Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. See more kids literary prize winners.
The Children’s Book Council of Australia presents annual awards for books of literary merit which have made an outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature. The Early Childhood Award was established in 2001 and recognises books for children who are at the pre-reading or early stages of reading.
Find winners in the other categories of the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards.
My Friend Fred Frances Watts, illustrated by A. Yi
Tricky's bad day Alison Lester
Rodney loses it! Michael Gerard Bauer
Go Home, Cheeky Animals! Johanna Bell
Mr Huff Anna Walker
Go to sleep, Jessie! Libby Gleeson
The swap Jan Ormerod; illustrated by Andrew Joyner
The terrible suitcase Emma Allen; illustrated by Freya Blackwood
The runaway hug Nick Bland; illustrated by Freya Blackwood
Maudie and Bear Jan Ormerod; illustrated by Freya Blackwood
Bear & chook by the sea Lisa Shanahan; illustrated by Emma Quay
How to heal a broken wing Bob Graham
Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley Aaron Blabey
Amy & Louis Libby Gleeson; illustrated by Freya Blackwoood
Annie’s chair Deborah Niland
Where is the green sheep? Mem Fox; illustrated by Judy Horacek
Grandpa and Thomas Pamela Allen
A year on our farm Penny Matthews; illustrated by Andrew McLean
Let’s get a pup! Bob Graham
You’ll wake the baby! Catherine Jinks; illustrated by Andrew McLean