CBCA Book of the Year Awards Shortlist 2014

A huge shout out to the talented authors and illustrators shortlisted for the 2014 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards. Announced on Monday, these awards recognise and honour the exceptional talent showcased by Australians creating literature for littlies CBCA-Logo_290 and young adults.

It is the brilliance of these people and their peers that has allowed readers to experience the magic and wonder of books from a very young age.

Since first setting up shop in 1945, the CBCA, a volunteer run, not-for-profit organisation, has tirelessly worked to promote children’s and young adult literature throughout Australia.

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced in Canberra on Friday, August 15 2014.

The shortlisted titles are:

 Book of the Year – Older Readers:

Book of the Year – Younger Readers:

Book of the Year – Early Childhood:

READ  Hades by Candice Fox

Book of the Year – Picture Book of the Year: 

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books:

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