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The Children’s Book Council of Australia has pleasure in announcing
THE 2014 SHORT LIST
NB: These books are for mature readers
Book of the Year: Older Readers
Castagna, Felicity Keil, Melissa Kostakis, Will Near, Allyse Wood, Fiona Zorn, Claire The Incredible Here and Now Life in Outer Space The First Third Fairytales for Wilde Girls Wildlife The Sky so Heavy Giramondo Publishing Hardie Grant Egmont Penguin Group (Australia) Random House Australia Pan Macmillan Australia University of Queensland Press 9781922146366 9781742973951 9780143568179 9781742758510 9781742612317 9780702249761
Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Branford, Anna Ill. Sarah Davis Hunt, Julie Jinks, Catherine Jonsberg, Barry Wolfer, Dianne Ill. Brian Simmonds Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend Song for a Scarlet Runner City of Orphans: A Very Unusual Pursuit My Life as an Alphabet Light Horse Boy Walker Books Australia Allen & Unwin Allen & Unwin Allen & Unwin Fremantle Press 9781921977565 9781743313589 9781743313060 9781743310977 9781922089137
Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Brian, Janeen Ill. Ann James Fox, Mem Ill. Emma Quay Gleeson, Libby Ill. Freya Blackwood Lester, Alison Ormerod, Jan Ill. Andrew Joyner Wolfer, Dianne Ill. Karen Blair I'm a Dirty Dinosaur Baby Bedtime Banjo and Ruby Red Kissed by the Moon The Swap Granny Grommet and Me Puffin Books, Penguin Group (Australia) Viking, Penguin Group (Australia) Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont Viking, Penguin Group (Australia) Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont Walker Books Australia 9781921541087 9780670075195 9781921541087 9780670076758 9781921541414 9781921720161
Some of these books may be for mature readers (Arranged by illustrator) Blackwood, Freya Text. Margaret Wild Bland, Nick Graham, Bob Ottley, Matt Text. Danny Parker Smith, Craig Text. Doug MacLeod Tan, Shaun The Treasure Box King Pig Silver Buttons Parachute The Windy Farm Rules of Summer Puffin Books, Penguin Group (Australia) Scholastic Press, Scholastic Australia Walker Books Australia Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont Working Title Press Hachette Australia 9780670073658 9781742834955 9781406342246 9781921894206 9781921504419 9780734410672
Picture Book of the Year
NB: These books are intended an audience birth to 18 years. Faille, Christopher Ill. Danny Snell Gouldthorpe, Peter Greenwood, Mark Ill. Terry Denton Ham, Paul ed Murdie, Rae Ill. Chris Nixon Burarrwanga, Laklak and Family Jeremy Ice, Wind, Rock Jandamarra Yoko’s Diary: The Life of a Young Girl in Hiroshima Meet... Captain Cook Welcome To My Country Working Title Press Hachette Australia Allen & Unwin HarperCollins Publishers Random House Allen & Unwin 9781921504402 9780734411556 9781742375700 9780733331176 9780857980175 9781743313961
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Crichton Award for New Illustrators
Byrne, Graham Text Saxby, Claire Cranna, Andrew Sanders, Ben Snowdon, David Text Wheeldon, Danielle Big Red Kangaroo The Bloodhound Boys Book 1: The Great Blood Bank Robbery I’ve An Uncle Ivan The Nerdy Birdy Walker Books Australia Walker Books Australia Thames & Hudson Danielle Wheeldon & David Snowdon 9781921720420 9781922179302 9780500500361 9780987532404
The Awards will be announced and presented in Canberra on Friday August 15, 2014.
CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: August 16-22, 2014 THEME: Connect To Reading
CBCA Awards Foundation Donor List
Benefactors: Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd Allen & Unwin Ltd Laurie Copping OAM (in memoriam) Thyne Reid Trust No1
Major Donors: Australia Post, Sandy Campbell, Jean Chapman (in memoriam), Era Publications, Max Fatchen (in memoriam), Five Mile Press, Libby Gleeson AM, Bob Graham, Hachette Children’s Books Aust, Hardie Grant Egmont, HarperCollins Publishers Australia, Ipswich District Teacher-Librarians’ Network, James N Kirby Foundation, Kinross-Wolaroi School, Koala Books, Library Board of Queensland, Beryl Moncrieff Matthews (in memoriam), Jill Midolo (in memoriam), Angela Namoi, Northern Territory Government, Parents & Boys of Sydney Grammar Edgecliff Prep, Penguin Books Aust, Eve Pownall (in memoriam), Random House Australia, Marion E Robertson (in memoriam), Emily Rodda (Jennifer Rowe), Gillian Rubinstein, Maurice Saxby AM,SA Dept of the Arts & Cult. Dev, University of Queensland Press, Julie Vivas, Walker Books Australia, Cassandra Weddell, Qld (in memoriam), Maisie Williams, Garah, NSW (in memoriam), Margaret Wild, Sue Williams.
Donations to the CBCA Awards Foundation are tax deductable and can be sent to: PO Box 172, Blackheath NSW 2785.Ph. 0247878492 Fax: 0296302594