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Winners

2019 winner y separately published work icon Dreaming Soldiers Catherine Bauer , Shane McGrath (illustrator), Warriewood : Big Sky Publishing Big Sky Publishing , 2018 14503338 2018 single work picture book children's

'A powerful and moving story about true mateship.

'"The simple story-telling combines with stunning images to honour the service and contribution of Australian veterans, and Aboriginal soldiers."

'"Dreaming Soldiers" weaves tales of childhood adventures and battlefield challenges with gentle Dreaming themes.

'This is a touching friendship story about Jimmy and Johnno, two young Australian boys in the 1900s; mates who do everything together, sharing adventures and growing up side by side in the dusty cattle yards of an Outback South Australian station and later on the muddy WWI battlefields of the Western Front.' (Publication summary)

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