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
Younger Readers Book of the Year 2013
Books intended for independent younger readers.
Winner : Sonya Hartnett – The Children of the King
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
Picture Book of the Year 2013
Intended for 0-18 year olds.
Winner : Julie Hunt & Ron Brooks (illus.) – The Coat
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.
Posted on August 16, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged Australian Literature, CBCA Book of the Year, Children's Book Council of Australia, Children's Books, Literary Prizes. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year 2013 Winners.