2021 Environment Award for Children’s Literature Shortlists

The shortlists for the 2021 Environment Award for Children’s Literature have been announced. The Australian awards celebrate the best children’s nature books with the winners being announced in early September. Here are the 13 shortlisted titles:

NONFICTION

Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish by Gina Newton, illustrated by Rachel Tribout

Ninja Bandicoots and Turbo-Charnged Wombats by Hazel Flynn

Tree Beings by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Sandra Severgnini

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants by Philip Bunting

PICTURE BOOKS

Bandits

Bandits by Sha’an d’Anthes

Brother Moon

Brother Moon by Maree McCarthy Yoelu, illustrated by Samantha Fry

The Giant and the Sea

The Giant and the Sea by Trent Jamieson, illustrated by Rovina Cai

Give Me Some Space! by Philip Bunting

Image for Larry Leadbeater : Field Notes from a Fairy Possum

Larry Leadbeater: Field Notes from a Fairy Possum by Jo Watson

FICTION

The Carbon-Neutral Adventures of the Indefatigable EnviroTeens

The Carbon-Neutral Adventures of the Indefatigable EnviroTeens by First Dog on the Moon

Edie’s Experiments 2: How to Be the Best by Charlotte Barkla, illustrated by Sandie Flett

The Power of Positive Pranking

The Power of Positive Pranking by Nat Amoore

Planet Weird (WeirDo #15)

Planet Weird by Anh Do, illustrated by Jules Faber

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