SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2021 | 8th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Walter Fochesato – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Emanuela Bussolati – Illustrator (Italy)

Javier Zabala – Illustrator (Spain)

Arianna Papini – Illustrator (Italy)

Elena Pasoli – Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy)

Eros Miari – Salone Internazionale del Libro (Italy)

Sara Wang – Literary Agent (China)

Sonjia Riva – Journalist and writer (Switzerland)

WINNER

Lo zainetto di Matilde by Sardo, Cognolato, del Francia (Italy) – Buy it here

SBC JUNIOR WINNER

To be announced soon!

FINALISTS

All alone without a phone by T. Rausch Potgieter (South Africa)

Grains feather by Deimantė Rybakovienė (Lithuania)

Io sono Blu by Irene Guglielmi (Italy)

La notte e la bambina by Sophie Fatus (France)

Lamella by Agnes Bertothy (Hungary)

Light of life by Rita Nikiforova (Latvia)

Mr. Tears-Go-Away by Yao Jian (China)

On silent waves by Desislava Georgieva (Bulgaria)

Per tutta una vita by Anna Spreafico (Italy)

The lone traveler by Lisha Jiang (China)

The winter in the Northeast by Wang Pin Yi (China)

Waiting by Violeta Gomez (Spain)

Where is my home? by Masha Shebeko (Russia)

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2020 | 7th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Walter Fochesato – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Emanuela Bussolati – Illustrator (Italy)

Javier Zabala – Illustrator (Spain)

Arianna Papini – Illustrator (Italy)

Elena Pasoli – Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy)

Eros Miari – Salone Internazionale del Libro (Italy)

Sara Wang – Literary Agent (China)

Sonjia Riva – Journalist and writer (Switzerland)

WINNER

Che febbre! by Rina Allek (Russia) – Buy here

SBC JUNIOR WINNER

Nascondino by David Hearn (UK) – Buy here

FINALISTS

All the lonely people by Mariann Maray (Hungary)

Game, set, match by Bistra Masseva (Bulgaria)

Habitat by Giulia Bazzu, Laura Maggioni (Italy)

Hey Human, see what you do?! by Milk DoNg (China)

Hey, I’m grey by Daria Solak (Poland) 

La sciarpa blu by Agnese Leone (Italy)

La serra by Giovanni Colaneri (Italy) – Buy here

Odori della strada by Olga Shevchenko (Russia)

The courage, in mountain wind by Lee Yao (China)

The Night Hunt by Lucie Stastna (Czech Republic)

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2019 | 6th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Walter Fochesato – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Emanuela Bussolati – Illustrator (Italy)

Gabriel Pacheco – Illustrator (Mexico)

Marta Pantaleo – Illustrator (Italy)

Elena Pasoli – Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy)

Sara Wang – Literary Agent (China)

WINNER

Costruttori di stelle by Soojin Kwak (South Korea) – Buy here

FINALISTS

Petit Indi by Mercè Galì Sanarau (Spain)

Love by Nella Gatica (Argentina)

Hadrien e Napoleon e il Libro delle Avventure by Francesco Giustozzi (Italy)

While you are asleep by Mariann Maray (Hungary)

Il giardino dei sogni by Maike Neuendorff (Germany) – Buy here

Metamorfosi by Sergio Olivotti (Italy)

Il tesoro di Nina by Sonia Maria Luce Possentini (Italy)

La grulla mas libre del cielo by Christa Soriano Michel (Spain)

Tanti intrecci by Yan Xinyuan (China) – Buy here

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2018 | 5th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Walter Fochesato – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Emanuela Bussolati – Illustrator (Italy)

Mariana Ruiz Johnson – Illustrator (Argentina)

Gabriel Pacheco – Illustrator (Mexico)

Antonello Silverini – Illustrator (Italy)

Sara Wang – Literary Agent (China)

