The winners of the 2013 Book of the Year from The Children’s Book Council of Australia have been announced.
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (American title = The Brides of Rollrock Island)
The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett
The Terrible Suitcase by Emma Allen, illustrated by Freya Blackwood
The Coat by Julie Hunt, illustrated by Ron Brooks
EVE POWNALL BOOK OF THE YEAR
Tom the Outback Mailman by Kristin Weidenbach, illustrated by Timothy Ide