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Golden Baobab gives African children's literature a $20 000 boost

12 March 2014, 18:09

Accra - The 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes for African children’s literature and illustrations has been launched.

The awards which is in  6th year of the prize, will be awarding 6 distinct prizes worth $20,000.

These 6 prizes are: the Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Book,the Golden Baobab Prize for Early Chapter Book, the Golden Baobab Prize for Rising Writers, the Golden Baobab Prize for Illustrators, the Golden Baobab Prize for Rising Illustrators, and the Golden Baobab Lifetime Achievement in Children’s Literature Award.

 The 2014 Golden Baobab Prize winners will not only receive cash prizes, but will have the opportunity to have their books published, and participate in mentorship programs.
The Ghana based Golden Baobab Prizes for literature were established in July 2008 to inspire  African writers to create stories.

Go to  www.goldenbaobab.org for more information

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