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Lessac, Carnavas win SCBWI Crystal Kite Award

Frané Lessac’s A is for Australia (Walker Books) and Peter Carnavas’ Blue Whale Blues (New Frontier) have jointly-won the Australian and New Zealand division of this year’s Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards, presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).

The Crystal Kite Awards are presented annually by SCBWI in five continental divisions as well as 10 divisions in the US. The winners are selected by SCBWI members who vote for their favourite book, published in the previous calendar year, from a nominated author in their region. A complete list of the winning titles can be found here.

For more information about the Crystal Kite Awards, click here.


Category: Junior Local news