Nominations for Children’s Book Council Awards (CBCA)

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Branford, Anna  Ill. Sarah Davis Violet Mackerel’s Possible Friend
Hunt, Julie  Song for a Scarlet Runner
Jinks, Catherine  City of Orphans: A Very Unusual
Jonsberg, Barry  My Life as an Alphabet
Wolfer, Dianne  Ill. Brian Simmonds Light Horse Boy

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Brian, Janeen Ill. Ann James I’m a Dirty Dinosaur
Fox, Mem  Ill. Emma Quay Baby Bedtime
Gleeson, Libby  Ill. Freya Blackwood Banjo and Ruby Red
Lester, Alison  Kissed by the Moon
Ormerod, Jan  Ill. Andrew Joyner The Swap
Wolfer, Dianne  Ill. Karen Blair Granny Grommet and Me

Picture Book of the Year
Some of these books may be for mature readers (Arranged by illustrator)

Blackwood, Freya Text. Margaret Wild The Treasure Box
Bland, Nick King Pig
Graham, Bob Silver Buttons
Ottley, Matt Text. Danny Parker Parachute
Smith, Craig Text. Doug MacLeod The Windy Farm
Tan, Shaun  Rules of Summer

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
NB: These books are intended an audience birth to 18 years.

Faille, Christopher Ill. Danny Snell Jeremy
Gouldthorpe, Peter Ice, Wind, Rock
Greenwood, Mark Ill. Terry Denton Jandamarra
Ham, Paul ed Yoko’s Diary: The Life of a Young Girl in Hiroshima
Murdie, Rae Ill. Chris Nixon Meet… Captain Cook
Burarrwanga, Laklak and Family Welcome To My Country


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