CBCA Book of the Year Award

Here you’ll find reviews of my favourite books that have won, were shortlisted or recognised as ‘notable’ in the CBCA (Children’s Book Council of Australia) Book of the Year Awards. Operating since 1945, CBCA Awards recognise Australian books of outstanding literary merit across 6 categories: Older Readers, Younger Readers, Early Childhood, Picture Book of the Year, Eve Pownall (non-fiction) Award and the Award for New Illustrator.

"Tea and Sugar Christmas" Robert Ingpen paints a moving picture of outback Australia CBCA Book of the Year Award CBCA Book of the Year Award

“Tea and Sugar Christmas” Robert Ingpen paints a moving picture of outback Australia

The Tea and Sugar train only came once a week on a Thursday. But the special Christmas train only came once a year. Today was Sunday. Four more days without …

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