Congratulations to all the Winners!
The winners in the five categories are:
- Indigenous children: The Pearl-shell Diver by Kay Crabbe
- Birth to 3 years: Once I Heard a Little Wombat by Renée Treml
- Three to 5 years: Something Wonderful by Raweyn Caisley (Illustrated by Karen Blair)
- Five to 8 years: Funky Chicken: Chooks in Space by Chris Collin (Illustrations by Megan Kitchin)
- Eight to 10 years: New Boy by Nick Earls.
In addition, well-known Australian children’s author, Alison Lester, was awarded the Association’s Children’s Language and Literature Award and inducted into the Speech Pathology Australia’s Book of the Year Hall of Fame. A very worthy winner.