We're ready to accept entries into this year's 3x3 International Children's Show. Expanded last year to include not only children's books but also young adults, book covers, educational, editorial and unpublished children's books, the competition is open to all illustrators, art directors, editors. authors and publishers. Entries must have been produced during the calendar year 2009 but do not necessarily have to have been published last year.
Judges for this year's show include publisher Armin Abmeier, Publisher, Die Tollen Hefte, Germany; Jan Gerardi, art director, Random House; Marijka Kostiw, art director, Scholastic Book Group; Elizabeth Parisi, art director, Scholastic Books and Reka Simonsen, senior editor, Henry Holt & Co. as well as illustrators Carin Berger, André Letria, Portugal and Jessica Romberg, Sweden.
Full details are available online and you may enter either digitally or with the actual book. Deadline is April 16, 2010, no extensions.
Image from a book illustrated by Michael H. Slack.