Aidan Cassie and Kathy Page Win 2019 Victoria Book Prizes


Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

VICTORIA, BC – Tonight at the 16th annual Victoria Book Prize Gala, Kathy Page was awarded the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for Dear Evelyn (Biblioasis), and Aidan Cassie was awarded the Victoria Children’s Book Prize for Sterling, Best Dog Ever (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).

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2019 Winners

Victoria Children's Book Prize Recipient

Aidan Cassie
Sterling, Best Dog Ever
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

About This Work

Sterling the dog has always wanted a home. But no home has ever wanted him. So when Sterling sees a sign on the side of the...

About The Author

Aidan Cassie is an author-illustrator who grew up on Canada’s West Coast. At Emily Carr University of Art and Design and...

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Recipient

Kathy Page
Dear Evelyn

About This Work

Born between the wars on a working-class London street, Harry Miles wins a scholarship and a chance to escape his station,...

About The Author

Kathy Page’s works include Frankie Styne and the Silver Man; Alphabet, a Governor General’s Award finalist in 2005; and The...