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The CBCA Book of the Year Awards shortlists 2019

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) have announced their Book of the Year Awards shortlists for 2019. Congratulations to all the authors, illustrators, editors and publishers!

Here are the shortlists for each category.

Older Readers (for ages 13-18 years) Between Us by Clare Atkins Small Spaces by Sarah Epstein Lenny’s Book of Ever

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage by Judith Brett Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe No Friend but the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani, translated by Omid Tofighian Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton Ottolenghi SIMPLE by Yotam Ottolenghi Normal People by Sally Rooney Quarterly Essay 73: Australia Fair - Listening to the Nation by Rebecca Huntley The

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Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

A Grain of Hope by Nicola Philp & Aldy Aguirre All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys Fing by David Walliams & Tony Ross Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald & Ben Wood Where’s Mrs Kangaroo by Ingela P Arrhenius Wilam: A Birrarung Story by Aunty Joy Murphy, Andrew Kelly & Lisa Kennedy Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls b…

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