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CBCA Notables 2020

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced the 2020 CBCA Notables.

Congratulations to everyone who is on the list, but especially the following Western Australian creators and publishers:

Book of the Year: Older Readers

  • Devil’s Ballast by Meg Caddy
  • Invisible Boys by Holden Sheppard (published by Fremantle Press)

Book of the Year: Younger Readers

  • Maddie in the Middle by Julia Lawrinson (published by Fremantle Press)
  • Catch a Falling Star by Meg McKinlay

Book of the Year: Early Childhood

  • Let Me Sleep, Sheep by Meg McKinlay, illustrated by Leila Rudge
  • Little Bird’s Day by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr (published by Magabala Books)
  • When Billy was a Dog by Kirsty Murray, illustrated by Karen Blair

Picture Book of the Year

  • Rodney by Kelly Canby (published by Fremantle Press)
  • Let Me Sleep, Sheep by Meg McKinlay, illustrated by Leila Rudge
  • The Gift by Michael Speechley
  • Little Bird’s Day by Sally Morgan, illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr (published by Magabala Books)
  • Baby Business, by Jasmine Seymour (published by Magabala Books)

Eve Pownell Award

  • Young Dark Emu: A Truer History by Bruce Pascoe (published by Magabala Books)
  • Trouble in the Surf by Stephanie Owen Reader, illustrated by Briony Stewart
  • Cooee Mittigar: A Story on Darug Songlines by Jasmine Seymour, illustrated by Leanne Mulgo Watson (published by Magabala Books)

For a complete list of the 2020 CBCA Notables, please visit the CBCA website.

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