Book of the Year 2011 Winners

Posted: August 22, 2011 in Good reads

The winners of the Children’s Book council Awards for this year were announced on Friday. Judges from every state have cast their votes by secret ballot and the prizes go to:-
Older Readers Book of the Year – The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett
Honour Books – Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley & The Life of a Teenage Body Snatcher by Doug MacLeod

Younger Readers Book of the Year – The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody
Honour Books – Just A Dog by Michael Gerard Baur & Violet Mackeral’s Brilliant Plot by anna Branford & Sarah Davis

Early childhood Book of the Year – Maudie and the Bear by Jan Ormerod and Freya Blackwood
Honour Books – The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies by Tom Niland, Kilmeny Niland & Deborah Niland & Look See, Look at Me by Leonie Norrington & Dee Huxley


Picture Book of the Year – Joint winners – Mirror by Jeannie Baker and Hamlet by Nicki Greenberg
Honour Books – Why I Love Australia by Bronwyn Bancroft & My Uncle’s Donkey by Tohby Riddle

Eve Pownall Book of the Year – The Return of the Word Spy by Ursula Dubosarsky and Tohby Riddle
Honour Books – Drawn From the Heart: A Memoir by Ron Brooks & Our world: Bardl Jaawi: Life at Ardlyooloon by One Arm Point Remote Community School

All books and the rest of the shortlisted books are available for loan from the Library.


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