Congratulations to Andy Griffiths, who won the Fiction Older Readers category (The 39-Storey Treehouse, Pan Macmillan), James Phelan, who won the Fiction Years 7-9 category (The Last 13 Book One: 13, Scholastic), and Sally Rippin who won the Fiction Young Readers category (Billie B Brown: The Best Project, Hardie Grant) in the 2014 Young Australian Best Book Awards. Fantastic news!
We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Johnson (Bush Baby Rescue: Juliet Nearly a Vet Book 4, Puffin) and Anne Morgan (The Smallest Carbon Footprint in the Land and Other Eco-tales, Interactive Publications) have tied in first place in the Young Readers category at the Wilderness Society’s 2014 Environment Award for Children’s Literature.
Congratulations to Honey Brown (Dark Horse, Michael Joseph) , Jen Storer (Truly Tan: Spooked!, HarperCollins) and Hannah Kent (Burial Rites, Picador) who were all winners in the 2014 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Fantastic news!
The 13 Storey-Treehouse written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton, much loved by children around the world, has been nominated for the Flemish and Dutch Children's Jury Prize. Congratulations Andy and Terry!
Hannah Kent's Burial Rites has won the Literary Fiction Book of the Year in the 2014 Australian Book Industry Awards. Congratulations Hannah! Well deserved.