2019 WINNERS

Everything's a Genre Aspiring

Final Judge: Sophie Hamley, Non-fiction Publisher, Hachette Australia

Karen McCrea

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The Offering

Catherine Mojsiewicz

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Echoes from an Execution

Paul Butterworth

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Retrograde Amnesia

 

A01 - Picture Book - Preschool

Final Judge: Suzanne O'Sullivan, Publisher at Lothian Children's Books/Hachette Australia

Claire Thomas

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Secret worlds

Lana Spasevski

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Little Whale's Big Swim

Gemma Patience

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There Are No Dinosaurs In The Park

 

A02 - Picture Book - Primary School

Final Judge: Suzanne O'Sullivan, Publisher at Lothian Children's Books/Hachette Australia

Victoria Mackinlay

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The Bark Book

Lana Spasevski

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Quinceys Quirky Antique Shop

Serge Smagarinsky

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The Run

Angela Costigan

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The Song of the Sea

 

A03 - Picture Book - Primary - Non-Fiction

Final Judge: Suzanne O'Sullivan, Publisher at Lothian Children's Books/Hachette Australia

Beth Dolan

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Head in the Clouds: The Story of Len Waters

Jennifer Margaret Gahan

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Vincent's search for Sunshine

Lana Spasevski

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Harmony Buffet

 

A04 - Chapter Book - Younger Readers

Final Judge: Mary Verney - Senior Editor – Young Readers, Penguin Random House Australia

Annaleise Byrd

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The Stowaway's Story

Lana Spasevski

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BELLA BAKES: A Fair Fundraiser

Lana Spasevski

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Bella Bakes a Birthday Blunder

 

A05  - Chapter Books - Older readers

Final Judge: Mary Verney - Senior Editor – Young Readers, Penguin Random House Australia

Carla Fitzgerald

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Liberty Law

Melissa Salisbury

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Offnoggin: the Heady Tale of King John

Wendy Adams

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The Seraph's Song

Jane O'Sullivan

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Millie and the Underscreen

 

A06 - Young Adult

Final Judge: Lisa Berryman, Children’s Publisher at HarperCollins Publishers

Susan Yardley

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The Ark

Hayley Jackson

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Split Second

Beth Amos

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Blindside

 

A07 and A08 Graphic Novel or Illustrated Picture Book

or Illustrated Middle-grade novel and Illustrations

Final Judge: Clare Hallifax - Publishing Manager - Scholastic Australia

Diane Spediacci

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Feeling Blue

Heidi Goh

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Sometimes the darkness comes

Cecilia Adams

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Expat cat

 

H01 - Hatchlings - Picture Books

Final Judge: Clare Hallifax - Publishing Manager - Scholastic Australia

Amelia G

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The Victory of King Wong

Jacob C

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Bounce Bots Bouncy Trouble

Sophie F

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Princess Penelope

Amelia G

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The Best Nest

 

H02 - Hatchlings - Chapter Books & YA Novels

Final Judge: Clare Hallifax - Publishing Manager - Scholastic Australia

Lauren S

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The Last Time

Brittany D

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Shadow Wraith

Hannah M

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The Delinquents

 

H03 - Hatchlings Illustrations

Final Judge: Clare Hallifax - Publishing Manager - Scholastic Australia

Liam B

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The Legend of the abominable killer Poo Man

Alex W

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Jeff The Dinosaur

Ayla J

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Burt Star Voyager - Finding wings

Ayla J

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Burnt Star Voyager - Finding flight

 

P01 - Picture Books

Final Judge: Alyson O’Brien, Commissioning Editor at Little Hare, and Luna Soo,Editor, Hardie Grant Egmont

Kathryn Apel

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1) Not THAT Pet
2) Ahoy There, Alex
3) Miss Understood

Emma Middleton

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1) Bella Ballerina and the Starlit Night
2) Sweetie the Easter Bilbie

Nicole Godwin

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Tilda the Big Miniature Pig

 

P02 - Chapter books & Young adult novels

Final Judge: Alyson O’Brien, Commissioning Editor at Little Hare, and Luna Soo,Editor, Hardie Grant Egmont

Nicole Godwin

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Rhino

Vikki Conley

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Lolly Polly Cartwheel (Boring Boots - Book 1)

Vikki Conley

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Honey and Me

 

P03 - Illustrated Picture Books

Final Judge: Alyson O’Brien, Commissioning Editor at Little Hare, and Luna Soo,Editor, Hardie Grant Egmont

Anna McGregor

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Scrambled Eggs

Suzanne Houghton

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Disco Dave

Michele Dodd

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The Mosquito Quilt