Monday, August 6, 2012

Blue Spruce 10th Anniversary @ the Canadian National Exhibition

10th Anniversary Blue Spruce™ Award Program Exhibit !!!!!!!

Join us at the CNE this summer!!!
Daily: Friday, August 17th - Monday, September 3rd
Open: 10 am - 10 pm
Booth 711, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies Pavilion
The Ontario Library Association and the CNE are proud to present this exhibit celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Blue Spruce Awards. The Blue Spruce Award is an annual award honouring the author/illustrator of the best picture book as chosen by Kindergarten to Grade 2 students from across the province. This exhibit will feature artwork from some of the 100 books nominated in the last 10 years, as well as interactive children’s crafts and a reading corner.

Photo: The Farm Team by Bill Slavin

Canadian National Exhibition - Home
Come join me and many volunteers from OLA, to see the ORIGINAL whimsical water colour paintings of Bill Slavin, finely sculpted, colourful bas-relief images from Barbara Reid's "Subway Mouse" and "Perfect Snow",  Bruno St-Aubin's capricious and funny illustration from "The Hockey Sweater", Stéphane Jorisch's stylized "Suki's Kimono" and Jeremy Tankard bold graphics in "Boo Hoo Bird".... just to name a few!

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