Speech Pathology Book of the Year 2020 winners announced
The winners of the 2020 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year awards have been announced.
Chosen from shortlists announced in July, the winning titles are:
Birth to three years
- Meerkat Splash (Aura Parker, Puffin)
Three to five years
- Charlie’s Shell (Marina Zlatanova, New Holland)
Five to eight years
- Goat on a Boat (Nick Dent, illus by Suzanne Houghton, Omnibus)
Eight to 10 years
- The Little Wave (Pip Harry, UQP)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Authored Children’s Book Award
- My Culture and Me (Gregg Dreise, Puffin).
The awards were announced on 6 November.
The ‘Indigenous children’ category was renamed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Authored Children’s Book Award.
The Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards aim to ‘promote quality Australian books that help children get the best, most literate start in life’ and are judged on their ‘appeal to children, interactive quality and ability to assist speech pathologists and parents in communication and literacy development’.
Read more about the awards here.