2021 BILBY Winners

A huge thank you to everyone who voted for the BILBY awards this year. This is such a special award as it is voted for exclusively by children and young adults for the books they love.

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 BILBY winners below.

Eve Pownall Winner:

  The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dangerous Animals by Sami Bayly Hachette Australia

Picture Book Winner:

   Your Birthday was the Best! by Felicita Sala (Text by Maggie Hutchings) Affirm Press

Early Childhood Winner:

  Anemone is not the Enemy by Anna McGregor Scribbe Kids' Books

Younger Readers Winner:

  Worse Things by Sally Murphy (illustrated by Sarah Davis) Walker Books Australia

Older Readers Winner:

  Catch Me if I Fall by Barry Jonsberg published by Allen & Unwin