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Jul. 11 2022

金风车插画展武汉特展丨上海童书展联合“点子真多”暑期特别呈现 (?)

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Nov. 22 2021

2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award Winners Announcement

The 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award has found its winners. The Golden Pinwheel Jury and Organising Committee are honoured to make the results of the Competition public through a video message.

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Nov. 16 2021

The work of an illustrator can be so powerful丨Golden Pinwheel Grand Award Winner Veronica Neacșu

Veronica Neacșu built a distinctive point of view regarding how to maintain vigorous vitality and how to balance the visual impact of the work and the degree of detail.

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Nov. 11 2021

Voting Opened for the CCBF People's Choice Award: You Are the Judge!

What is the best illustration in the 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition? Your turn has come to decide! Starting from today until 22 November, everyone is invited to throw a ballot in the CCBF People's Choice Award.

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Sep. 02 2021

“And Then They Were 50!”: the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Releases the 2021 Finalists

The China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) is glad to announce the 50 Finalists selected in the 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition.

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Sep. 01 2021

Picture Books are the Art of Expression, not of Explanation: An Interview with Golden Pinwheel Jury Member Zhu Ziqiang

We interviewed Prof Zhu about the origins of his passion for picture books, his years in Japan and his understanding of visual storytelling.

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Jul. 20 2021

Catch a Glimpse into the Cartoon World of Ken Niimura

his creative upbringing, which involved watching lots of European and Japanese comics and animation and results in a vibrant and exuberant drawing style of his own.

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Jul. 08 2021

Book Illustration, a Field of Creative Endeavour with Enormous Potential for ‘Ownership’—Interview with Martin Salisbury

We spoke to Martin about why he started the MA Children's Book Illustration programme, books he likes, tips for young illustrators, and more.

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Jul. 06 2021

Golden Pinwheel Celebrates Another Year of Success with 2,426 Submissions Received from Across the Globe

After a three-month submission campaign, the competition received an amazing number of artworks—12,130 pictures from 2,426 artists—representing an increase of 8.4% in participation compared to 2020.

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Jun. 28 2021

"To Make a Good Picture Book, Is to Understand Children", An Interview with Golden Pinwheel Jury Member Huang Li

CCBF has invited picture book artist Huang Li to serve as one of the judges of the 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition.

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Jun. 28 2021

Jam Dong: Illustrating the Magic of Nature. Interview with 2020 GP Golden Pinwheel Special Mention Winner

Today we would like to introduce Jam Dong, another winner of the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Illustration Competition.

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May. 27 2021

Literary Agent Debbie Bibo: It's All about Nurturing Creatives and Fostering Relationships

Its founder Debbie Bibo gladly accepted our invitation join the 2021 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition jury. Here is a close up on her work and first -hand information about the fascinating role of a literary agent.

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May. 20 2021

"Good Art Is Timeless": Revisiting Chinese Ancient Art with Golden Pinwheel Grand Award Winner Luo Ling

Luo Ling won the favour of judges as she received the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Grand Award (China), rewarding her distinctive artistic skilfulness and creative talent.

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May. 13 2021

Qiu Yiyang, the Inspiration Catcher——Meet the 2020 Golden Pinwheel People's Choice Award Winner

So, in the end, I think the best attitude for an artist is to shut out their emotions from within, and it gets even better when you add a little sense of social responsibility to it!

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Apr. 13 2021

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest, Join Hands to Create the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award"

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest recently announced a strategic cooperation agreement aiming at the joint organisation of a new prize—the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award".

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Mar. 25 2021

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Is Coming Back

The 2021 edition of the CCBF emblematic illustration contest is accepting submissions for the next three months and is bringing you new features and surprises.

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Nov. 16 2020

2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award Release Announcement

As the 2020 Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) closed yesterday, we are now ready to bring down the curtain on this latest edition of CCBF by announcing the winner of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award

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