The winners of the Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature were announced at the Hobart Writers Festival over the weekend.
Chosen from a shortlist announced in August, the winners are:
- Fiction category: Trent Maxwell, David Lawrence and Peter Baldwin for Maxi the Lifeguard: The Stormy Protest;
- Non-fiction category: Rohan Cleave and Coral Tulloch for Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story;
- Picture Fiction category: Michael Speechley for winning the Picture Fiction category with The All New Must Have Orange 430.
Congratulations to all the winners, but especially Western Australian author/illustrator, Michael Speechley. You can read our review of his picture book, The All New Must Have Orange 430 in the book review section of the Writing WA website.
You can find out more about Award and its winners on the Environment Award for Children’s Literature website.