9 February 2024
Who may enter
The competition is open to illustrators over the age of 18 who have not yet published a book with an ISBN number.
The contest is organized by the Apila Ediciones, a publishing house based in Alagón, Spain.
“ Apila Ediciones in collaboration with the High School of Design of Aragón and with the support of its Town Hall, announces “Apila’s 2024 First Printing Award”. This is an international illustrated picture book contest to promote creativity and enrich children’s literature with an educational scope.
Illustrators, regardless of nationality, may submit a project of an illustrated picture book for children, written in Spanish or English (max. 40 pages).
The competition is free to enter.
The winning book will be published by the Apila Ediciones. The winner will receive € 4.000.