The CBCA shortlist has been announced.
Congratulations to Western Australian creators who were included on the shortlist:
Meg McKinlay was shortlisted for Catch a Falling Star in the Younger Readers category.
Karen Blair illustrated When Billy was a Dog, which was written by Kirsty Murray and shortlisted in the Early Childhood category.
Congratulations also go to Magabala Books, who had three books shortlisted in the New Illustrator category:
- Leanne Mulgo Watson for Cooee Mittigar: A Story on Darug Songlines (written by Jasmine Seymour);
- Jasmine Seymour for Baby Business;
- Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr for Little Bird’s Day (written by Sally Morgan).
Young Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe and published by Magabala Books also received a shortlisting for the Eve Pownall Award.