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2011 CBCA BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTS
Congratulations to all the shortlisted authors and illustrators, including the following Lateral Learning speakers:
Melina Marchetta – The Piper’s Son – Older Readers
Sarah Davis (with Anna Branford) – Violet Mackerel’s Brilliant Plot – Younger Readers
Ursula Dubosarsky (with Mitch Vane) – The Deep End – Early Childhood
Alison Lester – Noni the Pony – Early Childhood
Freya Blackwood (with Jan Ormerod) – Maudie and Bear – Early Childhood
Tohby Riddle – My Uncle’s Donkey – Picture Book
Ron Brooks – Drawn from the Heart: a Memoir – Eve Pownall Award
Ursula Dubosarsky & Tohby Riddle – The Return of the Word Spy – Eve Pownall Award
The complete shortlist can be viewed here: http://cbca.org.au/Shortlist_2011.htm
while the 2001 Notables can be accessed here: http://cbca.org.au/Notables11.htm
The winners will be announced on Friday 19 August 2011.
2011 NSW PREMIER'S LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLIST
Congratulations to the following Lateral Learning speakers shortlisted for the 2011 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards:
Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
Kirsty Eagar – Satlwater Vampires
Melina Marchetta – The Piper’s Son
Jaclyn Moriarty – Dreaming of Amelia
Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature
Libby Gleeson & Freya Blackwood – Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House
John Heffernan – Where There’s Smoke
Sophie Masson – My Australian Story: The Hunt for Ned Kelly
Emma Quay – Shrieking Violet
Script Writing Award
John Misto – Sisters of War
Debra Oswald – Offspring
The complete list can be viewed here: www.pla.nsw.gov.au
The winners will be announced on Monday 16 May 2011.
NEW AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS
Lateral Learning welcomes the following authors and illustrators to our stable of speakers:
Our 2011 flyer was posted out to all schools in NSW and ACT during Term 1. You can download a copy here.