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Early Readers and Picture books

We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2018 LITTLE PEEPS  Book Awards at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards ceremony. This year’s ceremony and banquet were held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.



We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the  2018 Little Peeps Book Awards for Early Readers, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (the CIBAs).

Janet Oakley, the author of the 2016 GOETHE award-winning ssing Affair announced the 2018 Little Peeps Award Winners at the Chanticleer International Book Awards Banquet and Ceremony.

PublishDrive and Hindenburg Systems awarded additional prizes to the 2018 Little Peeps Book Award winners. Thank you!

Congratulations to the 2018 Little Peeps Book Awards for Early Readers First in Category Winners!

  • Yoga Fox by Sylva Fae
  • Oscar’s Christmas Wish by Veronica Ruth Fischer
  • The Universe a Work of Art by Eva Newermann
  • Midnight The One-Eyed Cat by Sheree K. Nielsen & Pat Wahler
  • Tevye the Magical Theater Cat by Peggy Sullivan

And now for the 2018 Little Peeps  Book Awards  GRAND PRIZE WINNER for Early Readers:


The Tooth Collector Fairies: Home from Decay Valley by Denise Ditto

took home the Little Peeps Grand Prize Ribbon




An email will go out to all First Place Category Winners and Grand Prize Winners with more information, the timing of awarded reviews, links to digital badges, and more before May 31st, 2019 (approximately four weeks after the awards ceremony). Please look for it in your email inbox.

When we receive the digital photographs from the Official CAC19 professional photographer, Dwayne Rogge of Photo Treehouse, we will post the photographs of Little Peeps award winners on this page.

Click here for the link to the  Little Peeps Semi-Finalists.

This post will be updated with photos and more information. Please do visit it again!

The deadline for submissions into the 2019 Little Peeps Book Awards is  September 30, 2019 Midnight (PST).

Our next Chanticleer International Book Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2020, for the 2019 CIBA winners.

 Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!