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Queensland Literary Awards 2012 Winners08-Sep-2012
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Children's Book Council of Australia WINNERS
Older Readers The Dead I Know Scot Gardner
Younger Readers Crow Country Kate Constable
Early Childhood The Runaway Hug Nick Bland and Freya Blackwood
Picture Book of the Year A Bus Called Heaven Bob Graham
Eve Pownall Award for Information Books One Small Island: The Story of Macquarie Island Alison Lester & Coral Tulloch
Australian Book Industry Award
The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is the peak industry body for Australian book, journal and electronic publishers. The 2012 winners have been announced. Anna Funder was the big winner taking out both the Literary Fiction Book of the Year and the overall Book of the Year award with All That I Am. Full winners and shortlists
2012 Age Book of the Year1835: The Founding of Melbourne
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Fiction: Foal’s Bread by Gillian Mears -Gillian Mears
Kathleen Mitchell Award
The Kathleen Mitchell Award for Young Writers is a biennial Award dedicated to encouraging young Australian authors to achieve their dreams.