The Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced its 2010 awards for children’s book. The winner and honour books are┬ácategorised into different age groups.

Book of the year – Older Readers Shortlist

Jarvis 24 by David Metzenthen – Winner

The winds of heaven by Judith Clarke – Honour book

A small free kiss in the dark by Glenda Millard – Honour book

Book of the year – Younger Readers Shortlist

Darius Bell and the glitter pool by Odo Hirsch – Winner

Running with the horse by Alison Lester – Honour book

Pearl verses the world by Sally Murphy – Honour book

Book of the year – Early Childhood Shortlist

Bear & chook by the sea by Lisa Shanahan – Winner

Kip by Christina Booth – Honour book

Clancy & Millie and the very fine house by Libby Gleeson – Honour book

Book of the year – Picture Book Shortlist

The hero of little street by Gregory Rogers – Winner

Isabella’s garden by Glenda Millard – Honour book

Fox and fine feathers by Narelle Oliver – Honour book

Book of the year – Eve Pownell Shortlist

Australian backyard explorer by Peter Macinnis – Winner

Polar eyes: a journey to Antarctica by Tonya Patrick – Honour book

Maralinga by Yalata & Oak communities with Christobel Mattingley – Honour book

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