CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2018 Winners

Winners in this year's Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards have been revealed and we're delighted to announce that two of our titles have won their categories and one other has been chosen as an honour book!

Winners

CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR: YOUNGER READERS
How to Bee by Bren MacDibble

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Do not lick this book by Idan Ben-Barak, illustrated by Julian Frost

Honour Book

CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR: YOUNGER READERS
Henrietta and the Perfect Night by Martine Murray

The Children's Book Council of Australia is a not for profit organisation that aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians. The annual awards have been running since 1946 and are Australia's most prestigious awards for children's books.

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Do not lick this book

by Idan Ben-Barak, illustrated by Julian Frost

A brilliantly simple, funny, interactive picture book that introduces children to the strange, unseen world of microbes all around them by the award-winning author of Small Wonders and the animator of the insanely successful video 'Dumb Ways to Die' featuring scanning electron microscope images by Linnea Rundgren.

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How to Bee

by Bren MacDibble

A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live.

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Henrietta and the Perfect Night

by Martine Murray

Henrietta, the great go-getter, is going to be a big sister, but she'll have to wait half way to Christmas before the baby is ready. Five charming and quirky stories from the author of the CBCA shotlisted book Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars.

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