2020 Environment Award for Children’s Literature Shortlist

The Wilderness Society announced the 2020 Environment Award for Children’s Literature shortlist on 21 May 2020. This is the 26th year of celebrating excellence in nature books.

The Wilderness Society’s annual Award encourages children to take an interest in nature and feel a sense of responsibility for the places we love and our unique wildlife.

Picture Fiction
One Careless Night by Christina Booth
Wilam: a Birrarung Story by Andrew Kelly and Aunty Joy Murphy; illustrated by Lisa Kennedy
The Fate Of Fausto by Oliver Jeffers
One Tree by Christopher Cheng; illustrated by Bruce Whatley

Non Fiction
You Can Change the World by Lucy Bell; illustrated by Astred Hicks
Fauna: Australia’s Most Curious Creatures by Tania McCartney
A Hollow is a Home by Abbie Mitchell; illustrated by Astred Hicks
Explore Your World: Weird, Wild, Amazing! by Tim Flannery; illustrated by Sam Caldwell

Fiction
Eco Rangers: Microbat Mayhem by Candice Lemon-Scott; illustrated by Aśka
Super Sidekicks 2: Ocean’s Revenge by Gavin Aung Than