2009 Children’s Book Week – Winners

Parramatta City Library is happily to post this years’s Children’s book week winners on this blog. These are great books and the authors are deserve appreciation from all of us.

Older Readers Book of the Year 2009

NOTE: These books may be for mature readers 

Tan, Shaun       Tales from Outer Suburbia         Allen & Unwin            WINNER

Eaton, Anthony          Into White Silence      Random House Australia   HONOUR

French, Jackie     A Rose for the Anzac Boys   HarperCollins Publishers  HONOUR 

Younger Readers Book of the Year 2009

  Millard, Glenda,Illus: King, S M  Perry Angel’s Suitcase  ABC Books       WINNER                       

Bateson, Catherine             The Wish Pony   Random House Australia   HONOUR

Gleitzman, Morris                    Then Viking, Penguin Group Australia    HONOUR  

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2009

 Graham, Bob            How to Heal a Broken Wing     Walker Books      WINNER

King, Stephen Michael              Leaf                Scholastic Australia      HONOUR

Sullivan, Rosemary;Illus: Huxley, Dee   Tom Tom  Working Title Press HONOUR

Picture Book of the Year 2009

NOTE: Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years. Some books may be for mature readers 

Dunstan, Kylie    Collecting Colour   Lothian Children’s Books, Hachette  WINNER

Ottley, M ; Text Marsden, J    Home and Away Lothian Children’s Books, Hachette  HONOUR

Thompson, Colin        The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness  Random House Australia HONOUR  

Eve Pownall Book of the Year 2009

NOTE: Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years. Some books may be for mature readers 

Hall, Lincoln         Alive in the Death Zone  Random House Australia      WINNER

Duborsarky, Ursula;Illus: Tohby Riddle  The Word Spy    Viking, Penguin Group Australia HONOUR

Greenwood, Mark ;Illus: Lessac, Frané  Simpson and his Donkey  Walker Books   HONOUR  

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