Children’s Book Council Awards 2015 Shortlist

The CBCA Shortlist for 2015 has been announced and the following nominated books are :

Book of the Year : Older Readers

Nona & Me by Clare Atkins

Intruder by Christine Bongers

Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil

The Minnow by Diana Sweeney

The Protected by Claire Zorn


Book of the Year : Younger Readers

Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks

The Simple Things by Bill Condon ill. Beth Norling

The Cleo Stories The Necklace and The Present by Libby Gleeson ill. Freya Blackwood

Bleakboy and Hunter Stand out in the Rain by Steven Herrick

Figgy in the Wood by Tamsin Janu

Withering-by-Sea : A Stella Montgomery Intrigue by Judith Rossell


The Awards will be announced and presented in Melbourne on August 21 2015

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: August 22 -28 2015

THEME: Books light up our world