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Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2012

winner y separately published work icon The Terrible Plop Ursula Dubosarsky , Andrew Joyner (illustrator), Melbourne : Penguin , 2009 Z1563323 2009 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

'A picture book about a little rabbit who learns that some things in life aren't as scary as they seem. Based on a Tibetan myth, a sound in the forest sets all the animals running for their lives from the Terrible Plop.'

(Source: Publisher's website)

Year: 2011

winner y separately published work icon Mr Chicken Goes to Paris Leigh Hobbs , Leigh Hobbs (illustrator), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009 Z1610674 2009 single work picture book children's 'Mr Chicken has taken up his friend Yvette's invitation to visit Paris. As they journey together through the City of Love, Mr Chicken is overcome by the magic of all the city has to offer - and the inhabitants of this most stylish city don't quite know what to make of him. Mr Chicken will delight children of all ages.' (From the publisher's website.)

Year: 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)

Year: 2008

winner y separately published work icon Where Is the Green Sheep? Mem Fox , Judy Horacek (illustrator), Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1108959 2004 single work picture book children's A story about many different sheep, and one that seems to be missing. (Source: Trove)

Year: 2007

winner Picture Story Books y separately published work icon Annie's Chair Deborah Niland , Deborah Niland (illustrator), Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1229984 2005 single work picture book children's

"Today, Annie was boiling mad. Someone was sleeping in her chair! 'No one is allowed on my chair!' Annie tells everyone. But who has broken the rule? And what will Annie do to get her favourite chair back?" (Publisher's blurb)

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