the Canadian Association of Children's Librarians, a division of the Canadian Library Association.