Victoria Book Prize Society

2016 Victoria Book Prize Finalists Announced


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

VICTORIA, BC – Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize.

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2015 Winners

City of Victoria Butler Book Prize Recipient

Julie Paul
The Pull of the Moon
Brindle & Glass Publishing

About This Work

Chosen as a Top 100 book of 2014 by The Globe and Mail, this collection of twelve unsettling short stories explores the...

About The Author

Julie Paul is the author of The Jealousy Bone and The Pull of the Moon. Her stories, poems, and essays have been published...

Bolen Books Children's Book Prize Recipient

Chris Tougas
Dojo Daycare
Owlkids Books

About This Work

One morning, six young ninjas are dropped off at Dojo Daycare. As soon as their ninja moms and ninja dads have left: KABOOM!...

About The Author

Chris Tougas is a writer-illustrator who loves dogs, the great outdoors, writing fun stories and making art. He has studied...