2006 Children's Book Council of Australia - Book of the Year

The shortlists for Book of the Year, awarded by the Children's Book Council of Australia, have been announced.

Older Readers
Burke, J.C. The Story of Tom Brennan
Caswell, Brian Double Exposure
Condon, Bill No Worries
Crowley, Cath Chasing Charlie Duskin
Jonsberg, Barry It's Not All About You, Calma!
Moloney, James Lost Property

Younger Readers
Bateson, Catherine Millie and the Night Heron
Fensham, Elizabeth Helicopter Man Flynn, Pat (Illus. Chantal Stewart) To the Light
Gleitzman, Morris Once
Godwin, Jane (Illus. Drahos Zak) The True Story of Mary: Who wanted to stand on her head
Jennings, Paul How Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made a new friend who might not have really been there at all, and while he was at it committed a terrible sin which everyone was doing even though he didn't know it

Early Childhood
Bourke, Nike (Illus. Stella Danalis) What the Sky Knows
Dubosarsky, Ursula (Illus. David Mackintosh) Rex
Matthews, Cecily (Illus. Freya Blackwood) Emily's Rapunzel Hair
Niland, Deborah Annie's Chair
Shanahan, Lisa (Illus. Emma Quay) Daddy's Having a Horse
Watts , Frances (Illus. David Legge) Kisses for Daddy

Picture Book
Crossett, Warren (Text: Jacqueline Harvey) The Sound of the Sea
Danalis, Stella (Text: Nike Bourke) What the Sky Knows
Lissiat, Amy (Text: Colin Thompson) The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley
Riddle, Tohby Irving the Magician
Sheehan, Peter (Text: John Heffernan) The Island
Winch, John Run, Hare, Run! The story of a drawing

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Brian, Janeen Hoosh! Camels in Australia
Brim, Warren and Eglitis, Anna Creatures of the Rainforest: Two artists explore Djabugay country
Davidson, Leon Scarecrow Army: The ANZACS at Gallipoli
Jamal, Nadia and Chandab, Taghred The Glory Garage: Growing up Lebanese Muslim in Australia
Long, John (Illus. Brian Choo, with maps by Segei Pisarevsky) The Big Picture Book: See life on Earth unfolding through time
Stewart, Robin Charles Darwin's Big Idea: The revolutionary theory of evolution

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