The Cat With the Coloured Tail short-listed for the 2016 ABIA Awards!

Walker Books is proud to announce that The Cat With the Coloured Tail by Gillian Mears, illustrated by Dinalie Dabarera, has been shortlisted for 2016 ABIA Awards in the category of Book of the Year Older Children.

The Cat With the Coloured Tail
Gillian Mears
Dinalie Dabarera (illust.)
Short-listed for the Book of the Year, Older Children (aged 8 to 14 years)

Since 2000, the ABIAs has celebrated the connection between Australian readers and the 'book makers' ­­— authors, editors, publishing professionals and retailers — who unite to create the must-read books of the year. “There's a significant increase in submissions this year from a diverse array of independent and multinational publishing houses. It's a heartening reflection of our dynamic and robust local industry,” said Australian Publishers Association CEO, Michael Gordon-Smith.

Walker Books Australia has been bringing the best of children’s publishing to Australia and New Zealand for over 20 years. The company is dedicated to publishing books of unwavering quality for children and young adults to read and treasure. Walker Books Australia is also passionate about the Australian Children’s book industry and is a haven for the most highly talented authors and illustrators, both emerging and award-winning. Walker Books Australia is proud to be the home of Black Dog Books, an award-winning imprint with a reputation for publishing some of Australia’s finest writers including Carole Wilkinson, Sue Lawson and Suzy Zail.

Last updated on 02/05/16 at 07:51:16
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