CBCA

The CBCA Book of the Year Awards Shortlist has six titles in each of the categories except for the Information Books which has five.  Award winners will be announced on August 16, 2013.  Each category also has a list of Notables which can be seen here.

 

PICTURE BOOK SHORT LIST

The Coat A Day to Remember Herman and Rosie

The Coat by Julie Hunt, illustrated by Ron Brooks

A Day to Remember by Jackie French, illustrated by Mark Wilson

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon

Lightning Jack  Sophie Scott Goes South Tanglewood

Lightning Jack by Glenda Millard, illustrated by Patricia Mullins

Sophie Scott Goes South by Alison Lester

Tanglewood by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Vivienne Goodman

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SHORT LIST

It's a miroocool! Peggy

It’s a Miroocool! by Christine Harris, illustrated by Ann James

Peggy by Anna Walker

Pros and Cons of Being a Frog The terrible suitcase

The Pros and Cons of Being a Frog by Sue DeGennaro

The Terrible Suitcase by Emma Allen, illustrated by Freya Blackwood

Too Many Elephants in this House With Nan

Too Many Elephants in This House by Ursula Dubosarsky, illustrated by Andrew Joyner

With Nan by Tania Cox, illustrated by Karen Blair

 

YOUNGER READERS SHORT LIST

After (Once, #4) The Children of the King Other Brother

After by Morris Gleitzman

Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett

Other Brother by Simon French

Pennies for Hitler Pookie Aleera is not my Boyfriend The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk

Pennies for Hitler by Jackie French

Pookie Aleera Is Not My Boyfriend by Steven Herrick

The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk by Glenda Millard, illustrated by Stephen Michael King

 

OLDER READERS SHORT LIST

Creepy and Maud Friday Brown The Ink Bridge

Creepy & Maud by Dianne Touchell

Friday Brown by Vikki Wakefield

The Ink Bridge by Neil Grant

Sea Hearts The Shiny Guys The Wrong Boy

Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (published as Brides of Rollrock Island in the US)

The Shiny Guys by Doug MacLeod

The Wrong Boy by Suzy Zail

 

EVE POWNALL AWARD FOR INFORMATION BOOKS SHORT LIST

Lyrebird! A true story Portrait of Spain for Kids Python

Lyrebird! A True Story by Jackie Kerin, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe

Portrait of Spain for Kids by Queensland Art Gallery

Python by Chistopher Cheng and Mark Jackson

Tom the Outback Mailman Topsy-turvy World : How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers

Tom the Outback Mailman by Kristin Widenbach, illustrated by Timothy Ide

Topsy-turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers by Kirsty Murray