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Apr. 13 2021

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest, Join Hands to Create the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award"

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest recently announced a strategic cooperation agreement aiming at the joint organisation of a new prize—the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award".

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Mar. 25 2021

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Is Coming Back

The 2021 edition of the CCBF emblematic illustration contest is accepting submissions for the next three months and is bringing you new features and surprises.

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Nov. 16 2020

2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award Release Announcement

As the 2020 Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) closed yesterday, we are now ready to bring down the curtain on this latest edition of CCBF by announcing the winner of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award

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Nov. 14 2020

2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award Winners Announcement

As CCBF is in full gear, the names of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition special award winners were announced this afternoon in Shanghai.

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Sep. 09 2020

2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition 50 finalists' release

After three rounds, 5 professional jury identified the 50 most creative and attractive series to be included in the 2020 Finalists selection, which we are happy to announce below.

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Aug. 19 2020

Simon de Jocas, 2020 Golden Pinwheel Jury member: "We want books where we end up asking more questions than we give answers"

He is leading and managing Les 400 coups, a small independent publishing house focusing mainly on picture books that he purchased in 2013. What advice and guidance will he bring to young illustrators?

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Jul. 23 2020

Cho Sunkyunk, the many faces of illustration

China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) is honoured to invite Cho Sunkyunk to join the jury of the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition.

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Jul. 14 2020

Shapes and Colours Galore: Discover the geometric world of Philip Giordano

Philip Giordano is one of the five illustration specialists who have accepted to be part of the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Jury. He will be with us in Shanghai next Nov. Here is a sneak peek to make you wait until the CCBF great get-together.

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Jul. 08 2020

The more, the merrier! Another successful submission campaign for the Golden Pinwheel in 2020

After a three-month submission campaign, the competition received an incredible number of artworks—11,190 pictures from 2,238 artists—representing a 12% increase of participation compared to 2019.

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Jun. 30 2020

Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition: 2019 Grand Award winner Guilherme Karsten opens the door of his visual universe to CCBF

Guilherme Karsten is above all the winner of the 2019 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Grand Award and one of the great artists who will visit us during the CCBF 2020.

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Jun. 18 2020

Meet Jiu’er: The bright sprite of Chinese illustration

China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) is honoured to invite Jiu'er to join the jury of the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition. She is an Illustrator and Writer.

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Jun. 11 2020

Meet Chen Hui: Leading researcher on picture book making

Chen Hui is a professor at the School of Chinese Language and Literature, a Ph.D. supervisor, and the director of the Research Centre on Chinese Picture Book Writing at Beijing Normal University.

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May. 15 2020

Artistic adventures of a nomadic illustrator—interview with Rômolo D’Hipolito, 2019 Golden Pinwheel Special Mention winner

Today we will be introducing the Brazilian illustrator Rômolo Eduardo D'Hipólito who won the Special Mention of the 2019 edition of Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition. Let's follow D'Hipólito's steps and delve into his world of illustration!

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Apr. 30 2020

Put your boots on! We are going to a Forest Party with Li Jingxin, 2019 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustration Special Mention winner

Her work A Forest Party stood out from nearly 2000 international entries and won a Special Mention in the 2019 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustration Competition.

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Apr. 28 2020

"Pink is the New Black": Enter the facetious world of Miguel Pang, 2019 Golden Pinwheel Special Mention winner

Today we will continue our discovery of the art and career of the four illustrators who won a Special Mention in 2019 edition of the competition. This article casts light on Miguel Pang (Barcelona, 1980) and his winning series, Mister Black.

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Apr. 16 2020

Setting dreams on paper: The wonder worlds of Zhao Niaoer

Zhao Niaoer is one of the four artists who won a Golden Pinwheel Special Mention in the 2019 Young Illustrators Competition, and she is also the youngest illustrator ever to win an award in our competition.

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Apr. 10 2020

Meeting Stefano Di Cristofaro, the winner of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Peoples's Choice Award 2019

We wanted to know more about Stefano and his friendly rabbit characters. So, we took a (virtual) plane across the ocean to ask him a few questions on his background and his work.

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