Dušan Petričić - Author/Illustrator

Dušan Petričić

Duýan Petričić is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include Bagels from Benny, The Enormous Potato and In the Tree House. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Bagels from Benny

2005 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2004 - Canadian Jewish Book Award, Winner
2004 - Toronto IODE Book Award, Winner
2004 - International Book Awards, The Society of School Librarians International, Short-listed
2004 - National Jewish Book Award, Short-listed
2004 - Mr. Christie Book Award, Runner-up
2003 - Sydney Taylor Book Award, Winner
2003 - Best Bets, Ontario Library Association, Winner

Bone Button Borscht

1998 - IBBY Honour List, illustration, The International Board on Books for Young People, Winner
1997 - Tiny Torgi Literary Award, CNIB Library for the Blind, Short-listed
1997 - Junior Library Guild Selection, Winner
1996 - Book Design Award, Alcuin Society, Winner
1995 - Notable Canadian Fiction for Children, Canadian School Library Association and Canadian Association of Children's Librarians, Winner

In the Tree House

2014 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2014 - Shining Willow Award, The Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Award, Short-listed
2014 - Jean Throop Book Award, Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE, Winner
2014 - Best Books of the Year for Children and Young Adults, Bank Street Children's Book Committee, Winner
2014 - TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, CBC Fan Choice Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards, Winner
2013 - Book of the Year 2013: Books for Young People, Quill & Quire, Winner

My Family Tree and Me

2015 - Best Bets Picture Book, Ontario Library Association, Winner
2015 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

The Enormous Potato

1999 - Palmares des livres preferes des jeunes (Children's Favourite Books), Communication-Jeunesse, Winner
1999 - Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award, Winner