CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2019 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 three of our titles have been chosen as Honour Books!

Honour Book

BOOK OF THE YEAR: OLDER READERS
Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY CHILDHOOD
Here Comes Stinkbug! by Tohby Riddle

PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR
The Mediterranean by Armin Greder

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.

See all the winning books here.

Lenny's Book of Everything

by Karen Foxlee

Our mother had a dark heart feeling. Lenny's younger brother has a rare form of gigantism and while Lenny's fiercely protective, it isn't always easy being the sister of 'the giant'. A book about finding good in the bad that will break your heart while raising your spirits in the way that only a classic novel can.

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Lenny's Book of Everything

by Karen Foxlee

Our mother had a dark heart feeling. Lenny's younger brother has a rare form of gigantism and while Lenny's fiercely protective, it isn't always easy being the sister of 'the giant'. A book about finding good in the bad that will break your heart while raising your spirits in the way that only a classic novel can.

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Here Comes Stinkbug!

by Tohby Riddle

The hilarious story about a smelly bug whose unique talent saves the day.

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The Mediterranean

by Armin Greder

Precarious boats navigate the waters of the sea, from south to north. And more often than not, it is not only hope that drowns. A devastating indictment of our society's treatment of refugees by the creator of The Island.

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