2012 CBCA Book of the Year Award Shortlists

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The shortlists for the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards have been released.

The shortlists are:

Older Readers Short List
Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel, Michael Bauer (Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia)
A Straight Line to my Heart, Bill Condon (Allen & Unwin)
The Golden Day, Ursula Dubosarsky (Allen & Unwin)
The Dead I Know, Scott Gardner (Allen & Unwin)
Ship Kings: The Coming of the Whirlpool, Andrew McGahan (Allen & Unwin)
When We Were Two, Robert Newton (Penguin Books)

Younger Readers Short List
Crow Country, Kate Constable (Allen & Unwin)
Brotherband: The Outcasts, John Flanagan (Random House Australia)
Nanberry: Black Brother White, Jackie French (Angus & Robertson Harper Collins Publishers)
The Truth About Verity Sparks, Susan Green (Walker Books Australia)
Bungawitta, Emily Rodda (Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia)
The Golden Door, Emily Rodda (Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia)

Early Childhood Short List
The Runaway Hug, Nick Bland, Ill. Freya Blackwood (Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia)
Come Down, Cat!, Sonya Hartnett, Sonya, Ill. Lucia Masciullo (Puffin Books)
That's Not a Daffodil!, Elizabeth Honey (Allen & Unwin)
The Last Viking, Norman Jorgensen, Ill. James Foley (Fremantle Press)
No Bears, Meg McKinlay, Ill. Leila Rudge (Walker Books Australia)
Rudie Nudie, Emma Quay (ABC Books, HarperCollins)

Picture Book Short List
Look, a Book!, Freya Blackwood, Text. Libby Gleeson (Little Hare Books, Hardie Grant Egmont)
The Dream of the Thylacine, Ron Brooks, Text. Margaret Wild (Allen & Unwin)
For All Creatures, Rebecca Cool, Text. Glenda Millard (Walker Books Australia)
A Bus Called Heaven, Bob Graham (Walker Books Australia)
No Bears, Leila Rudge, Text. Meg McKinlay (Walker Books Australia)
, Bruce Whatley (Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia)

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books Short List
The Little Refugee, Anh Do & Suzanne Do, Ill. Bruce Whatley (Allen & Unwin)
One Small Island: The Story of Macquarie Island, Alison Lester & Coral Tulloch (Penguin Group)
Surrealism for Kids, Queensland Art Gallery (Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art)
Bilby Secrets, Edel Wignell, Ill. Mark Jackson (Walker Books Australia)
Fromelles: Australia's Bloodiest Day at War, Carole Wilkinson (Black Dog Books)
Playground, Nadia Wheatley (Ed), Ill. Ken Searle (Allen & Unwin)
The winners will be announced during Book Week in August.

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