by |March 30, 2010

The Children’s Book Council Of Australia Awards

The 2010 Short List


Book of the Year: Older Readers

These books are for mature readers.

CHRISTOPHER, Lucy – Stolen
CLARKE, Judith – The Winds of Heaven
LARBALESTIER, Justine – Liar
METZENTHEN, David – Jarvis 24
MILLARD, Glenda – A Small Free Kiss in the Dark
TANGEY, Penny – Loving Richard Feynman

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

Intended for independent younger readers.

FENSHAM, Elizabeth – Matty Forever
HIRSCH, Odo – Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool
LESTER, Alison – Running with the Horses
MCINTOSH, Fiona – The Whisperer
MURPHY, Sally Illus. POTTER, Heather – Pearl Verses the World
STORER, Jen – Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

Intended for children in the pre-reading to early reading stages.

BLAND, Nick – The Wrong Book
BOOTH, Christina – Kip
DUBOSARSKY, Ursula Illus. JOYNER, Andrew  – The Terrible Plop
GLEESON, Libby Illus. BLACKWOOD, Freya – Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House
SHANAHAN, Lisa Illus. QUAY, Emma – Bear & Chook by the Sea
THOMPSON, Colin Illus. DAVIS, Sarah – Fearless

Picture Book of the Year

Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years. (Some books may be for mature readers).

COOL, Rebecca Text: MILLARD, Glenda – Isabella’s Garden
DANALIS, Stella Text: DANALIS, John – Schumann the Shoeman
HARVEY, Roland – To the Top End: Our Trip Across Australia
HOBBS, Leigh – Mr Chicken Goes to Paris
OLIVER, Narelle – Fox and Fine Feathers
ROGERS, Gregory – The Hero of Little Street

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years. (Some books may be for mature readers).

CLODE, Danielle – Prehistoric Giants: The Megafauna Of Australia
MACINNIS, Peter – Australian Backyard Explorer
MATTINGLEY, Christobel – Maralinga: The Anangu Story
PATRICK, Tanya Illus: HUTCHESON, Nicholas – Polar Eyes: A Journey to Antarctica
REEDER, Stephanie Owen – Lost! A True Tale From The Bush
Department of Veterans’Affairs in association with the
Australian War Memorial  – M is for Mates: Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep

The Awards will be announced and presented on the Gold Coast on Friday August 20, 2010

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: August 21 – 27, 2010 THEME: across the story bridge

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  • Kids Song Books

    March 31, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    I bought Prehistoric Giants: The Megafauna Of Australia. I recommend this book to all parents and Kids. Really nice to read.

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