21 August 2009

Children's Book of the Year awards announced

The winners of the 2009 Children's Book of the Year Awards were announced today. Visit the ACT Public Library's Flickr photostream to see some photos from the awards announcement in the ACT which was held at Belconnen Library; and visit the Children's Book Council of Australia web site for more information about the awards.

Older Readers Book of the Year 2009

WINNER
Tan, Shaun - Tales from Outer Suburbia

HONOUR BOOKS
Eaton, Anthony - Into White Silence
French, Jackie - A Rose for the Anzac Boys


Younger Readers Book of the Year 2009

WINNER
Millard, Glenda and Illus: King, Stephen Michael - Perry Angel’s Suitcase

HONOUR BOOKS
Bateson, Catherine - The Wish Pony
Gleitzman, Morris - Then

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2009

WINNER
Graham, Bob - How to Heal a Broken Wing

HONOUR BOOKS
King, Stephen Michael - Leaf
Sullivan, Rosemary and Illus: Huxley, Dee - Tom Tom

Picture Book of the Year 2009

WINNER
Dunstan, Kylie - Collecting Colour

HONOUR BOOKS
Ottley, MattText: Marsden, John - Home and Away
Thompson, Colin - The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness

Eve Pownall Book of the Year 2009

WINNER
Hall, Lincoln - Alive in the Death Zone

HONOUR BOOKS
Duborsarky, Ursula and Illus: Tohby Riddle - The Word Spy
Greenwood, Mark and Illus: Lessac, Frané - Simpson and his Donkey