2011 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Winners

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The winners of the 2011 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Winners were announced recently

The winners in the categories were:

Older Readers Book of the Year

The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett (Viking)

Honour Books:

Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley (Pan Macmillan)

The Life of a Teenage Body-Snatcher by Doug MacLeod (Penguin Books)

Younger Readers Book of the Year

The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody (Viking)

Honour Books:

Just a Dog by Michael Gerard Bauer (Omnibus Books)

Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot by Anna Branford. Illus: Sarah Davis (Walker Books)

Early Childhood Book of the Year

Maudie and Bear by Jam Omerod. Illus: Freya Blackwood (Little Hare Books)

Honour Books:

The Tall Man and the Twelve Babies by Tom Niland Champion and Kilmeny Niland. Illus: Deborah Niland (Allen & Unwin)

Look See, Look at Me by Leonie Norrington. Illus: Dee Huxley (Allen & Unwin)

Picture Book of the Year

Mirror by Jeannie Baker (Walker Books)

Hamlet by Nicki Greenburg (Allen & Unwin)

Honour Books:

Why I Love Australia by Bronwyn Bancroft (Little Hard Books)

My Uncle's Donkey by Tohby Riddle (Viking)

Eve Pownall Book of the Year

The Return of the Word Spy by Ursula Dubosarsky. Illus: Tohby Riddle (Viking)

Honour Books:

Drawn From the Heart: A Memoir by Ron Brooks (Allen & Unwin)

Our World: Bardi Jaawi: Life at Ardiyooloon by One Arm Point Remote Community School (Magabala Books)

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