Notables - 2019

Congratulations to all CBCA Notables Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for 2019.

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The Book of the Year: Older Readers
Between Us
Atkins, Clare
Black Inc. Books
ISBN: 9781760640217
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The Things That Will Not Stand
Bauer, Michael Gerard
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742997582
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Hive
Betts, A.J.
Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760556433
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Small Spaces
Epstein, Sarah
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781921977381
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Lenny's Book of Everything
Foxlee, Karen
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760529444
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Changing Gear
Gardner, Scot
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760631468
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Girl Running, Boy Falling
Gordon, Kate
Rhiza Press
ISBN: 9781925563528
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Amelia Westlake
Gough, Erin
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760127152
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The Finder
Hendrick, Kate
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603811
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P is for Pearl
Henry-Jones, Eliza
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460754931
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The Bogan Mondrian
Herrick, Steven
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702259982
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A Song Only I Can Hear
Jonsberg, Barry
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630836
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The Art of Taxidermy
Kernot, Sharon
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603743
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Catching Teller Crow
Kwaymullina, Ambelin & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760631628
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Inside the Tiger
Lawrence, Hayley
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143788959
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White Night
Marney, Ellie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293550
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Liberty
McWatters, Nikki
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260292
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Tales From the Inner City
Tan, Shaun
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760523534
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After the Lights Go Out
Wilkinson, Lili
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297299
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The Happiness Quest
Yaxley, Richard
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742991993
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The Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Fearless Frederic
Arena, Felice
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143786757
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The Tales of Mr Walker
Black, Jess
Illust. Acton, Sara
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143793076
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Brindabella
Dubosarsky, Ursula
Illust. Joyner, Andrew
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760112042
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Help Around the House
Gleitzman, Morris
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143793236
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Sweet Adversity
Gwyther, Sheryl
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460755105
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Shine Mountain
Hunt, Julie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760291501
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Leave Taking
Marwood, Lorraine
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260117
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Fairytales for Feisty Girls
McFarlane, Susannah
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760523541
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Black Cockatoo
Merrison, Carl & Hustler, Hakea
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360707
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The Young Vikings
Moloney, James
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743811191
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The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars
Moriarty, Jaclyn
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297183
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The Girl, the Dog and the Writer in Provence
Nannestad, Katrina
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733338182
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The Peacock Detectives
Nugent, Carly
Text Publishing
ISBN: 9781925603705
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Swallow's Dance
Orr, Wendy
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760297879
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The Adventures of Catvinkle
Perlman, Elliot
Illust. Stitzel, Laura
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143786368
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His Name Was Walter
Rowe, Jennifer
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781460756188
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Everything I've Never Said
Wheeler, Samantha
University of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702260278
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Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt
Williams, Rhiannon
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760500849
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In the Lamplight
Simmonds, Brian
text. Wolfer, Dianne
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925591224
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The Dog with Seven Names
Wolfer, Dianne
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143787457
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The Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Dinosaur Day Out
Acton, Sara
Walker Books Australia
9781760650049
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All the Ways to be Smart
Bell, Davina
Illust. Colpoys, Allison
Scribble Kids' Books
9781925713435
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Pig the Grub
Blabey, Aaron
Scholastic Australia
9781742769691
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Heads and Tails: Insects
Canty, John
Berbay Publishing
9780994384164
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A Boat of Stars
Connolly, Margaret
Prior, Natalie Jane
HarperCollins Publishers
9780733337932
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Collecting Sunshine
Flynn, Rachel
Illust. Ainslie, Tamsin
Penguin Random House Australia
9780143785187
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Dogasaurus
Gifford, Lucinda
Scholastic Australia
9781743810712
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Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House!
Godwin, Jane
Illust. Reiseger, Jane
Affirm Press
9781925584691
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Rabby the Brave
Guest, Patrick
Illust. Jellett, Tom
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760127534
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The Dress-Up Box
Guest, Patrick
Illust. Eckstrom, Nathaniel
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760124922
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Chip the Lifeguard
Howarth, Kylie
Hardie Grant Egmont
9781760682316
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Rainbow Bear
King, Stephen Michael
Scholastic Australia
9781742997698
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Noni the Pony Rescues a Joey
Lester, Alison
Allen & Unwin
9781760293123
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Tricky's Bad Day
Lester, Alison
Affirm Press
9781925712513
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Duck!
McKinlay, Meg
Illust. Eckstrom, Nathaniel
Walker Books Australia
9781925381535
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It's a Long Way to the Shop
McKinnon, Heidi
Scholastic Australia
9781742998855
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Rhyme Cordial
Pesenti, Antonia
Scribble Kids' Books
9781925322149
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Here Comes Stinkbug!
Tohby Riddle
Allen & Unwin
9781760523527
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It's Not Scribble to Me
Ritchie, Kate
Illust. Robaard, Jedda
Penguin Random House Australia
9780143790136
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Beware the Deep Dark Forest
Whiting, Sue
Illust. White, Annie
Walker Books Australia
9781742032344
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The Picture Book of the Year

