The Children’s Book Council of Australia have announced the winner for this year’s Book of the year awards.
The winners are…
Book of the Year: Older Readers
Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Book of the Year: Early Childhood
My Friend Fred by Frances Watts, with illustrations by A. Yi
When Billy Was a Dog by Kirsty Murray, with illustrations by Karen Blair
Goodbye House, Hello House by Margaret Wild, with illustrations by Ann James
Picture Book of the Year
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Young Dark Emu: A Truer History by Bruce Pascoe
The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals by Sami Bayly
Wilam: A Birrarung Story by Aunty Joy Murphy & Andrew Kelly, with illustrations by Lisa Kennedy
CBCA Award for New Illustrators
Baby Business by Jasmine Seymour
Congratulations to all of the winners, and this year’s honour books.
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