Today saw the announcement of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Shortlist.
A big congratulations to all the authors included in these lists.
Older Readers Shortlist 2011
Cath Crowley – Graffiti Moon
Sonya Hartnett – The Midnight Zoo
Joanne Horniman – About A Girl
Doug MacLeod – The Life of a Teenage Bodysnatcher
Melina Marchetta – The Piper’s Son
Fiona Wood – Six Impossible Things
Younger Readers Shortlist 2011
Michael Gerard Bauer- Just a Dog
Bongers, Christine – Henry Hoey Hobson
Anna Branford, Ill. Sarah Davis- Violet Mackerel’s Brilliant Plot
Isobelle Carmody – The Red Wind
Meg McKinlay, Ill. Leila Rudge – Duck For A Day
Sally Murphy, Ill. Rhian Nest James – Toppling
Early Childhood Shortlist 2011
Tom Niland Champion, Kilmeny Niland, Ill. Deborah Niland – The Tall Man and Twelve Babies
Ursula Dubosarsky, Ill. Mitch Vane – The Deep End
Alison Lester – Noni The pony
Deborah Niland – It’s Bedtime William!
Leonie Norrington, Ill. Dee Huxley – Look See, Look At Me!
Jan Ormerod, Ill. Freya Blackwood – Maudie and Bear
Picture Book Shortlist 2011
Jeannie Baker – Mirror
Bronwyn Bancroft – Why I Love Australia
Nikki Greenberg – Hamlet
Kim Kane, Ill. Lucia Masciullo – Family Forest
Chris McKimmie – Two Peas In A Pod
Tohby Riddle – My Uncle’s Donkey
For a complete list with publisher details you can check here.
To check out the list of Notable Books, and a congratulations to all authors listed there, go here.
For a look at the Chrichton Shortlist for Illustrators, and a big congratulations to you all, go here.