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

Room on Our Rock
Bayton, Terri Rose
text. Temple, Kate & Temple, Jol
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742764108
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The Feather
Blackwood, Freya
text. Wild, Margaret
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760124212
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Midnight at the Library
Brooks, Ron
text. Dubosarsky, Ursula
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279316
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How Did I Get Here?
Bunting, Philip
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742769684
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The Hole Story
Canby, Kelly
Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925591125
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The Last Peach
Gordon, Gus
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780670078912
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The Mediterranean
Greder, Armin
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630959
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Girl on Wire
Hurst, Elise
text. Estela, Lucy
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143787167
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Why I Love Summer
Jellett, Tom
text. Wagner, Michael
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143783749
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Waiting for Chicken Smith
Mackintosh, David
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760501761
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Maya & Cat
Magerl, Caroline
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781921977282
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Chalk Boy
Ord, Mandy
text. Wild, Margaret
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760630683
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The Incredible Freedom Machines
Ottley, Matt
text. Saunders, Kirli
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781760275228
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My Sunbeam Baby
Quay, Emma
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780733333552
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The All New Must Have Orange 430
Speechley, Michael
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143788973
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Sonam and the Silence
Taher, Ronak
text. Ayres, Eddie
Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293666
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Cicada
Tan, Shaun
Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780734418630
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When You're Going to the Moon
To, Vivienne
text. Beekman, Sasha
Affirm Press
ISBN: 9781925584936
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Go Go and the Silver Shoes
Walker, Anna
text. Godwin, Jane
Penguin Random House Australia
ISBN: 9780143785521
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Drought
Whatley, Bruce
text. French, Jackie
Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781743817599
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The Eve Pownall Award
Digby & Claude
Allen, Emma
Illust. Sommerville, Hannah
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279279
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The Flying Optometrist
Anderton, Joanne
Illust. Erasmus, Karen
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279132
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The Great Lizard Trek
Bradshaw, Felicity
Illust. MacDonald, Norma
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486308828
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Zeroes & Ones
Burne, Cristy
Brio
ISBN: 9781925589399
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Australian Birds
Chun, Matt
Hardie Grant Egmont
ISBN: 9781760502003
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Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story
Cleave, Rohan
Illust. Tulloch, Coral
CSIRO Publishing
ISBN: 9781486308279
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Watch This!
Godwin, Jane
Orpin, Beci
Scribble Kids' Books
ISBN: 9781925322774
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The Happiness Box
Greenwood, Mark
Illust. McLean, Andrew
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925081381
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The Giant Book of Germs
Hendry, Lorna
Wild Dog Books
ISBN: 9781742034850
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When Water Lost Her Way
Humphrys, Margaret
Illust. Humphrys, Margaret
Circles Publishing
ISBN: 9780648228707
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Linda Jackson's Rainbow Menagerie
Jackson, Linda
Scribble Kids' Books
ISBN: 9781925322132
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Under the Southern Cross
Lessac, Frané
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381016
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Marvellous Miss May: Queen of the Circus
Owen Reeder, Stephanie
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279156
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Waves
Rawlins, Donna
Illust. Jackson, Mark
Potter, Heather
Walker Books Australia
ISBN: 9781925381641
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Make Believe: M. C. Escher for Kids
Ryan, Kate
Illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432558
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My Modern Art Book
Ryan, Kate
Illust. Bennett, Cally
National Gallery of Victoria
ISBN: 9781925432510
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Armistice
Starke, Ruth
Illust. Kennett, David
HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781921504914
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Our Birds: Njilimurrungu Wäyin Malanynha
Stubbs, Siena
Magabala Books
ISBN: 9781925360981
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Sorry Day
Vass, Coral
Illust. Leffler, Dub
National Library of Australia
ISBN: 9780642279033
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