Sunday, 16 February 2014
Participation on Tomie dePaola Award 2013
The Tomie dePaola Illustration Award is one of the competition event in the Society of Children's Book Writer and
Illustrator (SCBWI), given annually to an illustrator of promise chosen by Tomie himself.
Thomas Anthony dePaola* (born September 15, 1934), is an American writer and illustrator who has created
more than 200 children's books, and is known best for picture books such as Strega Nona.
 He received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his lifetime contribution to American children's literature in 2011
2013 Tomie Prompt:
Over the past few years, the picture book seems to be geared more towards the very young crowd.
With this in mind, here is this year's task:
Illustrate a poem (see below) in full color for a book of poem that will be "pitched" to parents to read to their
babies, toddlers, etc.
Unofficial Gallery of Tomie dePaola Award 2014