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CBCA Short List 2012 – Part 2

Here is the second part of the recently announced CBCA short lists.


Bland, Nick

Ill: Freya Blackwood The Runaway Hug, Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia

Hartnett, Sonya

Ill: Lucia Masciullo Come Down Cat!, Puffin Books, Penguin Group (Australia)

Honey, Elizabeth That’s Not a Daffodil!, Allen & Unwin

Jorgensen, Norman

Ill: James Foley The Last Viking, Fremantle Press

McKinley, Meg

Ill: Leila Rudge No Bears, Walker Books Australia

Quay, Emma, Rudie Nudie, ABC Books, HarperCollins



Blackwood, Freya

Text. Libby Gleeson Look, a Book! Little Hare Books, Hardie Grant Egmont

Brooks, Ron

Text. Margaret Wild The Dream of the Thylacine, Allen & Unein

Cool, Rebecca

Text. Glenda Millard For All Creatures, Walker Books Australia

Graham, Bob A Bus Called Heaven, Walker Books Australia

Rudge, Leila

Text. Meg McKinley No Bears, Walker Books Australia

Whatley, Bruce

Text. Jackie French Flood Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia



Do, Anh & Do, Suzanne

Ill: Bruce Whatley The Little Refugee, Allen & Unwin

Lester, Alison & Tulloch, Coral One Small Island: The Story of Macquarie Island, Penguin Group (Australia)

Queensland Art Gallery Surrealism for Kids, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art

Wignell, Edel

Ill: Mark Jackson Bilby Secrets, Walker Books Australia

Wilkinson, Carole Fromelles: Australia’s Bloodiest Day at War, Black Dog Books

Wheatley, Nadia (Ed)

Ill: Ken Searle Playground, Allen & Unwin

CBCA 2012 Short List

Today saw the announcement of the Notable and Short Lists for the CBCA’s. Here are the short lists for the older and younger readers lists. More to follow.

A big congrats to all authors who made the notable lists and all the best for the short listed authors.


Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel

Bauer, Michael Gerard: Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia

A Straight Line to my Heart

Condon, Bill:  Allen & Unwin

The Golden Day

Dubosarsky, Ursula:  Allen & Unwin

The Dead I Know

Gardner, Scot:  Allen & Unwin

Ship Kings: The Coming of the Whirlpool 

McGahan, Andrew: Allen & Unwin

When We Were Two 

Newton, Robert: Penguin Books, Penguin Group (Australia)


Crow Country

Constable, Kate: Allen & Unwin

BrotherBand: The Outcasts

Flanagan, John: Random House Australia

Nanberry: Black Brother White

French, Jackie: Angus & Robertson HarperCollins Publishers

The Truth About Verity Sparks

Green, Susan: Walker Books

The Golden Door

Rodda, Emily: Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia


Rodda, Emily: Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia

 Head to the CBCA site to get more details.

CBCA Shortlist

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.

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