The Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year 2013 Winners

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The winners of the 2013 Book of the Year from The Children’s Book Council of Australia have been announced.

OLDER READERS

Sea Hearts

Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan (American title = The Brides of Rollrock Island)

 

YOUNGER READERS

The Children of the King

The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD

The terrible suitcase

The Terrible Suitcase by Emma Allen, illustrated by Freya Blackwood

 

PICTURE BOOK

The Coat

The Coat by Julie Hunt, illustrated by Ron Brooks

 

EVE POWNALL BOOK OF THE YEAR

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