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Kanga Awards
Subcategory of CROW Award
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History

'Kanga (previously CROW Awards) — The CROW Award (Children Reading Outstanding Writers) was a South Australian popular choice award. After 1998 it went into recess, in 2003 it was briefly resurrected as the Kanga Awards by a consortium of bookshops, government and enthusiast bodies.' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_CBCA_Awards)

Winners

2004 winner y separately published work icon Selby Sorcerer Duncan Ball , Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 2003 Z1054656 2003 single work children's fiction children's

'A change is as good as a holiday but for Selby, the two go hand in hand. To coincide with the summer school holidays, HarperCollins will re-release four Selby favourites with a fresh new look. Selby Sorcerer Willia and Billia, the Trifle's terrible nephews, are again up to no good. Selby can end their havoc with magic, but for how long? Ages 7-12' (Publisher's blurb)

2004 winner y separately published work icon Old Tom Leigh Hobbs , Ringwood : Puffin , 1994 Z833917 1994 single work children's fiction children's
2004 winner y separately published work icon Old Tom : Man of Mystery Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), Sydney : ABC Books , 2003 Z1063696 2003 single work picture book children's humour

'Angela Throgmorton decides it is high time that Old Tom helped around the house. But Old Tom has other ideas...Who is that mysterious figure disappearing into the night? Join Angela and Old Tom on a wild chase through the dark streets, with Angela determined to unmask the Man of Mystery! '  (Publication summary)

2003 winner y separately published work icon Deltora Quest 2 Emily Rodda , Lindfield : Scholastic Press Scholastic Press , 2007 Z1448257 2007 selected work children's fiction children's fantasy
2003 winner y separately published work icon Tashi and the Dancing Shoes Anna Fienberg , Barbara Fienberg , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2001 Z893598 2001 selected work children's fiction children's adventure fantasy Jack's Uncle Joe loves to tell stories, and so does Tashi - like the one about the magic shoes and Uncle Tiki Pu's sneaky plan...and what Tashi did when the fortune teller, Luk Ahed, said that his tenth birthday would be his last. (back cover)
1999 winner (Focus Awards section) y separately published work icon Angel Phil Cummings , New South Wales : Random House Australia , 1997 Z847725 1997 single work children's fiction children's

'Shane isn't dreaming and, whatever the doctor and his parents think, he's not going crazy. His brother David is back - and, like any older brother, he's a bit of a pain. But Shane can't wait to talk to him and to have the family together for what almost turns out to be one last time! If you've got a member of the family who's certainly no angel, Phil Cumming's funny and engaging first novel is for you.' (Publication summary)

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