2005 Australian Children's Book of the Year Award Winners

The Australian Children's Book of the Year Awards have been announced, with the winners being:

Older Readers
The Running Man, Michael Gerard Bauer

Honour books:
Fireshadow, Anthony Eaton
By the River, Steven Herrick

Younger Readers
The Silver Donkey, Sonya Hartnett

Honour books:
A Horse Called Elvis, John Heffernan
Billy Mack's War, James Roy

Early Childhood
Where is the Green Sheep?, Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek

Honour books:
Mutt Dog!, Stephen Michael King
Seven More Sleeps, Margaret Wild, illustrated by Donna Rawlins

Picture Book
Are We There Yet? A Journey Around Australia, Alison Lester

Honour books:
Belonging, Jeannie Baker
Refugees, David Miller

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
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

Honour books:
Gogo Fish! The Story of the Western Australian State Fossil Emblem, John Long, illustrated by Jill Ruse and John Long
The Grief Book: Strategies for Young People, Elizabeth Vercoe with Kerry Abramowski

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