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  • 1972:    Governor General's Award for poetry (for Civil Elegies and Other Poems)
  • 1974:    CACL Bronze Medal for best children's book in English
                   Toronto IODE Award (both for Alligator Pie)
  • 1977:    CACL Bronze Medal
                   Ruth Schwartz Foundation Award (both for Garbage Delight)
  • 1984:    Phillips Prize, given by the Harbourfront Reading Series
  • 1985:    Vicky Metcalf Award, for a body of work for children
  • 1991:    Mr. Christie's Book Award, for text of a children's book in English (for The Ice Cream Store)
  • 1994:   Officer, Order of Canada
  • 1995:    Honorary doctorate, Trent University
                   Toronto Arts Award for lifetime achievement

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