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CHILDREN'S BOOK COUNCIL AWARDS 2021

August 26, 2021

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA AWARDS

In 1946 the CBCA established annual book awards to promote children's books of high literary and artistic quality. These awards are now the most influential and highly respected in Australia.

The winning titles in each category are shown below.






THE BOOK OF THE YEAR:
OLDER READERS

The End of the World is Bigger than Love by Davina Bell


THE BOOK OF THE YEAR:
YOUNGER READERS

Aster's Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon


THE BOOK OF THE YEAR:
EARLY CHILDHOOD

No! Never! by Libby Hathorn & Lisa Hathorn-Jarman and illustrated by Mel Pearce


THE PICTURE BOOK
OF THE YEAR

How to Make a Bird by Matt Ottley, Meg McKinlay


THE EVE POWNALL AWARD

Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu by Pamela Freeman, illustrator Liz Anelli


CBCA AWARD FOR
NEW ILLUSTRATOR

This Small Blue Dot by Zeno Sworder