The winners and honours books in the 2016 Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year have been announced!
The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced the prestigious 2016 CBCA Book of the Year Awards, recognising the depth of talent in Australian children’s literature. Celebrating their 70th anniversary, the CBCA Book of the Year Awards reflect the strength and diversity of Australia’s book industry. With over 400 books entered for this year’s awards, the judges had the difficult task of choosing just one winner and two honour book recipients in each of the five award categories.
Special congratulations to our South Australian authors:
- Ride, Ricardo, Ride! written by Phil Cummings (illustrated by Shane Devries), published by Omnibus Books/Scholastic Australia
- One Step at a Time written by Jane Jolly (illustrated by Sally Heinrich), published by MidnightSun Publishing
- Inbetween Days written by Vikki Wakefield, published by Text Publishing
For the full list of winners click here.