The winners of the 2021 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards have been announced.
CBCA Book week runs until 28 August with the theme Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds.
The winning titles in each category are:
Older readers: winner
The End of the World is Bigger than Love - Davina Bell
Younger readers: winner
Aster’s Good, Right Things - Kate Gordon
Early childhood: winner
No! Never! - Libby Hathorn & Lisa Hathorn-Jarman, illustrated by Mel Pearce
Picture books: winner
How to Make a Bird - Meg McKinlay, illustrated by Matt Ottley)
Eve Pownall Award for information books: winner
Dry to Dry: The Seasons of Kakadu - Pamela Freeman, illustrated by Liz Anelli
CBCA Award for new illustrators: winner
This Small Blue Dot - Zeno Sworder
For more information about the CBCA Award winners and Honour Books, see the CBCA website.