Children’s Book Council Australia’s winners

The list has been released and it’s exciting that quite a few of the great books we’ve got in the library feature on it!

Here they are- the 2013 winners and honour books.


OLDER READERS: Sea Hearts, Margo Lanagan

(Honour books: The Ink Bridge, Neil Grant; Friday Brown, Vikki Wakefield)

YOUNGER READERS: Children of the King, Sonya Hartnett

(Honour books: Pennies for Hitler, Jackie French; The Tender Moments of Saffron Silk, Glenda Millard &Stephen Michael King)

EARLY CHILDHOOD: The Terrible Suitcase, Emma Allen &Freya Blackwell

(Honour books: With Nan, Tania Cox &Karen Blair; Too Many Elephants in This House, Ursula Dubosarsky &Andrew Joyner)

PICTURE BOOK: The Coat, Ron Brooks &Julie Hunt

(Honour books: Herman and Rosie, Gus Gordon; Sophie Scott Goes South, Alison Lester)

INFORMATION BOOK: Tom the Outback Mailman, Kristin Weidenbach &Timothy Ide

(Honour books: Lyrebird! A True Story, Jackie Kerin &Peter Gouldthrope; Topsy Turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers, Kirsty Murray)

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