In Press

Last year, Leonard, as Jury President, helped to organize and guide the first-ever international competition for picture book writing. Nearly 1,700 manuscripts were submitted by writers in five languages from 68 countries! One First Prize winner, Three Second Prize winners,
and 20 Finalist winners were selected and received cash prizes and the possibility of publication
by one or more of Astra’s global imprints. Watch the virtual award ceremony and hear from the
contest winners and judges here:

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