International competition for an illustrated children’s book project CLAIRVOYANTS

International competition for an illustrated children’s book project CLAIRVOYANTS

The children’s books world is intriguing and inexhaustible and there is still a lot to discover. In Dwie Siostry Publishing House (Wydawnictwo Dwie Siostry) artists and authors that pay special attention to the quality of children’s books, both in terms of their content and form, are always supported. Therefore, once again the organizers invite authors, illustrators, graphic designers and all book lovers to participate in the international competition for an illustrated children’s book project Clairvoyants!

The aim is to launch the process of creating beautiful and valuable books for children and to discover talented artists and give them chance to become known on the book market. The purpose, to prepare a project (draft) of an illustrated children’s book in Polish or in English language.

Submission should include a storyboard or a script of the whole book, together with 3 finished double spreads and a summary in English (obligatory) and in Polish (only if the whole project is in Polish).
Competition works will be assessed by two independent juries: international jury and the Dwie Siostry Publishing jury. This year’s international jury consists of well-known artists: Jutta Bauer, Joanna Olech, Romana Romanyszyn i Piotr Socha.Projects should be submitted, online only, until 15 December 2020!

Short Description

Dwie Siostry Publishing House is calling for submissions for the 2020 Clairvoyants international competition for an illustrated children’s book. The competition is open to authors, illustrators, graphic designers, and aims to discover talented artists & children’s books authors and give them a chance to become known both on the book market.


Dwie Siostry Publishing House

Link to Competition

Link to Registration form


Competitors may be awarded with 3 categories of prizes:
1.The main prize of EUR 2,500 and two honorable mentions – by the international jury;
2.Book publication – by the Dwie Siostry Publishing House jury;
3.Participation of best competing works in the post-competition exhibition.

Type of Competition

Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)

Who can Participate

Debutants and experienced artists, performing individually or as a team. Participants must be at least 18 years old. The submission is free.
The competition is aimed primarily at book designers, students of art schools, illustrators and authors, but everyone is invited to try their hand!

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens July 24, 2020
Registration Closes December 15, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project December 15, 2020
Winners announcement Date April 1, 2021



Location of Competition

Internet! But the Publishing House is based in Warsaw, Poland.

Additional Information

Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition

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