Childrens Book Council of Australia 2012 shortlist

May 2, 2012 – 9:47 am


The Children’s Book Council of Australia announced the 2012 short list recently. Full list available here.

The short list comprises of awards for:

  • Book of the Year: Older Readers (mature readers)
  • Book of the Year: Younger Readers (intended for independent young readers)
  • Book of the Year: Early Childhood (intended for children in the pre-reading to early reading stages)
  • Picture Book of the Year (generally birth to 18 months)
  • Eve Pownall Award for Information Books (generally birth to 18 years)

Check our Library Search (the search box on our Library home page) for these books. Some are very new and may be still on order, but the Library will get at least one copy of every shortlisted book.

Children’s Book Week this year is August 18-24, 2012 and the theme is ‘Champions read’

The winners will be announced on Friday 17 August, 2012.

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