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For the last week schools all around Australia have been celebrating Book Week with their annual Book Parade. Social media feeds have been filled with wonderful shots of kids dressed up as their favourite book characters. Did your kidlet dress up?

Coinciding with this celebration is the announcement of The Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards 2014. We covered the shortlist selection back in April and were super excited to spot some of our favourites on the Winners List. We have sourced a great price on each book for you so adding it to your book shelf will be no problem at all.

Want more great kids books ideas? Visit the KidStyleFile Loves Kids Books archive and check out the KidStyleFile Reader’s Choice Top 20 Children’s Books of All Time.

KidStyleFile Loves Kids Books: Book of the Year Awards 2014

Picture Book of the Year 2014 : Rules of Summer By Shaun Tan $18.68 Book Depository
Picture Book Honour Books : King Pig by Nick Bland $19.95 Booktopia  Silver Buttons by Bob Graham $18.52 Book Depository

Early Childhood Book of the Year 2014 : The Swap by Jan Ormerod $11.75 Book Depository
Early Childhood Honour Books : I’m a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian $16.95 Booktopia Banjo and Ruby Red by Libby Gleeson $16.23 Book Depository

Younger Readers Book of the Year 2014 : City of Orphans: A Very Unusual Pursuit by Catherine Jinks $12.50 Booktopia
Younger Readers Honour Books : My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonberg $12.50 Booktopia Light Horse Boy by Dianne Wolfer $21.50 Booktopia

Older Readers Book of the Year 2014 : Wildlife by Fiona Wood $14.40 Booktopia
Older Readers Honour Books : Fairytales for Wilde Girls by Allyse Near $16.95 Booktopia The Sky so Heavy by Claire Zorn $15.50 Booktopia

Eve Pownall Award for Information Books Winner : Jeremy by Christopher Faille & Danny Snell $11.95 Booktopia
Eve Pownall Award for Information Honour Books : Welcome To My Country by Burarrwanga, Laklak and Family $15.95 Booktopia Ice, Wind, Rock by Peter Gouldthorpe $22.95


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