Winners & Finalists

View Winners/Finalists of the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize.
View Winners/Finalists of the Children's Book Prize.

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...