MyBookTools Illustration Contest 2017 Results

Over the past few weeks we’ve been holding an MyBookTools illustration contest. We would like to thank you all for sending us wonderful illustrations. It was truly difficult process to choose from many original and unique works. After careful consideration, we are delighted to announce the winners of the MybookTools Illustration Contest 2017:

1st place prize

Interactive book creation services worth $4500

Yusuf Tansu Ozel

2nd place prize

Interactive book creation services worth $3000

Arpad Olbey

3rd place prize

Interactive book creation services worth $1500

Giorgia Vallicelli
Vivien Lulkowski

We would like to remind that all participants receive a 20% discount on our services until the end of 2017.
MyBookTools Team.

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The Contest

MyBookTools invites illustrators to put their creativity caps on and unleash their artistic brilliance in our Illustration Contest! The Contest is dedicated completely and exclusively to Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017 and children’s book illustrations!


  • The Contest is open to illustrators of any nationality and birth or place of residence aged 18 as of April 2017!
  • Multiple entries per contestant are welcome!
  • Entries shall be children’s books illustrations
  • Must be original work to the artist

How to Enter

Entries shall be submitted as print or digital copies (i.e. scans, clear photo, or digitalart) at our stand (HALL 32 STAND A/14) during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017 (April, 3-6).

Alternatively, you may send it to our email:, putting ‘ILLUSTRATION CONTEST’ as the email subject and mentioning your name and titles of the illustrations in the email body.

Please note the technical requirements to the digital submissions in the section Images below

The last day of email submission is Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 11:59pm (GMT+0).


Submitting Images:

  • File size shall not exceed 20 Mb.
  • Acceptable formats are: PDF, GIF, JPEG, PNG, EDRW
  • Colour scheme: RGB only

Selection of the Winners

Entries will be reviewed by MyBookTools team to determine winners of the prizes. Three winning entrants will be selected and have their names and illustrations displayed at the Contest page of our website on May 1st, 2017.


Each of the three winning participants will be entitled to use MyBookTools services to create interactive book app based their own illustrations for free according to the Ranking below. MyBookTools services include full cycle interactive book app development and app publishing assistance. All participants receive a 20% discount on MyBookTools services during all of 2017.


  • 1st place
    Interactive book creation services worth $4500 (US Dollars)
  • 2nd place
    Interactive book creation services worth $3000 (US Dollars)
  • 3rd place
    Interactive book creation services worth $1500 (US Dollars)

For reference only - developing of a medium sized interactive book in MyBookTools would be in the ballpark of $3000

To find out an example of how your interactive book may look like please click here

Copyright Notice

Entrants retain the copyright to their submissions to the MyBookTools Competition. However, by submitting their illustrations to MyBookTools, the entrants grant MyBookTools the right to reproduce any such submission on its website or any other MyBookTools publication regardless of medium of publication.