nomination information

NOMINATING for the Bilby Award

Children nominate their favourite book in TERM ONE – January 23rd to 31st March

Children can nominate more than one book but no more than 3.

Please note:

The new rendition of our BILBY mascot was created by Caroline Magerl.

We appreciate her efforts, and thank her and the organisation by Tiny Owl Workshop for this wonderful creation.

Selection Criteria

  1. The book can be from anywhere in the world but must be in English
  2. It cannot be a previous winner – see list of previous winners
  3. The book must be a specific title not a series

Bilby Readership Categories

  • Early Readers - Picture Books and story books for readers under 8 years old
  • Younger Readers – for books for readers between 8 and 12 years old
  • Older Readers – for books for readers 12 to 18

The 2017 Nomination process is over for the year. The Short Lists have been announced and voting for winners has now commenced. Go the VOTING PAGE to find all the details.