International Picture Book Competition Biblioteca Insular de Gran Canaria


30th September 2019

Who may enter
The competition is open to writers and illustrators 18 years or over.

The contest is organized by the Biblioteca Insular de Gran Canaria.

The competition welcomes picturebooks which demonstrate narrative and visual originality. The term “picturebook” includes works where the story is developed through text and images, or exclusively images.

Entrants must present two double-spaced copies of the written text and one colour photocopie of three finished illustrations. They must also include a mock-up of the complete work showing how these illustrations and the text will be laid out as well as the layout of any other illustrations which should, at the very least, be sketched out. 

The text must be in Spanish.

The entry must not have been published before and not currently entered in any other competition.

Entry fee
Entry is free.

The winner will receive € 11,000. 

Please visit to learn more about the competition (scroll down to English version).