2005 Australian Children's Book Of Year Awards Shortlists

The shortlists for the Australian Children's Book of the Year Awards have now been announced. The full list, along with the official media release, can be found at the href="http://www.cbc.org.au/short05.htm">award website. Winners will be
announced on Friday 19th August during Children's Book Week. The books nominated
by catgeory are:

Older Readers
The Running Man, Michael Gerard Bauer
Fireshadow, Anthony Eaton
By the River, Steven Herrick
Secret Scribbled Notebooks, Joanne Horniman
The Whole Business with Kiffo and the Pitbull, Barry Jonsberg
Black Juice, Margo Lanagan

Younger Readers
The Silver Donkey, Sonya Hartnett
Soraya the Storyteller, Rosanne Hawke
A Horse Called Elvis, John Heffernan
Tiff and the Trout, David Metzenthen
The Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard, Gregory Rogers
Billy Mack's War, James Roy

Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear, Matt Dray
Mr. Noah and the Cats, Vashti Farrer, illustrated by Neil Curtis
Where is the Green Sheep?, Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek
Tales from the Waterhole, Bob Graham
Mutt Dog!, Stephen Michael King
Seven More Sleeps, Margaret Wild, illustrated by Donna Rawlins

Picture Book
Belonging, Jeannie Baker
At the Beach: Postcards from Crabby Spit, Roland Harvey
Mutt Dog!, Stephen Michael King
Are We There Yet? A Journey Around Australia, Alison Lester
Refugees, David Miller
Lizzie Nonsense, Jan Ormerod

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Heritage & Places, Helen Chapman
Gogo Fish! The Story of the Western Australian State Fossil Emblem, John Long, illustrated by Jill Ruse and John Long
Life in a Rockpool, Greg Pyers
Amazing Australian Mammals, Barry Silkstone
To the Moon and Back: The Amazing Australians at the Forefront of Space Travel Plus Fantastic Moon Facts, Bryan Sullivan with Jackie French, illustrated by Gus Gordon
The Grief Book: Strategies for Young People, Elizabeth Vercoe with Kerry Abramowski

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