Thursday, 16 April 2015

CBCA 2015 Shortlist

How can it possibly be a year since last year's Children's Book Council Awards? 

But it is...and here it is in all it's glory!
 I have read all these books but only reviewed two.
I will add to the list below as I write up the rest.

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I think the illustrations in One Minute's Silence are extraordinary for the power of emotion the convey & I love the humour in Pig the Pug.
The Tea & Sugar Christmas was a fascinating story about a little known bush Christmas tradition & I love Graham Byrne's illustrations in Emu.
Noni the Pony Goes to the Beach has pranced into my heart this year & I hope that Rossell writes a follow-up to Withering-by-Sea sooner rather than later.

Which one's have you read?
Any favourite's?

2 comments:

  1. Great list of children's books....I'll see if any of these are available all the way here in The Netherlands!

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    1. I've just started the older readers book, The Minnows - amazing writing, although the content might make it hard for school libraries to stock it.

      Hope you can find some of these in the Netherlands.

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