Tuesday, March 31, 2009

CBCA Shortlist 2009

The Children's Book Council of Australia 2009 shortlist has just been published.

Book of the Year: Older Readers (These books are for mature readers):

D.M. Cornish: Monster Blood Tattoo Book Two: Lamplighter
Anthony Eaton: Into White Silence
Jackie French: A Rose for the Anzac Boys
Melina Marchetta: Finnikin of the Rock
James Mononey: Kill the Possum
Shaun Tan: Tales from Outer Suburbia
Which have I loved best, by far? (not that I have any influence).
Read the list in full here.   And the (longer) Notables list for older readers is here.
I read it first on the Read Alert blog here (see, it pays to refresh your own blogroll!)

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