Jun 18 2019

ABIA Book Award shortlists 2019

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ABIA 2019 Book Award shortlists have been announced. Of special interest:

Book of the Year for Older Children (ages 13+)

Amelia Westlake, Erin Gough (Hardie Grant Egmont)
Catching Teller Crow, Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina (Allen and Unwin)
Hive, A.J. Betts (Pan Macmillan)
Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds, Jeremy Lachlan (Hardie Grant Egmont)
Small Spaces, Sarah Epstein (Walker Books)

Book of the Year for Younger Children (ages 7-13)
Lenny's Book of Everything, Karen Foxlee (Allen & Unwin)
Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood (Hardie Grant Egmont)
The 104-Storey Treehouse, Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Pan Macmillan Australia)
The Bad Guys Episode 7: Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!, Aaron Blabey (Scholastic Australia)
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow: Nevermoor 2, Jessica Townsend (Hachette Australia)