2009 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Winners

The winners of the 2009 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards have been announced.  You can read the full shortlists here

Book of the Year - Older Readers
Tales from Outer Suburbia, Shaun Tan (Allen & Unwin)

Honour books:

Into White Silence, Anthony Eaton (Woolshed Press, Random House Australia)
A Rose for the Anzac Boys, Jackie French (HarperCollinsPublishers)

Book of the Year - Younger Readers
Perry Angel's Suitcase, Glenda Millard and illus. Stephen Michael King (ABC Books)

Honour books:

The Wish Pony, Catherine Bateson (Random House Australia)
Then, Morris Gleitzman (Viking, Penguin Group Australia)

Book of the Year - Early Childhood
How to Heal a Broken Wing, Bob Graham (Walker Books)

Honour books:
Leaf, Stephen Michael King (Scholastic Australia)
Tom Tom, Rosemary Sullivan and illus. Dee Huxley (Working Title Press)

Book of the Year - Picture Book
Collecting Colour, Kylie Dunstan (Lothian Children's Books, Hachette)

Honour books:

Home and Away Matt Ottley and text John Marsden (Lothian Children's Books, Hachette)
The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness, Colin Thompson (Random House Australia)

Book of the Year - Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Alive in the Death Zone, Lincoln Hall (Random House Australia)

Honour books:

The Word Spy, Ursula Dubosarsky and illus.Tohby Riddle (Viking, Penguin Group Australia)
Simpson and his Donkey, Mark Greenwood and illus. Frane Lessac (Walker Books)

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