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HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekEve Pownall Award for Information Books 2024

Coolbellup Library closed for renovations 27 May – 16 June 2024 Read more!

HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekEve Pownall Award for Information Books 2024

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HomeLatest news for KidsChildren’s Book WeekEve Pownall Award for Information Books 2024
Each year the Children’s Book Council of Australia announces their Book of the Year across six categories: Older Readers, Younger Readers, Early Childhood, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, Picture Book of the Year, and the CBCA Award for New Illustrators. On Tuesday 27 February they announced their notable lists. On 19 March the Shortlist will be announced and on Friday 16 August the winners will be announced.

These books represent the very best of Australian writing and illustration. Below is the Notable list for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. Reserve your copy today.

Entries in this category should be books which have the prime intention of documenting factual material with consideration given to imaginative presentation, interpretation and variation of style. Ages 0-18 years
Note: Some books in this category are for mature readers and may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended.

All About the HEART by Remi Kowalski, with illustrations by Tonia Composto
Australia: Country of Colour by Jess Racklyeft
Australian Animals: From Beach to Bush by Brentos
Australian Backyard Birds by Myke Mollard
Bidhi Galing by Anita Heiss, with illustrations by Samantha Campbell
Caroline by Mark Wilson
Country Tells Us When… by Tsheena Cooper, Mary Dann, Dalisa Pigram-Ross, Sheree Ford, Yawuru Ngan-ga Language Centre (trans.)
Country Town by Isolde Martyn & Robyn Ridgeway, with illustrations by Louise Hogan
Democracy! by Philip Bunting
Eat My Dust! by Neridah McMullin, with illustrations by Lucia Masciullo
Eww Gross: Foul Facts and Putrid Pictures by Dan Marshall
High by Jess McGeachin
How We Came to Be: Creatures of Camouflage and Mimicry by Sami Bayly
Last Man Out by Louise Park
Our Country: Where History Happened by Mark Greenwood, with illustrations by Frané Lessac
River to Bay – Victoria’s Maritime History by Carole Wilkinson, with illustrations by Prue Pittock
Songlines: First Knowledges for Younger Readers by Margo Neale & Lynne Kelly, with illustrations by Blak Douglas
Tamarra by Violet Wadrill, Topsy Dodd Ngarnjal, Leah Leaman, Cecelia Edwards, Cassandra Algy, Felicity Meakins, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti
The Forgotten Song: Saving the Regent Honeyeater by Coral Vass, with illustrations by Jess Racklyeft
The World’s Most Atrocious Animals by Philip Bunting
This Book Thinks Ya Deadly! by Corey Tutt, with illustrations by Molly Hunt
Universal Guide to the Night Sky by Lisa Harvey-Smith, with illustrations by Sophie Beer
Wildlife Compendium of the World by Tania McCartney
Wildlife of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef by Myke Mollard
Wollemi: Saving a Dinosaur Tree by Samantha Tidy, with illustrations by Rachel Gyan