Presenting The 2023 Cbca Book Of The Year Award, Winner And Honour Books

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Congratulations to all CBCA Winner and Honour Authors, Illustrators and Publishers!

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Book Of The Year: Older Readers

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374

Book Of The Year: Younger Readers

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers from the middle to upper primary years. 7-12 years.

Note: Some of the titles in this category may only be suitable for readers who are in the upper primary years as they contain mature themes, including violence. Parental guidance is recommended.

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374

Book Of The Year: Early Childhood

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374

Picture Book Of The Year

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374

Eve Pownall Award

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374

Cbca Award For New Illustrator

Entries in this category may be fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers in their secondary years of schooling. Ages 13-18 years.

Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended

A Hunger of Thorns
Lili Wilkinson

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760526948

Grace Notes
Karen Comer

Lothian Children’s Books an imprint of Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734421722

Inkflower
Suzy Zail

Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781760653736

Let's Never Speak of This Again
Megan Williams

Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781922790392

The Quiet and the Loud
Helena Fox

Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760983024

Two Can Play That Game
Leanne Yong

A & U Children an imprint of Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781761063374
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