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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

2010 Childrens Book Council of Australia Shortlist

Book Week runs from 21st of August to the 27th of August
Winners will be announced on Friday the 20th of August
with the theme...

Book Of The Year:
Older Readers
These books are for mature readers.

Stolen                                                 Lucy Christopher        $17.99
The Winds of Heaven                          Judith Clarke              $22.99
Liar                                                    Justine Larbalestier    $22.99
Jarvis 24                                             David Metzenthen      $19.95
A Small Free Kiss in the Dark               Glenda Millard            $16.95
Loving Richard Feynman                       Penny Tangey            $17.95
Book Of The Year:
Younger Readers
Intended for independent younger readers.

Matty Forever                                    Elizabeth Fensham           $14.95
Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool          Odo Hirsch                      $15.95
Running with the Horses                      Alison Lester                   $29.95
The Whisperer                                    Fiona McIntosh                 $19.99
Pearl Verses The World                      Sally Murphy                     $14.95
                                                                    Illustrated by Heather Potter
Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children   Jen Storer       $19.95
 Book of the Year:
Early Childhood
Intended for children in the pre-reading to early reading stages.

The Wrong Book                 Nick Bland      $15.99
Kip                                     Christina Booth      $24.95
The Terrible Plop               Ursula Dubosarsky     $24.95
                                                               Illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House   Libby Gleeson      $24.99
                                                               Illustrated by Freya Blackwood
Bear & Chook by the Sea    Lisa Shanahan       $16.99
                                                               Illustrated by Emma Quay
Fearless                Colin Thompson    $24.99
                                            Illustrated by Sarah Davis
Book of the Year:
Picture Book
Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years range (Some books may be for mature readers only)

Isabella's Garden   3+      Illustrated by Rebecca Cool       $27.95
                                                               Written by Glenda Millard
Schumann the Shoeman   0+      Illustrated by Stella Danalis        $24.95
                                                                Written by John Danalis
To The Top End: Our Trip Across Australia  6+      Roland Harvey      $24.99
Mr Chicken Goes to Paris   4+      Leigh Hobbs         $24.99
Fox and Fine Feathers   4+        Narelle Oliver          $27.99
The Hero of Little Street    7+        Gregory Rogers         $29.99
Book of the Year:
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Intended for an audience ranging from birth to 18 years. (Some books may be for mature readers only)

Prehistoric Giants: The Megafauna of Australia    Danielle Clode     $24.95
M is for Mates: Animals in Wartime from Ajax to Zep       $22.95
Australian Backyard Explorer  11+        Peter MacInnis      $29.95
Polar Eyes: A Journey to Antarctica         Tanya Patrick       $24.95
                                                 Illustrated by Nicholas Hutcheson
Lost! A True Tale from the Bush  6+      Stephanie Owen Reeder   $29.95
Maralinga: The Anangu Story  9+    Yalata & Oak Communities with
                                                      Christobel Mattingley   $35.00
All prices were correct at the time of annoucements, include GST, and are subject to change without notice.

Due to publisher's reprinting schedules, some of the Short List titles are not currently available. We will supply titles on a first order, first supplied basis as titles are reprinted and recieved.

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