The finalists for this year’s Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) have been announced. The winners will be announced on Monday 25 July during the 2011 ABA Conference.
International Success of the Year 2011
Allen & Unwin, for Tales from Outer Suburbia (Shaun Tan)
Hachette, for The Red Tree (Shaun Tan)
HarperCollins, for The Innocent Mage (Karen Miller)
Penguin, for Once, Then and Now (Morris Gleitzman)
Book of the Year for Younger Children (age range 0 to 8 years) 2011
All Through the Year (Jane Godwin, illus by Anna Walker, Penguin)
Feathers for Phoebe (Rod Clement, HarperCollins)
Maudie and Bear (Jan Omerod, illus by Freya Blackwood, Little Hare)
Mirror (Jeannie Baker, Walker Books)
Noni the Pony (Alison Lester, A&U)
The Legend of the Golden Snail (Graeme Base, Penguin)
Book of the Year for Older Children (age range 8 to 14 years) 2011
Conspiracy 365 (Gabrielle Lord, Scholastic)
Graffiti Moon (Cath Crowley, Pan Macmillan)
Shakespeare’s Hamlet (illus by Nicki Greenberg, A&U)
Museum of Thieves: The Keepers Book 1 (Lian Tanner, A&U)
Now (Morris Gleitzman, Penguin)
A big congratulations to all nominees.
Further details can be found here.