2018 Environment Award for Children’s Literature Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that Ella Diaries #11: Going Green by Meredith Costain and illustrated by Danielle McDonald has been shortlisted for the 2018 Environment Award for Children’s Literature for the Fiction category.

2018 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that we have two books that have been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for 2018.

Blossom by Tamsin Janu
Figgy Takes the City by Tamsin Janu

2018 Indie Book Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is pleased to announce that we have two titles in the children’s category of the 2018 Indie Book Awards shortlist.

Pig the Star by Aaron Blabey
I’m Australian Too by Mem Fox and illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh

2018 Adelaide Festival Awards

Scholastic Australia is delighted to announce that One Thousand Hills by James Roy and Noel Zihabamwe has been shortlisted for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature for the Young Adult Literature Award. Winners will be announced on Saturday 3 March 2018 at Adelaide Writers’ Week.

One Thousand Hills has previously won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award 2017 and the NSW Premier’s History Prize.

2017 Prime Minister's Literary Awards

Scholastic Australia is delighted to announce that Figgy and the President by Tamsin Janu has been shortlisted for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Award in the children’s category.

2017 Children's Peace Literature Award

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that Boy by Phil Cummings and illustrated by Shane Devries is the winner of the 2017 Children’s Peace Literature Award in the junior reader category.

2017 Australian Family Therapists’ Awards for Children’s Literature

Scholastic Australia is delighted to announce that Out by Angela May George and illustrated by Owen Swan has won the Young Readers/Picture Book Award for the Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature for 2017.

The judges also made several recommendations, including The Pain, My Mother, Sir Tiffy, Cyber Boy & Me by Michael Gerard Bauer and Space Alien at Planet Dad by Lucinda Gifford.

The Australian Family Therapists’ Awards for Children’s Literature are presented by the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy (ANZJFT).

2017 YABBA Awards

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that WeirDo: Mega Weird! by Anh Do and illustrated by Jules Faber has won the 2017 YABBA Award for the Fiction for Younger Readers category. The YABBA is Victoria’s children’s choice award.

2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that Australia’s Great War: 1917 by Kelly Gardiner has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Young People’s History Prize for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2017.

The winners will be announced on 1 September 2017.

2017 Queensland Literary Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is delighted to announce that This Is My Song by Richard Yaxley has been shortlisted for the Young Adult Book Award for the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards.

2017 NSW Premier’s History Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is proud to announce that Australia’s Great War: 1917 by Kelly Gardiner has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Young People’s History Prize for the NSW Premier’s History Awards 2017.

The winners will be announced on 1 September 2017.

2017 Children’s Choice Book Awards shortlist

Scholastic Australia is delighted to announce that we have a number of titles on the shortlist for the 2017 Children’s Choice Book Awards.

Picture Story Books
The Fabulous Friend Machine by Nick Bland
Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas by Aaron Blabey
Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey
Fire by Jackie French, illustrated by Bruce Whatley
What Do They Do With All The Poo From All the Animals At the Zoo by Anh Do, illustrated by Laura Wood

Fiction for Younger Readers
Weirdo #7: Mega Weird by Anh Do, illustrated by Jules Faber
Hot Dog #1 by Anh Do, illustrated by Dan McGuiness
The Bad Guys Episode 2: Mission Unpluckable by Aaron Blabey
EJ Spy School #4: Puppy Alert by Susannah McFarlane, illustrated by Dyani Stagg
Ella & Olivia #9: Christmas Surprise by Yvette Poshoglian, illustrated by Danielle McDonald
Ella Diaries #10: Friendship S.O.S. by Meredith Costain, illustrated by Danielle McDonald

Fiction Year 7 – 9
The Seven Signs: Carnage by Michael Adams

Fiction for Older Readers
The Impossible Quest #1: Escape from Wolfhaven Castle by Kate Forsyth

2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Scholastic Australia is pleased to announce that One Thousand Hills by James Roy and Noel Zihabamwe has won the Ethel Turner Prize at the 2017 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

One Thousand Hills is now the recipient of two NSW Premiers Awards, having won the NSW Premier's Young People's History Prize in 2016. It was a finalist in the 2016 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards.

2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is pleased to announce that we have two titles on the shortlist for the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards.

Book of the Year for Younger Children (0 – 8 years)
What Do They Do With All the Poo from All the Animals at the Zoo? by Anh Do and Simon Mellor, illustrated by Laura Wood

Book of the Year for Older Children (8 – 14 years)
Weirdo #7: Mega Weird by Anh Do, illustrated by Jules Faber

The winners will be announced on 25 May 2017.

2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is pleased to announce that we have two titles on the shortlist for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature
Figgy and the President by Tamsin Janu

Ethel Turner Prize for Young Adult’s Literature
One Thousand Hills by James Roy and Noel Zihabamwe

The winners will be announced on 22 May 2017.

2017 CBCA Shortlist

Scholastic Australia is very happy to announce that we have two titles on the shortlist for the 2017 CBCA Awards!

THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: YOUNGER READERS
Within These Walls by Robyn Bavati

THE PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR
Out by Owen Swan and Angela May George

The winners will be announced on 18 August 2017.