The CBCA notable books of 2018

by |March 1, 2018

It’s that time of year again and the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) have released their list of notables – the best Australian children’s and YA titles from the last 12 months. The list this year is particularly strong and we have no idea how the judges are going to pick a winner. Check out the list of Notables here – did your favourites make the list?

Congratulations to all the authors, illustrators and publishers voted into each category!

Older Readers

Books in the Older Readers category are fiction, drama or poetry and should be appropriate in style and content for readers aged 13-18 years. Below are just a few examples of the incredible books you’ll find! See the full list of notables for this category here.

Younger Readers

Books in the Younger Readers category are perfect for kids aged between 8 and 12 years. They can be fiction, drama or poetry – as long as the style and content is appropriate for the readers. Below are just a few examples of the incredible books you’ll find! See the full list of notables for this category here.

Picture Book

Authors and illustrators worked together to achieve incredible artistic beauty with these picture books! Entries for this category can be suitable for those aged 0-18 years. Below are just a few examples of the incredible books you’ll find! See the full list of notables for this category here.

Early Childhood

In the Early Childhood category, the fiction, drama or poetry should be appropriate in style and content for children who are at pre-reading or early stages of reading (between 0-7 years). Below are just a few examples of the incredible books you’ll find! See the full list of notables for this category here.

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

Books entered into this category should intend to document factual material with consideration given to imaginative presentation, interpretation and variation of style, for kids aged anywhere between 0-18 years. Below are just a few examples of the incredible books you’ll find! See the full list of notables for this category here.

Congratulations to all those longlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. The shortlist is going to be announced on Tuesday 27 March, with the winners announced on Friday 17 August. Stay tuned! To learn more about the CBCA Awards, check out their website here.

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Bronwyn Eley is new to the book industry, having previously served in the Royal Australian Air Force & even spent some time as a barista until entering the exciting world of Booktopia. Books are her true passion. Bronwyn writes in her spare time, often has her face buried in a book and enjoys keeping fit (which she undoes by eating loads of chocolate) with Martial Arts and personal training. She can't answer what her favourite book is but she has a soft spot for The Host (Stephanie Meyer), Peter Pan (J.M Barrie) & Outlander (Diana Gabaldon). Fantasy, sci-fi and YA make up the majority of her bookshelves.

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