CBCA winners, the Inkys and Shaun Tan’s genius

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CBCA Winners for 2009 and the Inkys longlist has been announced!

qLink_BookYearShaun Tan was the 2009 winner of the Older Readers Book of the Year in the Children’s Book Council competition.

His Tales from outer suburbia demonstrated brilliantly his dual talents in writing and illustration.

Some people have a talent, but few are as multi-talented and original as Shaun Tan.

Talesfromoutersuburbia

And The Inkys longlist has also been announced. Read it here on insideadog.

Here are the Australian titles for the Golden Inky:inkys_for_web

Broken Glass (Adrian Stirling)

Everything Beautiful (Simmone Howell)

Into White Silence (Anthony Eaton)

Jarvis 24 (David Metzenthen)

My Candlelight Novel (Joanne Horniman)

Screw Loose (Chris Wheat)

The Beginner’s Guide to Living (Lia Hills)

The Two Pearls of Wisdom (Alison Goodman)

Where the Streets had a Name (Randa Abdel-Fattah)

Worldshaker (Richard Harland)

Papertigers explains the Inkys and all the different prizes

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