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Australian Book Industry Awards 2019

Posted April 17, 2019

Australian Book Industry Awards
 
The Australian Book Industry Awards celebrates the connection between Australian readers and the creators of the must-read books of the year. The 2019 ABIA Awards were announced on May 2.
 
ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
LITERARY FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
MATT RICHELL AWARD FOR NEW WRITER OF THE YEAR 2019
 
Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

GENERAL NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
No Friend But The Mountains by Behrouz Boochani

NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR — HONOURABLE MENTION
 
Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2019
 
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR OLDER CHILDREN (13+) 2019
 
Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan

BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN (7-12) 2019
 
The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
All The Ways To Be Smart by Allison Colpoys, Davina Bell

ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
AmeFamily: New Vegetable Classics To Comfort and Nourish by Hetty McKinnon

SMALL PUBLISHERS' ADULT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss

SMALL PUBLISHERS' CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
Whisper by Lynette Noni

INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
 
Less by Andrew Sean Greer

GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST
 
Scrublands by Chris Hammer The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland
The Nowhere Child by Christian White The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

LITERARY FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak
Shell by Kristina Olsson The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton
Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

GENERAL NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST

Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales Boys Will be Boys by Clementine Ford
Dear Santa by Samuel Johnson No Friend But The Mountains by Behrouz Boochani
Welcome To Country by Marcia Langton

BIOGRAPHY BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST

Back, After the Break by Osher Gunsberg Challenge Accepted! by Celeste Barber
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee Jonathan Thurston: The Autobiography by Jonathan Thurston, James Phelps
Teacher by Gabbie Stroud

BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR OLDER CHILDREN(ages 13+) - SHORTLIST

Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina, Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Hive by A J Betts Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan
Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein

BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN (ages 7-12) - SHORTLIST

Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood
The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton The Bad Guys Episode 7: Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?! by Aaron Blabey
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR (0 TO 6) (7 TO 13) 2018

All The Ways To Be Smart by Allison Colpoys, Davina Bell Cicada by Shaun Tan
Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris by Megan Hess Macca the Alpaca by Matt Cosgrove
Pig the Grub by Aaron Blabey

ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST

A Painted Landscape by Amber Creswell Bell AmeFamily: New Vegetable Classics To Comfort and Nourish by Hetty McKinnon
Mirka & Georges by Lesley Harding, Kendrah Morgan Special Guest by Annabel Crabb, Wendy Sharpe
The Cook's Apprentice by Stephanie Alexander

INTERNATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR - SHORTLIST

Becoming by Michelle Obama Circe by Madeline Miller
Less by Andrew Sean Greer Lost Connections by Johann Hari
Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghis

SMALL PUBLISHERS’ ADULT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018

A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer Blakwork by Alison Whittaker
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
The Geography of Friendship by Sally Piper

SMALL PUBLISHERS' CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018

Black Cockatoo by Carl Merrison, Hakea Hustler I Had Such Friends by Meg Gatland-Veness
Rhyme Cordial by Antonia Pesenti The Extremely Weird Thing That Happened In Huggabie Falls by Adam Cece, Andrew Weldon
Whisper by Lynette Noni


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