WINNER

Immagina by Anastasiia Suvorova (Russia) – Buy here

FINALISTS

Take one pass it on by Carly Gledhill (UK)

Shell by Jimena Carranza (Mexico)

Rumore by Luca Ralli (Italy) – Buy here

Lanterne by Camilla Pintonato (Italy)

Concerto by Nelleke Verhoeff (Netherlands)

I am King by Sandra Rilova (Spain)

La valigia by Angelo Ruta (Italy) – Buy here

Encounter by Seoha Lim (South Korea)

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2017 | 4th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Walter Fochesato – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Emanuela Bussolati – Illustrator (Italy)

Mariana Ruiz Johnson – Illustrator (Argentina)

Gabriel Pacheco – Illustrator (Mexico)

Antonello Silverini – Illustrator (Italy)

Gianni De Conno – Illustrator (Italy)

WINNER

R/Evolution by Arianna Papini (Italy) – Buy here

FINALISTS

La prima volta di ogni cosa by Alessandro Ferraro (Italy) 

A night music by Anna Griot (France)

Il principe azzurro e la principessa fuxia by Riccardo Francavilla e Margherita Sgarlata (Italy) – Buy here

What colours is happiness by Krisztina Maros (Hungary) 

City by Federico Penco (Italy)

A Day Alone by Anat Warshavsky (Israel)

On my way home by Vlada Soshkina & Polina Doroshenko (Ukraine)

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2016 | 3th Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Ferruccio Giromini – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Enrico Fornaroli – Director ABA Bologna (Italy)

Carmen Segovia – Illustrator (Spain)

Martin Jarrie – Illustrator (France)

Antonello Silverini – Illustrator (Italy)

Brian Fitzgerald – Illustrator (Ireland)

WINNER

Ciao ciao giocattoli by Marta Pantaleo (Italy) – Buy here

FINALISTS

Blanca y el Dragon by Yael Frankel (Argentina)

The orange thing by Manuel Sumberac (Croatia)

Jaulas by Sara Porras (Spain)

One previous owner by Carly Gledhill (UK)

Nothing but an ordinary trip by Ausra Kiudulaite (Lithuania)

Amazed by Aleksandra Artymowska (Poland)

 

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2015 | 2nd Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Ferruccio Giromini – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Roberta Chinni – Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy)

Rebecca Dautremer – Illustrator (France)

Polly Dumbar – Illustrator (UK)

Gianni De Conno – Illustrator (Italy)

Javier Zabala – Illustrator (Spain)

WINNER

Mentre tu dormi by Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Argentina) – Buy here

FINALISTS

Everybody need somebody by Lizette Duvenage (Canada)

Il sogno di Marino by Cecilia Ferri (Italy)

Pois by Cristina Bazzoni (Italy) – Buy here

The forest in me by Adolfo Serra (Spain)

The giant bird by Andreja Peklar (Slovenia)

The Hunter by Lina Mumgaudyte (Lithuania)

Together by Anna Kislistona (Estonia)

SILENT BOOK CONTEST 2014 | 1st Edition

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Ferruccio Giromini – President of the Jury (Italy)

Patrizia Zerbi Monti – Carthusia Publisher (Italy)

Kitty Crowther – Illustrator (Belgium)

Marcella Terrusi – IBBY Italia (Italy)

Serge Bloch – Illustrator (France)

Gianni De Conno – Illustrator (Italy)

Javier Zabala – Illustrator (Spain)

WINNER

Bounce Bounce by Brian Fitzgerald (Ireland) – Buy here

FINALISTS

Curious things inside by Soojin Park (South Korea)

Gli alberi volano by Gek Tessaro (Italy) – Buy here

L’uovo di colombo by Michele Braschi (Italy)

Orizzonti by Paola Formica (Italy) – Buy here

The Lady Bug race by Amy Nielander (USA) – Buy here

The last goodbye by Yuan Pan (China)

The saber toothed fly by Manuel Cruz (Portugal)