ABIA 2019 Winners Announced!

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Book of the Year

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Biography Book of the Year   Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Biography Book of the Year

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Book of the Year for Older Children (13+)   Jane Doe and the Cradle of all Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan  ( He also happens to be a very loved ex-employee of Oscar and Friends!! )

Book of the Year for Older Children (13+)

Jane Doe and the Cradle of all Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan
(He also happens to be a very loved ex-employee of Oscar and Friends!!)

Book of the Year for Younger Children (age 7-12)   The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Book of the Year for Younger Children (age 7-12)

The 104-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Picture Book of the Year (ages 0 -6)   All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys and Davina Bell

Picture Book of the Year (ages 0 -6)

All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys and Davina Bell

General Fiction Book of the Year   The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

General Fiction Book of the Year

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year   No Friend But the Mountain by Behrouz Boochani

General Non-Fiction Book of the Year

No Friend But the Mountain by Behrouz Boochani

International Book of the Year   Less by Andrew Sean Greer

International Book of the Year

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

Literary Fiction Book of the Year   Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Literary Fiction Book of the Year

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Illustrated Book of the Year   Family by Hetty McKinnon

Illustrated Book of the Year

Family by Hetty McKinnon

Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year   Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia edited by Anita Heiss

Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Year

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia edited by Anita Heiss

Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year   Whisper by Lynette Noni

Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year

Whisper by Lynette Noni

The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year   Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Audio Book of the Year   Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Audio Book of the Year

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton