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Monday 27 May 2013

The Wilderness Society's Environment Award - Shortlist Announced

The finalists of the Wilderness Society’s 20th Environment Award for Children’s Literature brings together a CSIRO ornithologist, a primary school teacher, the National Library of Australia’s art collection, Qantas uniforms and aircraft, 50-metre long public art, a double winner of an Australian Human Rights Commission Award and a three-time winner of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Children's Book of the Year awards.

The three shortlisted Preschool category books are:

OUR NEST IS BEST by Penny Olsen and Penny O' Hara (NLA Publishing)

KANGAROOS HOP by Ros Moriarty and Balarinji (Allen & Unwin)

THE LAST DANCE by Sally Morgan (Little Hare Books)

The three shortlisted Primary School category books are:

TEN TINY THINGS by Meg McKinlay and Kyle Hughes-Odgers (Fremantle Press)

TANGLEWOOD by Margaret Wild and Vivienne Goodman (Omnibus Books)

BIZI THE MUSK DUCK OF BARREN BOX SWAMP by Ann-Maree Thompson (Ann-Maree Thompson)

Congratulations to all the shortlistees! See the Wilderness Society's website for more.