The Children’s Book Council of Australia have announced the winners and honour books for this year’s Book of the Year.
Some of our favourites made the list. But, if you think something else should have won we’d love to hear about it.
Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Winner Mr Huff by Anna Walker
Honours Perfect by Danny Parker, with illustrations by Freya Blackwood
Honours The Cow Tripped Over The Moon by Tony Wilson, with illustrations by Laura Wood
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Winner Lennie the Legend: Solo to Sydney by Pony by Stephanie Owen Reeder
Honours Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect by Rohan Cleave, with illustrations by Coral Tulloch
Honours Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural ANZACs by Robyn Siers, with illustrations by Carlie Walker
Crichton Award for New Illustrators
Winner The Underwater Fancy Dress Parade by Allison Colpoys, with text by Davina Bell
Children’s Book Week starts tomorrow, we hope you’re all ready to join in on the fun!