Awards and Recognition

A Message from Owlkids’ Group Publisher

Throughout our almost 40-year history, Owlkids’ magazines have been proud winners of many awards, including recognition from the National Magazine Awards as Magazine of the Year for chickaDEE and OWL in 1993 and Best New Magazine for Chirp in 1997. Please browse below to see some of our more recent awards.
Thank you to all our readers who have helped make the magazines the best they can be!

 

Jennifer Canham
Group Publisher, Owlkids

 

CHIRP

2013

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award

2012

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, Article Design, “Garden Helper,” June 2011
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Starred Selection

2011

Parents’ Choice Awards, Gold Award
Winner, Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, Illustration, “Let’s Read: Animal Art,” March 2010
Winner, Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, One-Theme Issue, June 2010, Dive Into the Ocean Issue
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Selection

2010

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Starred Selection

chickaDEE:

2013

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award

2012

Parents’ Choice Awards, Recommended
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, One-Theme Issue, May 2011, The Money Issue
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Selection

2011

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
Winner, Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, Design, Article, “You Asked! Green Edition,” September 2010
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Starred Selection

2010

Winner, Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, Whole Publication Anniversary/Commemorative Edition, June 2009, Birthday Issue
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, One-Theme Issue, November 2009, Africa Issue
Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Selection

OWL

2013

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award

2012

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, One-Theme Issue, June 2011, The Birthday Issue
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Selection

2011

Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, News Story, “Hot Topic: 10 Bullying Myths…and FACTS,” November 2010
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Selection

2010

(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, Feature, “Which is Greener?,” September 2009
(Finalist) Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards, News Story, “Rename Game,” June 2009
Parents’ Choice Awards, Silver Award
Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Starred Selection

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