Jun 06 2017

CBCA shortlists 2017

The CBCA shortlists have been announced.

Book of the Year: Older Readers

CADDY, Meg Waer
CROWLEY, Cath Words in Deep Blue
FRAILLON, Zana The Bone Sparrow
JACOBSON, Megan Yellow
PLOZZA, Shivaun Frankie
ZORN, Claire One Would Think the Deep

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

BALLA, Trace Rockhopping
BAVATI, Robyn Within These Walls
FOXLEE, Karen A Most Magical Girl
ORR, Wendy Dragonfly Song
PASCOE, Bruce Mrs Whitlam
TEMPLE, Kate and Jol (illus byJohn Foye) Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

BELL, Johanna (illus by Dion Beasley) Go Home, Cheeky Animals!
BROOKE, Cori (illus by Megan Forward) All I Want For Christmas is Rain
CHAMBERS, Susannah (illus by Mark Jackson) The Snow Wombat
DUNSTAN, Kylie Nannie Loves
HOWARTH, Kylie Chip
RUDGE, Leila Gary

Picture Book of the Year
Some of these books may be for mature readers (Arranged by illustrator)

ANELLI, Liz (text by Ross Watkins) One Photo
BALCHIN, Lance Mechanica
GRAHAM, Bob Home in the Rain
HUXLEY, Dee, Oliver and Tiffany My Brother
RUDD, Van T (text by Maxine Beneba Clarke) The Patchwork Bike
SWAN, Owen (text by Angela May George) Out

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

COOTE, Maree Spellbound: Making Pictures with the A-B-C
COSSINS, Jennifer A - Z of Endangered Animals
HENDRY, Lorna The Gigantic Book of Genes
McMULLIN, Neridah (illus by Andrew McLean) Fabish, The Horse that Braved a Bushfire
NEWTON, Gina M Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks
SEDUNARY, Michael (illus by Bern Emmerichs) William Bligh: a stormy story of tempestuous times