2020 CBCA Book of the Year 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 one of our titles has won their category and two others have been chosen as honour books!

Winner

BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY CHILDHOOD
My Friend Fred by Frances Watts, illustrated by A. Yi

Honour Books

BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY CHILDHOOD
When Billy Was a Dog by Kirsty Murray, illustrated by Karen Blair
Goodbye House, Hello House by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Ann James

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.

The rest of the winners and more information can be found here

Goodbye House, Hello House

by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Ann James

A joyful story about moving house and embracing change from a much-loved, award-winning team.

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When Billy Was a Dog

by Kirsty Murray, illustrated by Karen Blair

If you can't have a puppy, maybe the next best thing is to be a puppy.

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My Friend Fred

by Frances Watts, illustrated by A. Yi

This delightful CBCA short-listed picture book is about a friendship between an exuberant but loveable dachshund and his more retiring, tidy housemate.

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