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- author Jackie French

Tuesday 25 January 2011

KBR Favourite Book of the Year Winners!

In November 2011, we will announce our KBR Favourite Books for 2011... but in the meantime you can check out last year's winners!

KBR Favourite Books for 2010!

Want to recap the full shortlist? Just click here!

It is with much pleasure, and great excitement, that we give you the WINNERS in each category for the KBR Favourite Books for 2010

Book for Littlies

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg (Workman Press)

Eye-Popping Picture Book

The Wrong Book by Nick Bland (Scholastic)

Mesmerising Early Reader

Pen Pals Forever: Summer Days by Lenny Pelling
(Random House)
Enthralling Junior Fiction Book

Grimsdon by Debora Abela (Random House)

Cool Fact Book 

Wicked Warriors and Evil Emperors by Alison Lloyd (Puffin)

Intriguing Young Adult Read

Spinner by Ron Elliott (Fremantle Press)

That 'Something Extra Special' Book

Farther by Grahame Baker Smith (Templar)

Favourite Author of the Year

Jacqueline Harvey - author of Alice-Miranda at School and Alice-Miranda on Holiday

Favourite Illustrator of the Year

Anna Walker - illustrator of I Don't Believe In Dragons and All Through the Year

and... drumroll please...

Favourite Book of the Year...

Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement
(Angus and Robertson)

We can't wait to see all the amazing books to come in 2011!

Let us know what you think of our choices; we’d love to hear your feedback! Leave a comment below. What were your favourite books and who were your favourite authors and illustrators of 2010?