CBCA Shortlist 2013

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has recently announced the shortlist for its annual book awards. The final winners, and honour books, will be announced during Book Week in August.

Here’s the Shortlist details for each section:

Older Readers (for more mature readers)

Grant, NeilThe Ink Bridge

Lanagan, MargoSea Hearts

MacLeod, DougThe Shiny Guys

Touchell, DianneCreepy & Maud

Wakefield, VikkiFriday Brown

Zail, SuzyThe Wrong Boy

Younger Readers

French, JackiePennies for Hitler

French, Simon – Other Brother

Gleitzman, MorrisAfter

Hartnett, SonyaChildren of the King

Herrick, StevenPookie Aleera in Not my Boyfriend

Millard, GlendaThe Tender Moments of Saffron Silk

Early Childhood

Allen, Emma – The Terrible Suitcase

Cox, Tania – With Nan

DeGennaro, Sue – The Pros & Cons of Being a Frog

Dubosarsky, Ursula – Too Many Elephants in this House

Harris, Christine – It’s a Miroocool!

Walker, Anna – Peggy

Picture Book

Brooks, Ron (text Julie Hunt) – The Coat

Goodman, Vivienne (text Margaret Wild) – Tanglewood

Gordon, Gus – Herman and Rosie

Lester, Alison – Sophie Scott Goes South

Mullins, Patricia (text Glenda Millard) – Lightning Jack

Wilson, Mark (text Jackie French) – A Day to Remember

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Cheng, Christopher & Jackson, Mark – Python! A true story

Murray, Kirsty – Topsy-turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers

Queensland Art Gallery – Portrait of Spain for Kids

Weidenback, Kristin (ill. Timothy Ide) – Tom the Outback Mailman

You’ll find more information, including the Short List and the Notables Book list at the CBCA website.

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