The best children's books from abroad

Award News
CBCA Book of the Year Awards has announced its shortlists this week.
The annual CBCA Book of the Year Awards affirm the quality of some of Australia’s most creative people and provides a boost to their capacity to devote time to their craft. Established with the first awards in 1946, the annual CBCA Book of the Year Awards aim to 1) promote quality literature for young Australians 2) support and encourage a wide range of Australian writers and illustrators of children’s books 3) celebrate contributions to Australian children’s literature.
Early Readers | Winner
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Rodney Loses It!
by Michael Gerard Bauer
Picture Book Sep. 1, 2017
Original Edition English Scholastic Australia
Early Readers | Honor
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The Very Noisy Baby
by Alison Lester
Picture Book Oct. 31, 2017
Original Edition English Affirm Press
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Hark, It's Me, Ruby Lee!
by Lisa Shanahan
Picture Book Dec. 27, 2017
Original Edition English Lothian Children's Books
Picture Book | Winner
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A Walk in the Bush
by Gwyn Perkins
Picture Book Jul. 3, 2017
Original Edition English Affirm Press
Picture Book | Honor
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The Great Rabbit Chase
by Freya Blackwood
Picture Book Sep. 1, 2017
Original Edition English Scholastic Australia
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Mopoke.
by Philip Bunting
Picture Book Oct. 1, 2017
Original Edition English Scholastic Australia
Translated to 2 languages
Younger Readers | Winner
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How to Bee
by Bren MacDibble
Chapter Books and Middle Grade Apr. 26, 2017
Original Edition English Allen & Unwin
Translated to 1 language
Younger Readers | Honor
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Henrietta and the Perfect Night
by Martine Murray
Chapter Books and Middle Grade Oct. 1, 2017
Original Edition English Allen & Unwin
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Marsh and Me
by Martine Murray
Chapter Books and Middle Grade Jul. 3, 2017
Original Edition English Text Publishing Company
Older Readers | Winner
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Take Three Girls
by Simmone Howell, Fiona Wood, Cath Crowley
Young Adult Aug. 29, 2017
Original Edition English Pan Macmillan Australia
Older Readers | Honor
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Mallee Boys
by Charlie Archbold
Young Adult Sep. 30, 2017
Original Edition English Wakefield Press
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In The Dark Spaces
by Cally Black
Young Adult Aug. 1, 2017
Original Edition English Hardie Grant Egmont
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