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Early Readers and Picture booksCongratulations to the First Place  Category Winners and the Grand Prize Winner of the LITTLE PEEPS Book Awards for Early Readers and Picture Books, a division of the 2019 CIBAs.

The CIBAs Search for the Best Early Readers and Picture Books

Chanticleer International Book Awards Reviews is looking for the best books featuring stories of all shapes and sizes written to an audience for Early Readers. Story books, Beginning Chapter Books, Picture Books, Activity Books & Educational Books. We love them all.

The 2019 LITTLE PEEPS  Book Awards First Place Category Winners and the Little Peeps   Grand Prize winner were announced at the Virtual Chanticleer Authors Conference that was broadcast via ZOOM webinar the week of Sept 8 -13, 2020 from the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash.

Denise Ditto, author of Bettina’s Best First Day – The Tooth Collector Fairies and 2018 Little Peeps Grand Prize Winner announced the 2019 LITTLE PEEPS Book Award Winners.

This is the OFFICIAL 2019 LIST of the LITTLE PEEPS Book Awards First Place Category Winners and the Little Peeps Grand Prize Winner.

Congratulations to ALL!

  • Sylva Fae and Katie Weaver Elfabet    
  • Lauren Mosback My Sister’s Super Skills  
  • Norma Lewis – Totem Pole   
  • Kizzie Jones – A Tall Tale About Dachshunds in Costumes: How MORE Dogs Came to Be   
  • Justine Avery – What Wonders Do You See… When You Dream?
  • Trevor Young & Eleanor Long – Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie   
  • Kasey J. Claytor – Pinky and The Magical Secret He Kept Inside   
  • Carolyn Watkins – The Knock
  • Robert Wright Jr – Mummy in the Museum

The LITTLE PEEPS Book Awards

2019 Grand Prize Winner is 

Trevor Young & Eleanor Long – 

Galdo’s Gift: The Boovie   

The LITTLE PEEPS Grand Prize Badge is customized for the 2019 Award Winner.


This is the badge for the 2018 Grand Prize Winner of the 2018  LITTLE PEEPS  —Home From Decay Valley – The Tooth Collector Series by Denise Ditto

We are accepting submissions into the 2020 LITTLE PEEPS  Book Awards until September 30, 2020. After this date, all entries will go into the 2021 Little Peeps Book Awards. 

The 2020 LITTLE PEEPS Book Awards winners will be announced at CAC 21 on April 17, 2021.

Don’t delay! Enter today! 

A Note to ALL the WINNERS: The coveted CIBA Blue Ribbons will be mailed out starting in October. We will contact you with an email to verify your mailing address and other items. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

If you have any questions, please email == we will try our best to reply in 3 or 4 business days.