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Celebrating Dayal Kaur Khalsa


Annex 2 -- Awards and Honors

  • Choice Book from the Children's Book Center, 1984, for Baabee Books, Series II, and 1985, for Merry Christmas Baabee;

  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1986, and New York Public Library's Best Children's Book, 1986, for Tales of a Gambling Grandma;

  • Children's Literature Prize Honorable Mention for Illustration from the Canada Council, 1987;

  • Ruth Schwartz Award Finalist from the Ontario Arts Council, 1987;

  • Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Finalist, 1987;

  • American Institute of Graphic Arts Show Winner's List, 1987; American Booksellers Association/ Children's Book Council Children's Bestseller List, 1988; Choice Book from the Canadian Children's Book Center, 1988-89; and one of New York Public Library's Best Children's Books; all for I Want a Dog;

  • Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration Finalist, and Parents Choice Award for Book Illustration from Parent's Choice Foundation, 1988, for Sleepers;

  • One of Booklist's Most Outstanding Picture Books of the Year, 1988, for My Family Vacation.

Annex III - Paintings of Famous Artists included in Khalsa's books*