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Enter the Carmelite Picture Book Prize for childrens’ illustrators

By Pathways

The Carmelite Prize is an exciting award created to recognise excellence in children’s book illustration, with the aim of encouraging and inspiring the next generation of picture book illustrators.

The Prize invites students, aged 18 and over, to submit their illustration ideas for an original, specially-commissioned, text by an established children’s book author.


  • The winner will receive £1000. Their course tutor will also receive a £500 donation towards their students’ final year show.  The winner may also be offered a publishing contract for their final illustrations of the text.
  • There are runner-up prizes of £500 and £250.

Deadline: Friday 16 April 2021

How to apply: Click here for details.

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