Notables - 2018

Congratulations to all CBCA Notables Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for 2018.

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

The Book of the Year: Older Readers
MALLEE BOYS
Archbold, Charlie
Wakefield Press
ISBN: 9781743055007
THE FALL
Bancks, Tristan
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143783053
IN THE DARK SPACES
Black, Cally
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760128647
NIGHT SWIMMING
Bowe, Steph
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498165
THE THINGS WE PROMISE
Burke, J.C.
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290405
THE DREAM WALKER
Carless, Victoria
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734417473
BEAUTIFUL MESS
Christian, Claire
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498547
MY LOVELY FRANKIE
Clarke, Judith
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760296339
THE TIDES BETWEEN
Corbett, Elizabeth Jane
Odyssey Books
ISBN: 9781925652222
TAKE THREE GIRLS
Crowley, Cath & Wood, Fiona & Howell, Simmone
Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781742612744
THE ONES THAT DISAPPEARED
Fraillon, Zana
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734417152
THIRD WITCH
French, Jackie
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780732298531
SPARROW
Gardner, Scot
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760294472
BECAUSE OF YOU
Harry, Pip
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259777
A SHADOW'S BREATH
Hayes, Nicole
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143781097
THE SECRET SCIENCE OF MAGIC
Keil, Melissa
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760127763
MR ROMANOV'S GARDEN IN THE SKY
Newton, Robert
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143309307
FROGKISSER!
Nix, Garth
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293512
GAP YEAR IN GHOST TOWN
Pryor, Michael
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760292768
WILDER COUNTRY
Smith, Mark
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498530
A SEMI-DEFINITIVE LIST OF WORST NIGHTMARES
Sutherland, Krystal
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143573913
REMIND ME HOW THIS ENDS
Tozer, Gabrielle
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460751688
BALLAD FOR A MAD GIRL
Wakefield, Vikki
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925355291
THE UNDERCURRENT
Weston, Paula
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498233
MY LIFE AS A HASHTAG
Williams, Gabrielle
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760113681
The Book of the Year: Younger Readers
TOO MANY FRIENDS
Apel, Kathryn
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259760
MAY TANG
Beikoff, Katrina
Scholastic Australia - Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742990743
THE ELEPHANT
Carnavas, Peter
UQP
ISBN: 9780702259616
SHAOZHEN
Chim, Wai & White, Lyn
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760113797
THE BLUE CAT
Dubosarsky, Ursula
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760292294
1917
Gardiner, Kelly
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743622506
THE CURSED FIRST TERM OF ZELDA STITCH
Greenberg, Nicki
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760294908
MR BAMBUCKLE'S REMARKABLES
Harris, Tim
illust. Hart, James
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143785859
JEHAN AND THE QUEST OF THE LOST DOG
Hawke, Rosanne
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259609
HOTAKA
Heffernan, John
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760113766
FIGGY TAKES THE CITY
Janu, Tamsin
Scholastic Australia - Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742992006
BLOSSOM
Janu, Tamsin
Scholastic Australia - Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742991641
PIP AND HOUDINI
Jones, J.C.
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760296056
A DOG'S TALE
Jonsberg, Barry
illust. Jellett, Tom
Scholastic Australia - Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742991399
THE SORRY TALE OF FOX AND BEAR
Lamond, Margrete
illust. Vallance, Heather
Dirt Lane Press
ISBN: 9780648023807
HOW TO BEE
Macdibble, Bren
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760294335
THE SKELETON COAST
McConnochie, Mardi
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290931
WHIMSY AND WOE
McRitchie, Rebecca
illust. Kretschmar, Sonia
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460753040
THE FIGHTING STINGRAYS
Mitchell, Simon
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143784104
THE EXTREMELY INCONVENIENT ADVENTURES OF BRONTE METTLESTONE
Moriarty, Jaclyn
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297176
LINTANG AND THE PIRATE QUEEN
Moss, Tamara
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143783435
LOOKING UP
Murphy, Sally
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925164572
MARSH AND ME
Murray, Martine
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498011
HENRIETTA AND THE PERFECT NIGHT
Murray, Martine
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290245
THE GIRL, THE DOG AND THE WRITER IN ROME
Nannestad, Katrina
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733338175
DR BOOGALOO AND THE GIRL WHO LOST HER LAUGHTER
Nicol, Lisa
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143782599
THE WAYWARD WITCH AND THE FEELINGS MONSTER
Rippin, Sally
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760129019
THE SHOP AT HOOPERS BEND
Rodda, Emily
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460753668
A GARDEN OF LILIES: IMPROVING TALES FOR YOUNG MINDS
Rossell, Judith
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733338229
THE EXILE
Sandhu, Jo
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143309376
THE GRAND, GENIUS SUMMER OF HENRY HOOBLER
Shanahan, Lisa
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293017
ACCIDENTAL HEROES
Tanner, Lian
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293529
CAPTAIN JIMMY COOK DISCOVERS X MARKS THE SPOT
Temple, Jol & Kate
illust. Foye, John
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760291945
NEVERMOOR: THE TRIALS OF MORRIGAN CROW
Townsend, Jessica
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734418074
A CARDBOARD PALACE
Webster, Allayne L.
