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Winners

2018 winner y separately published work icon Do Not Open This Book Again Andy Lee , Heath McKenzie (illustrator), Hawthorn : Lake Press , 2017 12990104 2017 single work picture book children's

'He’s back! And, once again, this cheeky blue character does not want you to open this book or turn its pages. What reason does he have this time?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 winner y separately published work icon Do Not Open This Book Andy Lee , Heath McKenzie (illustrator), South Melbourne : Lake Press , 2016 10038578 2016 single work picture book children's

'This guy will do anything for you not to open this book!

'Threats, bribes, reverse psychology - you name it!

'A hilarious new book from radio extraordinaire and all-round funny guy, Andy Lee.

'Young readers will love doing everything they're asked not to! ' (Publication summary)

2016 winner y separately published work icon Pig the Fibber Aaron Blabey , Aaron Blabey (illustrator), Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2015 8757658 2015 single work picture book children's

'He's back! But this time Pig, the world's greediest Pug, is telling great big lies. Won't he ever learn? ' (Publication summary)

2015 winner y separately published work icon Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey , Aaron Blabey (illustrator), Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2014 6980675 2014 single work picture book children's

'Pig was a Pug and I'm sorry to say, he was greedy and selfish in most every way. Pig is the greediest Pug in the world. He is ill-tempered, rude and unreasonable. When Pig the Pug is asked to share his toys, something unexpected happens ... Hopefully Pig has learned a lesson!' (Publication summary)

2014 winner y separately published work icon The Dreadful Fluff Aaron Blabey , Aaron Blabey (illustrator), Camberwell : Penguin , 2012 Z1901353 2012 single work picture book children's

Serenity's life was perfect. But then she discovered something perfectly awful. The Dreadful Fluff!

2013 winner y separately published work icon Pooka Carol Chataway , Nina Rycroft (illustrator), Adelaide : Working Title Press , 2012 Z1868326 2012 single work picture book children's 'From the moment she is discovered on the doorstep, everyone loves Pooka. She's the best dog ever! 'Don't go getting attached,' Grandad warns. But it's too late for that! A heart-warming story of a lost dog and the impact she has on a small boy' (libraries Australia).
2010 winner y separately published work icon Fearless Colin Thompson , Sarah Davis (illustrator), Sydney : ABC Books , 2009 Z1645727 2009 single work picture book children's

'When a new baby is born it's difficult to tell if it will grow up to be big or small or brave or scared of the dark and spiders. So sometimes babies get the wrong name.

'It's the same with dogs.

'So when the Claybourne-Willments, who should have been called the Smiths, got Fearless as a little puppy, it seemed a good name for him.

'Except Fearless wasn't.

'How does Fearless finally live up to his name? By accident, of course!' (Publication summary)

2009 winner y separately published work icon Are We There Yet? : A Journey Around Australia Alison Lester , Alison Lester (illustrator), Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1151755 2004 single work picture book children's

'Join Grace and her family on their adventurous and sometimes funny expedition. A warm, heartfelt story based on an actual journey undertaken by the much-loved, award-winning author and illustrator, Alison Lester.' (Publication summary)

2008 winner y separately published work icon Uno's Garden Graeme Base , Graeme Base (illustrator), Camberwell : Viking , 2006 Z1315163 2006 single work picture book children's 'Uno builds a home and garden in the magnificent forest among the playful puddlebuts and feathered frinklepods, but as the place becomes more and more popular, it is overtaken by tourists and buildings until the forest and animals seem to disappear altogether.' (Libraries Australia)
2006 winner y separately published work icon Are We There Yet? : A Journey Around Australia Alison Lester , Alison Lester (illustrator), Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1151755 2004 single work picture book children's

'Join Grace and her family on their adventurous and sometimes funny expedition. A warm, heartfelt story based on an actual journey undertaken by the much-loved, award-winning author and illustrator, Alison Lester.' (Publication summary)

2006 winner y separately published work icon Dougal, the Garbage Dump Bear Matt Dray , Matt Dray (illustrator), Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1151768 2004 single work picture book children's 'Dougal was a shy little bear with a heart of gold. He never got to play with the other toys in the house because they were all new and clean and perfect and he was not. He often wished he could be new like them . . .

Then, one rainy afternoon, Dougal is left outside and ends up in the garbage bin. How much can a teddy bear? But even though he's down, Dougal is not out. He finds a new life and learns that sometimes bad luck can be your best friend.

Based on a true story, with photos taken by someone who was there, Dougal the Garbage Dump Bear is a heart-warming and hilarious picture book for all the family - an absolute gem of a picture book.' (Publisher's blurb)
2005 winner y separately published work icon Mutt Dog! Stephen Michael King , Stephen Michael King (illustrator), Sydney : Scholastic Press Scholastic Press , 2004 Z1158049 2004 single work picture book children's

'Mutt dog! The scruffy dog is brave and fast and smart... but he's all alone. No-one feeds him. No-one wants him. No-one loves him. Until one day...'

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)

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