XIV International Compostela Prize for Picture Books


Published: Friday, 19 March 2021

14 May 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

The competition is organised by the Department of Education of the City Council of Santiago de Compostela, in collaboration with KALANDRAKA Editora

Entrants are asked to submit a project of picture book: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other. 

The books may be presented in any of the official languages of the Iberian Peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese), and must be original and unpublished. 

The projects may be presented in any size, technique and format, but may not contain any more than 40 inner pages.

Previous winners

MILU'S DOG Mariann Máray

CÁNDIDO AND EVERYBODY ELSE Fran Pintadera (text), Christian Inaraja (illustration)


Entry fees
The competition is free to enter.

The winner will receive a cash prize of 9,000 €. The prize money will not be paid until the author or authors deliver the completed work ready for publication.

The prize-winning work will be published in all of the official languages of the peninsula (Galician, Catalan, Basque, Castilian Spanish and Portuguese) by the publisher Kalandraka in November 2021.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.