MidnightSun Publishing
ISBN: 9781925227253
THE SECRETS WE SHARE
Weetman, Nova
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259784
TROUBLE AND THE NEW KID
Whittle, Cate
illust. King, Stephen Michael
Scholastic Australia - Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742990781
The Book of the Year: Early Childhood
THE THANK YOU DISH
Balla, Trace
ISBN: 9781760292355
Allen & Unwin
SHAPES OF AUSTRALIA
Bancroft, Bronwyn
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760129286
RODNEY LOSES IT!
Bauer, Michael Gerard
illust: Krebs, Chrissie
Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742991900
BUSTING
Blabey, Aaron
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743812389
GUFF
Blabey, Aaron
Penguin Random House Aust.
ISBN: 9780670077175
PIG THE STAR
Blabey, Aaron
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743812754
THE VERY SLEEPY BEAR
Bland, Nick
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743812549
YOU CAN'T CATCH ME
Bolton, Nicola
Nicola Bolton
ISBN: 9780646977553
BUSY LITTLE CREATURES
Bowden, Fiona
Little Book Press
ISBN: 9780648115601
AT THE ZOO I SEE
Button, Joshua
illust. Wells, Robyn
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360455
HEADS AND TAILS
Canty, John
Berbay Publishing
ISBN: 9780994384126
OUR LAST TRIP TO THE MARKET
Clarke, Lorin
illust. Vane, Mitch
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781925266962
THE CAT WANTS CUDDLES
Crumble, P.
illust. Gifford, Lucinda
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743811412
BOY
Cummings, Phil
illust. Devries, Shane
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781760277055
WILBUR, GRACE AND JOE
Cummings, Phil
illust. Graham, Amanda
Little Book Press
ISBN: 9780648086826
JUMP AND SHOUT
Dumbleton, Mike
illust. Carnavas, Peter
Little Book Press
ISBN: 9780648086819
I'M AUSTRALIAN TOO
Fox, Mem
illust. Ghosh, Ronojoy
Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781760276218
STITCHES AND STUFFING
Gallasch, Carrie
illust. Acton, Sara
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127787
GREAT GOAL! MARVELLOUS MARK!
Germein, Katrina
illust. Dawson, Janine
Ford Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781925272666
CLARE'S GOODBYE
Gleeson, Libby
illust. Pignataro, Anna
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127527
MEERKAT CHOIR
Greenberg, Nicki
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290795
THE SECOND SKY
Guest, Patrick
illust. Bentley, Jonathan
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127985
ON THE WAY TO NANA'S
Haji-Ali, Frances & Lindsay
illust. Hardy, David
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360301
NOMAX!
Horsfall, Shannon
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460753927
1,2, PIRATE STEW
Howarth, Kylie
The Five Mile Press
ISBN: 9781760403201
ME AND YOU
Kelly, Deborah

illust. Blair, Karen
Penguin Random House Aust.
ISBN: 9780670079247
THE VERY NOISY BABY
Lester, Alison
Affirm Press
ISBN: 9781925475616
READY, STEADY, HATCH!
Long, Ben
illust. Cornish, David
Ford Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781925272536
OLIVIA'S VOICE
Lucas, Mike
illust. Harrison, Jennifer
MidnightSun Publishing
ISBN: 9781925227192
WHAT'S UP TOP?
Martin, Marc
Penguin Random House Aust.
