Voting for the 2017 BILBY Awards

Congratulations on the following books for their inclusion in the shortlists chosen by Queensland school children. These are the books they voted as the ones they loved best!

Voting is now open. There are three options.

The 2017 Early Childhood Short List

Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle     

Lucy’s Book by Natalie Jane Prior                  

Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas by Aaron Blabey

Rock Pool Secrets by Narelle Oliver

Do Not Open This Book by Andy Lee


The 2017 Younger Reader Short List

The 78-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Old School by Jeff Kinney

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling

Wonder by R J Palacio

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

The Bad Book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

Alice Miranda at School by Jacqueline Harvey


The 2017 Older Reader Short List

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

Miss Peregrine’s Home for  Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

The Fault in our Stars by John Green

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

The Ratcatcher’s Daughter by Pamela Rushby