2012 Children's Book of the Year Award Winners

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The winners of the 2012 Children's Book of the Year Awards have been announced.

Older Readers Book of the Year 2012
WINNER     Gardner, Scot: The Dead I Know (Penguin Group Australia)
HONOUR     Condon, Bill: A Straight Line to my Heart (Allen & Unwin)
HONOUR     Newton, Robert: When We were Two (Penguin Books, Penguin Group (Australia))

Younger Readers Book of the Year 2012
WINNER     Constable, Kate: Crow Country (Allen & Unwin)
HONOUR     French, Jackie: Nanberry: Black Brother White (Angus & Robertson Harper Collins Publishers)
HONOUR     Green, Susan: The Truth about Verity Sparks (Walker Books)

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2012

WINNER     Bland, Nick Ill. Freya Blackwood: The Runaway Hug (Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia)
HONOUR     Hartnett, Sonya Ill. Lucia Masciullo: Come Down, Cat! (Puffin Books, Penguin Group (Australia))
HONOUR     Honey, Elizabeth: That's Not a Daffodil! (Allen & Unwin)

Picture Book of the Year 2012

WINNER     Graham, Bob: A Bus called Heaven (Walker Books)
HONOUR     Brooks, Ron Text. Margaret Wild: The Dream of the Thylacine (Allen & Unwin)
HONOUR     Whatley, Bruce Text. Jackie French: Flood (Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia)

Eve Pownall Book of the Year 2012

WINNER     Lester, Alison & Tulloch, Coral: One Small island: The Story of Macquarie Island (Penguin Group (Australia))
HONOUR     Do, Anh & Do, Suzanne Ill. Bruce Whatley: The Little Refugee (Allen & Unwin)
You can read the full shortlists here.

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