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Edgar Valter Illustration Award

Edgar Valter Illustration Award was established by the Estonian Children’s Literature Center.  The award is named after a beloved Estonian illustrator and children’s writer Edgar Valter. It values and recognizes the work of Estonian book illustrators, celebrates and commemorates the work and legacy of Edgar Valter, and promotes and supports the development of children’s literature. The prize is awarded every other year, and announced around the birthday of Edgar Valter on September 21.

The award was first established and announced in 2019.

2021 – Anne Pikkov
nominee Piret Raud
nominee Katrin Ehrlich
nominee Urmas Viik
nominee Catherine Zarip
special mention by the jury Lucija Mrzljak
2019 – Regina Lukk-Toompere
nominee Marja-Liisa Plats
nominee Priit Pärn
nominee Ulla Saar
nominee Catherine Zarip