2019 CBCA Book Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced their 2019 winners and honor books for the CBCA Book of Year Awards. Here they are:

THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: OLDER READERS

Between Us

Between Us by Clare Atkins

HONOURS

Lenny's Book of Everything Small Spaces

Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

 

THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: YOUNGER READERS

His Name Was Walter

His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda

HONOURS

Black Cockatoo The Peacock Detectives

Black Cockatoo by Carl Merrison & Hakea Hustler

The Peacock Detectives by Carly Nugent

 

THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY CHILDHOOD

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Tricky’s Bad Day by Alison Lester

HONOURS

42389699. sx318 Here Comes Stinkbug!

Heads and Tails: Insects by John Canty

Here Comes Stinkbug! by Tohby Riddle

 

THE PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR

Cicada

Cicada by Shaun Tan

HONOURS

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The All New Must Have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley

The Mediterranean by Armin Greder

 

THE EVE POWNALL AWARD

Sorry Day

Sorry Day by Coral Vass, illustrated by Dub Leffler

HONOURS

The Happiness Box Make Believe: M.C. Escher for Kids

The Happiness Box: A Wartime Book of Hope by Mark Greenwood, illustrated by Andrew McLean

Make Believe: M. C. Escher for Kids by Kate Ryan, illustrated by Cally Bennett

 

CBCA AWARD FOR NEW ILLUSTRATORS

Grandma Z

Grandma Z by Daniel Gray-Barnett

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