Children’s Book Council of Australia Shortlist – 2023
The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) plays an important role in the promotion of literacy for children, the role of libraries in the community and the promotion of Australian authors. Congratulations to all Children’s Book Council of Australia Shortlist Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for this year – Winners and Honours will be announced the third Friday in August.
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This category includes fiction, drama or poetry and is appropriate for readers Ages 13-18 years. Note: Books in this category are for mature readers and some may deal with particularly challenging themes including violence and suicide. Parental guidance is recommended (CBCA).
Book of the year – Younger readers
This category includes fiction, drama or poetry, for readers from 7-12 years. Note: Some of the titles in this category may only be suitable for readers who are in the upper primary years as they contain mature themes, including violence. Parental guidance is recommended (CBCA).