WAYRBA 2020 – Picture Books and Younger Readers

West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award (WAYRBA) is a readers’ choice award, organised on a statewide basis for young readers. Kids can vote for their favourites.

The Award operates on three levels, Younger Readers, Picture Books and Older Readers.
Readers are invited to nominate, through their libraries, books that they have enjoyed. The winners will be announced in November 2020.

Votes close – 27 September 2020

Picture Book

Liarbird by Laura Bunting; Philip Bunting *
What Does An Anteater Eat? by Ross Collins
A Stack Of Alpacas by Matt Cosgrove *
Carmichael’s Journey Book #1 ECO-Awareness Series by Shelly Fussell; Samantha Metcalfe *
Rainbow Bear by Stephen Michael King *
Let Me Sleep Sheep by Meg Mckinlay; Leila Rudge **
More And More And More by Ian Mutch **
A Bear Is A Bear by Karl Newson; Anuska Allepuz
Lights Out, Leonard by Josh Pyke; Chris Nixon *
The All New Must Have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley **
Lottie And Walter by Anna Walker *
Dragon Post by Emma Yarlett (not suitable for library loan)

Younger Readers

The Bad Guys Episode 9 – The Big Bad Wolf by Aaron Blabey *
Tiny Timmy # 9 – The Next Level by Tim Cahill *
Scarlet And Ivy #6: The Last Secret by Sophie Cleverly
Wolf Girl #1 – Into The Wild by Anh Do *
The 117-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths *
Kensy And Max: Breaking News by Jacqueline Harvey *
Frankie Fish And The Sonic Suitcase by Peter Helliar *
Fish Kid And The Lizard Ninja by Kylie Howarth **
Tilly And The Bookwanderers by Anna James
Diary Of An Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal by Jeff Kinney
Alex And The Alpacas Save The World by Katheryn Lefroy *
Catch A Falling Star by Meg Mckinlay **
Kristy’s Big Day: Baby Sitters Club Graphic Novel #6 by Ann A Martin; Gale Galligan
Finch by Penny Matthews *
Sage Cookson: Stormy Weather by Sally Murphy **
The Peacock Detectives by Carly Nugent *
Tom Gates #14 Biscuits, Bands And Very Big Plans by Liz Pichon
Dogman: Brawl Of The Wild – Dogman #6 by Dav Pilkey
His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda *
The Mulberry Tree by Allison Rushby *
Get Licked: Funny Kid #4 by Matt Stanton *
Wings Of Fire Graphic Novel: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland; Mike Holmes
Wundersmith: The Calling Of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend *
Fing by David Walliams