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Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards 2015

Congratulations to the following authors and illustrators who have been recognised in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards 2015

Emu (Nature Storybooks)
Claire Saxby
Graham Byrne
Short-listed for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

Our Stories: Mary's Australia
Pamela Freeman
Black Dog Books
Short-listed for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

Little Dog and the Christmas Wish
Robin Cowcher (illustrations)
Corinne Fenton (text)
Black Dog Books
Short-listed for the Crichton Award for New Illustrators.

The Lost Girl
Leanne Tobin (illustrations)
Ambelin Kwaymullina (text)
Short-listed for the Crichton Award for New Illustrators.

Congratulations to the following authors and illustrators who have been recognised as Notables:

Baby Beats
Karen Blair
Notable in the Early Childhood category.

Our Stories: Australian Federation: One People, One Destiny
Net Brennan
Black Dog Books
Notable for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

Midnight
Mark Greenwood
Frané Lessac
Notable for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

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Anna Branford
Sarah Davis
Notable in the Younger Reader category.

Roses Are Blue
Sally Murphy
Gabriel Evans
Notable in the Younger Reader category.

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Suzy Zail
Black Dog Books
Notable in the Older Reader category.

Vanilla Ice Cream
Bob Graham
Notable in the Picture Book category.

Once a Shepherd
Glenda Millard
Phil Lesnie
Notable in the Picture Book category.

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Last updated on 14/04/15 at 05:17:08
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