Book of the Year 2010 winners have been announced to kick off Children’s Book Week.

Book of the Year – Older Readers 
Jarvis 24 by David Metzenthen
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Book of the Year – Younger Readers 


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Book of the Year – Early Childhood

Bear & Chook by The Sea by Lisa Shanahan; Illustrator: Emma Quay
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Book of the Year – Picture Book
The Hero of Little Street by Gregory Rogers

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Book of the Year – Eve Pownall Award
Australian Backyard Explorer by Peter Macinnis





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The Book of the Year Awards are presented by the Children’s Book Council of Australia. If you want to know which shortlisted books missed out, you can see the complete shortlist here.
Children’s Book Week 2010 – Across the Story Bridge – August 21-27