Friday, August 19, 2011

CBC Book of the Year - Winners

Older Readers Book of the Year 2011


Author Title Publisher
WINNER Hartnett, Sonya The Midnight Zoo Viking Books, Penguin Group (Australia)
HONOUR Crowley, Cath Graffiti Moon Pan Macmillan Australia
HONOUR MacLeod, Doug The Life of a Teenage Body-Snatcher Penguin Books, Penguin Group (Australia)

Younger Readers Book of the Year 2011


Author Title Publisher
WINNER Carmody, Isobelle The Red Wind Viking Books, Penguin Group (Australia)
HONOUR Bauer, Michael Gerard Just a Dog Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia
HONOUR

Branford, Anna
Illus: Davis, Sarah

Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot Walker Books

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2011



Author Title Publisher
WINNER Ormerod, Jan
Illus: Blackwood, Freya
Maudie and Bear Little Hare Books
HONOUR Champion, Tom Niland & Niland, Kilmeny
Illus: Niland, Deborah
The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies Allen & Unwin
HONOUR Norrington, Leonie
Illus: Huxley, Dee
Look See, Look at Me Allen & Unwin

Picture Book of the Year 2011




Author Title Publisher
JOINT
WINNER
Baker, Jeannie Mirror Walker Books
JOINT WINNER Greenberg, Nicki Hamlet Allen & Unwin
HONOUR Bancroft, Bronwyn Why I Love Australia
Little Hare Books
HONOUR Riddle, Tohby My Uncle's Donkey
Viking Books, Penguin Group (Australia)

Eve Pownall Book of the Year 2011 (non-fiction)



Author Title Publisher
WINNER Ursula Dubosarsky
Illus: Riddle, Tohby
The Return of the Word Spy
Viking Books, Penguin Group (Australia)
HONOUR Brooks, Ron Drawn From the Heart: A Memoir
Allen & Unwin
HONOUR One Arm Point Remote Community School Our World: Bardi Jaawi: Life at Ardiyooloon
Magabala Books


Congratulations to all winners, honour books, shortlisted and notables. It was a great year for books and we would have found it hard to choose.

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