ISBN: 9780143783886
TWO RAINBOWS
Masson, Sophie
illust. McMahon, Michael
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127794
HELLO TO YOU, MOON
Morgan, Sally & Maroney, Biddy
illust. Day, Sonny
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760125462
THE RABBIT-HOLE GOLF COURSE
Mulvey, Ella
illust. Briggs, Karen
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781925266290
MY DOG SOCKS
Osborne, Robyn
illust. Konchi, Sadami
Ford Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781925272826
ROAD TRIP
Parker, Danny
illust. Eckstrom, Nathaniel
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127404
LUCY'S BOOK
Prior, Natalie Jane
illust. Orsini, Cheryl
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734416599
HARK, IT'S ME, RUBY LEE!
Shanahan, Lisa
illust. Binny
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734416551
ERIC THE POSTIE
Shanks, Matt
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743811931
MOLLY THE PIRATE
Teece, Lorraine
illust. Seden, Paul
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360660
THE SCARED BOOK
Tidball, Debra
illust. Siew, Kim
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734417497
WHY CAN'T I BE A DINOSAUR?
Westaway, Kylie
illust. Jellett, Tom
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760294724
ONE KEEN KOALA
Wild, Maragret
illust. Whatley, Bruce
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743629291
THAT CHRISTMAS FEELING
Wilkinson, Lili
illust. Francey, Amanda
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760294960
CAN YOU FIND ME
Winch, Gordon
illust. Shirvington, Patrick
New Frontier Publishing
ISBN: 9781925059793
NANNA'S BUTTON TIN
Wolfer, Dianne
illust. Potter, Heather
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781922077677
The Picture Book of the Year

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

TEN POUND POM
Anelli, Liz
text. Wilkinson, Carole
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381214
AQUATICA
Balchin, Lance
The Five Mile Press
ISBN: 9781760404147
GAOLBIRD: THE TRUE STORY OF WILLIAM SWALLOW, CONVICT AND PIRATE
Barnard, Simon
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925498172
THE SECOND SKY
Bentley, Jonathan
text. Guest, Patrick
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127985
TALES FROM A TALL FOREST
Bentley, Jonathan
text. Micallef, Shaun
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760129590
GUFF
Blabey, Aaron
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780670077175
THE GREAT RABBIT CHASE
Blackwood, Freya
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743811641
THE ANZAC TREE
Booth, Christina
Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781760154226
MOPOKE
Bunting, Philip
Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781742991658
HEADS AND TAILS
Canty, John
Berbay Publishing
ISBN: 9780994289575
ANDY WEB: ARTIST
Coote, Maree
Melbournestyle Books
ISBN: 9780992491758
MILLIE LOVES ANTS
deGennaro, Sue
text. French, Jackie
Harper Collins Australia
ISBN: 9781460751787
JEROME'S GIFT
Denham, Trent
Condotta Press
ISBN: 9780648018506
THE WORLD'S WORST PIRATE
Dreiling, Katrin
text. Worthington, Michelle
Little Pink Dog Books
ISBN: 9780994626912
DRAWN ONWARD
Frazer, Andrew
text. McKinlay, Meg
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925164848
PAPA SKY
Heinrich, Sally
text. Jolly, Jane
MidnightSun Publishing
ISBN: 9781925227291
THE MAN IN THE PANAMA HAT AND THE WINDY, WINDY DAY
Ingram, Ffranses
text. Gevert, Joachim
Little Steps Publishing
ISBN: 9781925545418
A VERY QUACKY CHRISTMAS
James, Ann
text. Watts, Frances
Harper Collins Australia
ISBN: 9780733329623
GRANDMA FORGETS
Johnston, Nicky
text. Russell, Paul
EK Books
ISBN: 9781925335477
WHATCHA BUILDING?
King, Stephen Michael
text. Daddo, Andrew
Harper Collins Australia
ISBN: 9780733334153
PEA POD LULLABY
King, Stephen Michael
text. Millard, Glenda
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290085
DANNY BLUE'S REALLY EXCELLENT DREAM
Landrak, Max
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734417589
FEATHERS
Lesnie, Phil
text. Cummings, Phil
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781760157357
THE VERY NOISY BABY
Lester, Alison
Affirm Press
ISBN: 9781925475616
ARCHIE AND THE BEAR
Mackintosh, David
text. Louise, Zanni
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127510
SLOWLY! SLOWLY!
Magisson, Helene
text. Clark, T.M
Wombat Books
ISBN: 9781925563221
WHAT'S UP TOP?
