Book Week is the longest running children’s festival in Australia, and was created in 1945 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia, a not for profit organization that strives to promote the best in Australian literature for kids and teens. The theme for this year was
Find your Treasure.
The winners for 2018 are:
Older Readers Book of the Year (ages 13-18) – Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley et al.
Younger Readers Book of the Year (ages 8-12) – How to Bee by Bren MacDibble
Early Childhood Book of the Year (ages 0-7) – Rodney Looses It! by M.G. Bauer
Picture Book of the Year – A Walk in the Bush by Gwyn Perkins
Eve Pownall Book of the Year – Do Not Lick this Book by I. Ben-Barak
Crichton Award for New Illustrators – Tintinnabula by M. Lanagan, illustrated by R. Cai
See winners and honour books of 2018
All these wonderful books are available from Parramatta City Libraries. Borrow now!
It’s time for kids reading!
CBCA has just announced this year’s Children’s Book of the Year Awards.
Early Childhood –
The Swap by Jan Ormerod & Andrew Joyner
Eve Pownall –
by Jeremy Christopher Faille & Danny Snell
Younger Reader –
City of Orphans: a very unusual pursuit by Catherine Jinks
Older Reader –
by Wildlife Fiona Wood
Picture Book –
by Rules of Summer Shaun Tan
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