Notables - 2019

Congratulations to all CBCA Notables Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for 2019.

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Older Readers | Younger Readers | Early Childhood | Picture Book | Eve Pownall

The Book of the Year: Older Readers
Between Us
Atkins, Clare
Black Inc. Books
ISBN: 9781760640217
The Things That Will Not Stand
Bauer, Michael Gerard
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742997582
Hive
Betts, A.J.
Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760556433
Small Spaces
Epstein, Sarah
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781921977381
Lenny's Book of Everything
Foxlee, Karen
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760529444
Changing Gear
Gardner, Scot
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760631468
Girl Running, Boy Falling
Gordon, Kate
Rhiza Press
ISBN: 9781925563528
Amelia Westlake
Gough, Erin
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760127152
The Finder
Hendrick, Kate
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603811
P is for Pearl
Henry-Jones, Eliza
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460754931
The Bogan Mondrian
Herrick, Steven
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259982
A Song Only I Can Hear
Jonsberg, Barry
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630836
The Art of Taxidermy
Kernot, Sharon
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603743
Catching Teller Crow
Kwaymullina, Ambelin & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760631628
Inside the Tiger
Lawrence, Hayley
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143788959
White Night
Marney, Ellie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293550
Liberty
McWatters, Nikki
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260292
Tales From the Inner City
Tan, Shaun
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760523534
After the Lights Go Out
Wilkinson, Lili
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297299
The Happiness Quest
Yaxley, Richard
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742991993
The Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Fearless Frederic
Arena, Felice
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143786757
The Tales of Mr Walker
Black, Jess
Illust. Acton, Sara
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143793076
Brindabella
Dubosarsky, Ursula
Illust. Joyner, Andrew
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760112042
Help Around the House
Gleitzman, Morris
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143793236
Sweet Adversity
Gwyther, Sheryl
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460755105
Shine Mountain
Hunt, Julie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760291501
Leave Taking
Marwood, Lorraine
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260117
Fairytales for Feisty Girls
McFarlane, Susannah
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760523541
Black Cockatoo
Merrison, Carl & Hustler, Hakea
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360707
The Young Vikings
Moloney, James
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743811191
The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars
Moriarty, Jaclyn
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297183
The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence
Nannestad, Katrina
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733338182
The Peacock Detectives
Nugent, Carly
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603705
Swallow's Dance
Orr, Wendy
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297879
The Adventures of Catvinkle
Perlman, Elliot
Illust. Stitzel, Laura
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143786368
His Name Was Walter
Rowe, Jennifer
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460756188
Everything I've Never Said
Wheeler, Samantha
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260278
Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt
Williams, Rhiannon
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760500849
In the Lamplight
Simmonds, Brian
text. Wolfer, Dianne
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925591224
The Dog with Seven Names
Wolfer, Dianne
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143787457
The Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Dinosaur Day Out
Acton, Sara
Walker Books Australia
9781760650049
All the Ways to be Smart
Bell, Davina
Illust. Colpoys, Allison
Scribble Kids' Books
9781925713435
Pig the Grub
Blabey, Aaron
Scholastic Australia
9781742769691
Heads and Tails: Insects
Canty, John
Berbay Publishing
9780994384164
A Boat of Stars
Connolly, Margaret
Prior, Natalie Jane
HarperCollins Publishers
9780733337932
Collecting Sunshine
Flynn, Rachel
Illust. Ainslie, Tamsin
Penguin Random House Australia
9780143785187
Dogasaurus
Gifford, Lucinda
Scholastic Australia
9781743810712
Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House!
Godwin, Jane
Illust. Reiseger, Jane
Affirm Press
9781925584691
Rabby the Brave
Guest, Patrick
Illust. Jellett, Tom
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760127534
The Dress-Up Box
Guest, Patrick
Illust. Eckstrom, Nathaniel
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760124922
Chip the Lifeguard
Howarth, Kylie
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760682316
Rainbow Bear
King, Stephen Michael
Scholastic Australia
9781742997698
Noni the Pony Rescues a Joey
Lester, Alison
Allen & Unwin
9781760293123
Tricky's Bad Day
Lester, Alison
Affirm Press
9781925712513
Duck!
McKinlay, Meg
Illust. Eckstrom, Nathaniel
Walker Books Australia
9781925381535
It's a Long Way to the Shop
McKinnon, Heidi
Scholastic Australia
9781742998855
Rhyme Cordial
Pesenti, Antonia
Scribble Kids' Books
9781925322149
Here Comes Stinkbug!
Tohby Riddle
Allen & Unwin
9781760523527
It's Not Scribble to Me
Ritchie, Kate
Illust. Robaard, Jedda
Penguin Random House Australia
9780143790136
Beware the Deep Dark Forest
Whiting, Sue
Illust. White, Annie
Walker Books Australia
9781742032344
The Picture Book of the Year

