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CILIP Carnegie Medal 2010:
Killing God by Kevin Brooks
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant
Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
The Midnight Charter by David Whitley
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2010:
What does Daddy do? By Rachel Bright
The Boat by Nam Le
2009 Prime Minister's Literary Award acceptance speech
If you're listening to this, then right now I'm cruising at 10,000 metres above the Indian Ocean, two-thirds of the way through my 34 hour trip, and completely oblivious to the fact that I'm actually completely gobsmacked. Come to think of it, that's probably not the worst way to be gobsmacked . . . read more
The Terrible Plop (Ursula Dubosarsky, illustrator Andrew Joyner) has won the 2009 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Book for Language Development - Young Children category (approx 2-5 years). This book was selected from an initial field of eighty-four nominations! Congratulations to both Ursula and Andrew. The winners are officially announced on 20 October in Canberra.