Eight Walker Books Australia and Black Dog Books titles have made the 2019 CBCA Notables List

We are thrilled to announce that the following Walker Books Australia and Black Dog Books titles have made the 2019 CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) Notables List:

The Book of the Year - Older Readers
Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

The Book of the Year - Early Childhood
Dinosaur Day Out by Sara Acton
DUCK! by Meg McKinlay, illust. by Nathaniel Eckstrom
Beware the Deep Dark Forest by Sue Whiting, illust. by Annie White

The Picture Book of the Year
Maya and Cat by Caroline Magerl

Eve Pownall Award
The Happiness Box: A Wartime Book of Hope by Mark Greenwood, illust. by Andrew McLean
Under the Southern Cross by Frané Lessac
Waves by Donna Rawlins, illust. by Mark Jackson and Heather Potter

The 2019 Short List will be announced on 26 March, with the winners announced on 16 August – also the launch date for CBCA Children’s Book Week with this year’s theme “Reading is my secret power”.

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 27/02/19 at 02:02:55
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