Note: Picture Books are listed by the illustrator, followed by the author

Room on Our Rock
Bayton, Terri Rose
text. Temple, Kate & Temple, Jol
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742764108
The Feather
Blackwood, Freya
text. Wild, Margaret
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760124212
Midnight at the Library
Brooks, Ron
text. Dubosarsky, Ursula
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279316
How Did I Get Here?
Bunting, Philip
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742769684
The Hole Story
Canby, Kelly
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925591125
The Last Peach
Gordon, Gus
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780670078912
The Mediterranean
Greder, Armin
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630959
Girl on Wire
Hurst, Elise
text. Estela, Lucy
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143787167
Why I Love Summer
Jellett, Tom
text. Wagner, Michael
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143783749
Waiting for Chicken Smith
Mackintosh, David
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760501761
Maya & Cat
Magerl, Caroline
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781921977282
Chalk Boy
Ord, Mandy
text. Wild, Margaret
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630683
The Incredible Freedom Machines
Ottley, Matt
text. Saunders, Kirli
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781760275228
My Sunbeam Baby
Quay, Emma
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733333552
The All New Must Have Orange 430
Speechley, Michael
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143788973
Sonam and the Silence
Taher, Ronak
text. Ayres, Eddie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293666
Cicada
Tan, Shaun
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734418630
When You're Going to the Moon
To, Vivienne
text. Beekman, Sasha
Affirm Press
ISBN: 9781925584936
Go Go and the Silver Shoes
Walker, Anna
text. Godwin, Jane
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143785521
Drought
Whatley, Bruce
text. French, Jackie
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743817599
The Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Digby & Claude
Allen, Emma
Illust. Sommerville, Hannah
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279279
The Flying Optometrist
Anderton, Joanne
Illust. Erasmus, Karen
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279132
The Great Lizard Trek
Bradshaw, Felicity
Illust. MacDonald, Norma
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486308828
Zeroes & Ones
Burne, Cristy
Brio
ISBN: 9781925589399
Australian Birds
Chun, Matt
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760502003
Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story
Cleave, Rohan
Illust. Tulloch, Coral
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486308279
Watch This!
Godwin, Jane
Orpin, Beci
Scribble Kids' Books
ISBN: 9781925322774
The Happiness Box
Greenwood, Mark
Illust. McLean, Andrew
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925081381
The Giant Book of Germs
Hendry, Lorna
Wild Dog Books
ISBN: 9781742034850
When Water Lost Her Way
Humphrys, Margaret
Illust. Humphrys, Margaret
Circles Publishing
ISBN: 9780648228707
Linda Jackson's Rainbow Menagerie
Jackson, Linda
Scribble Kids' Books
ISBN: 9781925322132
Under the Southern Cross
Lessac, Frané
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381016
Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus
Owen Reeder, Stephanie
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279156
Waves
Rawlins, Donna
Illust. Jackson, Mark
Potter, Heather
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381641
Make Believe: M. C. Escher for Kids
Ryan, Kate
Illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432558
My Modern Art Book
Ryan, Kate
Illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432510
Armistice
Starke, Ruth
Illust. Kennett, David
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781921504914
Our Birds: Njilimurrungu Wäyin Malanynha
Stubbs, Siena
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360981
Sorry Day
Vass, Coral Illust. Leffler, Dub
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279033