CBCA Picture Book Notables 2020

Ella and the Ocean

Ella and the Ocean

Jonathan Bentley, Lian Tanner

Ella lived in the red-dirt country where the earth was as dry as old bones and it hadn't rained for years and years and years. One night, Ella dreamt of the ocean...

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Hello Lighthouse

Hello Lighthouse

Sophie Blackall

A beautiful picture book about hope, change and the passing of time. Winner of the Caldecott Medal 2019.

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Liarbird

Liarbird

Bunting,Laura, Bunting,Philip

Liarbirds learn to lie from the day they hatch. They are the best in the bush at fibbing, faking, fabricating and fake-news creating. Until one lyrebird decides to go straight, and discovers that sometimes even the truth hurts.

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Rodney

Rodney

Kelly Canby

Rodney is a small turtle with a BIG dream. All he wants is to be larger. Then one day, Rodney's dream comes true - or does it? It's all a matter of perspective!

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 Read reviewDear Grandpa

Dear Grandpa

Kate Simpson, Ronojoy Ghosh

Grandpa, did you know that if you rub a needle with a magnet, one end will point to the north and the other end to the south? In the south there's an apartment building 160 metres tall. From the balcony, you can see the entire...

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Mr Chicken All Over Australia

Mr Chicken All Over Australia

Leigh Hobbs

Australia is full of big things, and Mr Chicken wants to see them all. A triumph from the 2016-2017 Australian Children's Laureate.

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Nop

Nop

Caroline Magerl

A heartwarming picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Caroline Magerl about two unlikely loners who forge a forever friendship.

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I NEED a parrot

I NEED a parrot

Chris McKimmie

A book about wanting and needing what a child wants and what a wild bird needs.

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Three

Three

King,Stephen Michael

One, two, three . . . Every day was a hop and a skip for Three. He was happy to walk from here to there, wherever his nose led, or wherever his legs took him . . . all the way to new friends.

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The Good Son

The Good Son

Pierre-Jacques Ober, Jules Ober, Felicity Coonan

A young WWI soldier's unauthorized visit home has dire consequences in a haunting story reimagined in miniature tableaux.

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Let Me Sleep, Sheep!

Let Me Sleep, Sheep!

Meg McKinlay, Leila Rudge

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Baby Business

Baby Business

Jasmine Seymour

Baby Business tells the story of the baby smoking ceremony that welcomes baby to country. The smoke is a blessing - it will protect the baby and remind them that they belong.

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Queen Celine

Queen Celine

Matt Shanks

A funny, eco-friendly, politically-relevant picture book by super-talent Matt Shanks. 

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Windcatcher: Migration of the Short-tailed Shearwater

Windcatcher: Migration of the Short-tailed Shearwater

Diane Jackson Hill, Craig Smith

Follow the amazing 30,000 kilometre annual migration of the short-tailed shearwater.

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The Gift

The Gift

Michael Speechley

The house across the road looks abandoned, but Rosie knows someone lives there. She decides to give her mystery neighbour a gift - something different, something unusual, something surprising. Something her mum would have been...

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 Read reviewLottie and Walter

Lottie and Walter

Anna Walker

Lottie doesn't want to be afraid, but no matter what she does, she just can't go in the water. Until she finds a surprising friend, who turns out to be more helpful than Lottie could ever have imagined...

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Tilly

Tilly

Jane Godwin, Anna Walker

Jane Godwin and Anna Walker have created a wistful, enchanting and timeless story about an old house, a young girl, and how the small things we hold dear stay with us always.

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 Read reviewLittle Bird's Day

Little Bird’s Day

Sally Morgan, Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr

A simple, universal story of a day in the life of Little Bird as she sings the world alive, flies with Cloud, travels with Wind, nestles with Moon and dreams of flying among the stars.

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One Tree

One Tree

Christopher Cheng, Bruce Whatley

One tall tree on the mountain once marked Grandfather's farm. Now there is a busy city and Grandfather lives with us in our apartment.

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