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

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) have announced the Book of the Year winners for 2013 and they are as follows :

Older Readers Book of the Year 2013

For mature readers

Winner : Margo Lanagan – Sea Hearts

Honour Books : Neil Grant – The Ink Bridge and Vikki Wakefield – Friday Brown

 

Younger Readers Book of the Year 2013

Books intended for independent younger readers.

Winner : Sonya Hartnett – The Children of the King

Honour Books : Jackie French – Pennies for Hitler and Glenda Millard & Stephen Michael King (illus.) – The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk

 

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2013

Intended for children in the pre-reading to early reading stages.

Winner : Emma Allen & Freya Blackwood (illus.) – The Terrible Suitcase

Honour Books : Tania Cox & Karen Blair (illus.) – With Nan and Ursula Dubosarsky & Andrew Joyner (illus.) – Too Many Elephants in this House

 

Picture Book of the Year 2013

Intended for 0-18 year olds.

Winner : Julie Hunt & Ron Brooks (illus.) – The Coat

Honour Books : Gus Gordon – Herman and Rosie and Alison Lester – Sophie Scott Goes South

 

Eve Pownall Book of the Year 2013

Information books for 0-18 year olds.

Winner : Kristin Weidenbach & Timothy Ide (illus.) – Tom the Outback Mailman

Honour Books : Jakie Kerin & Peter Gouldthorpe (illus.) – Lyrebird! A True Story and Kirsty Murray – Topsy-turvy World : How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers

 

We featured all the Shortlisted books back in April, you can click here for more great Australian literature for kids.

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