Congratulations to our CBCA Notable 2017 award winners


From the Jacinta di Mase Management list we are so proud of our authors and illustrators whose books have made the #Notable2017 list in the following categories:

Book of the Year Younger Readers:
YONG by Janeen Brian published by Walker Books
THE PEARL SHELL DIVER written by Kay Crabbe and edited by Lyn White Allen & Unwin Books
DAUGHTER OF NOMADS by Rosanne Hawke Author University of Queensland Press

Book of the Year: Early Childhood
LITTLE CHICKEN CHICKABEE by Janeen Brian Author illustrated by Danny Snell and published by Raising Literacy Australia

Picture Book of the Year:
SOMETHING WONDERFUL (text Raewyn Caisley) illustrated by Karen Blair Penguin Books Australia

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books:
HELLO! (text by Joanna Karmel) illustrated by Tony Flowers National Library of Australia

The Notable Books acts as the longlist for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. The Short List will be announced on the 28th of March, 2017 and the Winner & Honour recipients receive their Awards at a public function organised by a Branch on the 18th August, 2017.
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Congratulations to our CBCA Notable 2017 award winners