Call for application children illustration book Contest


Apila Edicione is a publishing house located in Spain and organizes this contest.

“ Apila Ediciones together with the High School of Design of Aragón and with the help of its Town Hall, opens call for application to “Apila’s 2023 First Printing Award”. This is an international illustrated picture book award to promote illustration book work and provide children with new books.

Application Deadline
16 February 2023


The contest is open to illustrators worldwide who want to publish their first illustration book with ISBN.


Illustrators, regardless of nationality, can send a project of an illustrated picture book for children, written in Spanish or English (max. 40 pages).

All submissions have to be made sent through email. Application link.

Entry fee
taking part in the contest is free of charge

The winning illustration children’s book will be published by the Apila Ediciones. The winner will be awarded € 4.000

Application Link


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