Martin, Marc
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143783886
BIG FELLA RAIN
Martins, Fern
text. Webber, Beryl
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360639
HENRY'S PIRATE ADVENTURE
McKenzie, Heath
text. Nixon, Livinia
Lake Press
ISBN: 9781760454425
SARAH AND THE STEEP SLOPE
Ottley, Matt
text. Parker, Danny
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781742974675
A WALK IN THE BUSH
Perkins, Gwyn
Affirm Press
ISBN: 9781925475531
GIANTS, TROLLS, WITCHES, BEASTS
Phillips, Craig
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760113261
CLARE'S GOODBYE
Pignataro, Anna
text. Gleeson, Libby
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760127527
GLITCH
Plant, Andrew
text. Worthington, Michelle
Ford Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781925272703
MERRY EVERYTHING
Racklyeft, Jess
text. McCartney, Tania
Windy Hollow Books
ISBN: 9781922081704
MONSIEUR CHAT
Robaard, Jedda
The Five Mile Press
ISBN: 9781760405007
ONCE UPON A SMALL RHINOCEROS
Rudge, Leila
text. McKinlay, Meg
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925126709
KOALA BARE
Shanks, Matt
text. French, Jackie
Harper Collins Australia
ISBN: 9781460751619
GUS DOG GOES TO WORK
Smith, Craig
text. Flynn, Rachel
Harper Collins Australia
ISBN: 9781921504884
SWAN LAKE
Spudvilas, Anne
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781743318454
FISH
Stadermann, Jane
Rabbit Books
ISBN: 9780994467812
MY FRIEND TERTIUS
Swan, Owen
text. Fenton, Corinne
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760113827
STORM WHALE
Tanner, Jane
text. Brennan, Sarah
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293642
THE SLOTH WHO CAME TO STAY
To, Vivienne
text. Wild, Maragret
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760290221
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Tylesova, Gabriela
text. McAllister, David
Little Hare
ISBN: 9781760129934
FLORETTE
Walker, Anna
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780670079414
RUBEN
Whatley, Bruce
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743810354
FLAPPER, VC
Wilson, Mark
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734416759
The Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
DO NOT LICK THIS BOOK
Ben-Barak, Idan
illust. Frost, Julian
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293055
TEARS IN THE JUNGLE: FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL
Clarke, Daniel & William
Tears in the Jungle
ISBN: 9780987308924
DECISION: STORIES OF LEADERSHIP IN THE SERVICES
Cole-Adams, Jennet & Gauld, Judy
designed by Brett Hatherley
Department of Veterans' Affairs
ISBN: 9780994477569
ROBYN BOID: ARCHITECT
Coote, Maree
Melbournestyle Books
ISBN: 9780992491741
THE BABY ANIMAL BOOK
Cossins, Jennifer
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734418159
COMRADESHIP: STORIES OF FRIENDSHIP AND RECREATION IN WARTIME
Cusack, Kathleen
designed by Hatherley, Brett
Department of Veterans' Affairs
ISBN: 9780987615107
M IS FOR MUTINY! HISTORY BY ALPHABET
Dickon, John
illust. Emmerichs, Bern
Berbay Publishing
ISBN: 9780994384119
ANIMAL ECO-WARRIORS
Gill, Nic
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486306213
EXPLORING SOILS: A HIDDEN WORLD UNDERGROUND
Grover, Samantha
illust. Heisler, Camille
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486305001
LEFT & RIGHT
Hendry, Lorna
Wild Dog Books
ISBN: 9781742034430
THE BIG BOOK OF ANTARCTICA
Hope, Charles
Wild Dog Books
ISBN: 9781742034188
A IS FOR AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS
Lessac, Frane
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381009
THE STORY OF AUSTRALIA
Lewis, Robert
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780857983145
AMAZING AUSTRALIANS IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES
Mason, Prue & Mason, Kerry
illust. Jellett, Tom
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781922244635
MY CONTEMPORARY ART BOOK
Ryan, Kate
illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432466
VAN GOGH AND THE SEASONS
Ryan, Kate
illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432374
KOALA
Saxby, Claire
illust. Vivas, Julie
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925126396
THE STARTLING STORY OF LACHLAN MACQUARIE: FOUNDING FATHER OR FAILURE?
Sedunary, Michael
illust. Emmerichs, Bern
Berbay Publishing
ISBN: 9780994384102