Published on 19 August 2022

Book of the Year Winners announced

Winners of the 2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards were announced on Friday 19 August at noon. Congratulations to all the Winners and Honour Book recipients this year. Head along to one of our Storytimes during Book Week as we celebrate this amazing collection.

 

BOOK OF THE YEAR: Older Readers

Tiger Daughter, by Rebecca Lim
Allen & Unwin 

BOOK OF THE YEAR: Younger Readers

A Glasshouse of Stars, by Shirley Marr
Penguin Random House Australia

BOOK OF THE YEAR: Early Childhood

Jetty Jumping, by Andrea Rowe, ill. by Hannah Sommerville
Hardie Grant Children's Publishing 

PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR

Iceberg, by Jess Racklyeft, text. by Claire Saxby
Allen & Unwin

THE EVE POWNALL AWARD

Still Alive, Notes from Australia's Immigration Detention System, by Safdar Ahmed
Twelve Panels Press

CBCA AWARD FOR NEW ILLUSTRATOR

The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name, by Michelle Pereira text. by Sandhya Parappukkaran
Allen & Unwin

You can watch the announcement ceremony in full below.  

  • 2022 CBCA Book of the Year Award Announcements