Nomination Information

NOMINATING for the 2018 Bilby Award

Children nominate their favourite book in TERM ONE – February 26th to 29th March

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

Please note:

The 2017 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 2018 Nomination process is now open. 

Click here to nominate your best book of the year