Earlier today the Children’s Book Council of Australia announced the shortlisted books for their much coveted Book of the Year Awards.
Booked Out would like to offer a big congratulations to the following authors:
Book of the Year (Older Readers)
Cath Crowley, Graffiti Moon
Joanne Horniman, About a Girl
Doug Macleod, The Life of a Teenage Body-Snatcher
Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son
Fiona Wood, Six Impossible Things
Book of the Year (Younger Readers)
Book of the Year (Early Childhood)
Mitch Vane, illus. The Deep End
Leonie Norrington, Look See, Look at Me!
Freya Blackwood, illus. Maudie and Bear
Picture Book of the Year
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
And congratulations to all our authors whose books were chosen for the Notables list: Randa Abdel-Fattah, Robyn Bavati, Anthony Eaton, Jackie French, Scot Gardner, Leanne Hall, Nette Hilton, Kirsty Murray, Michael Pryor, Catherine Bateson, Sherryl Clark, Justin D'Ath, Julia Lawrinson, Glenda Millard, Jane Godwin, Anna Walker, Sue DeGennaro, David Miller, Felicity Marshall, Sally Rippin, Gabrielle Wang, Anne Spudvilas and Mark Wilson.Back to news page