West Australian Young Readers' Book Award

Reading Lists, Past Winners, Newsletters, Merchandise

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Our email may not be working but our merchandise deliveries are working just fine. We are slightly down on orders from last year and would love you to help us catch up. WAYRBA is a quick and easy literature promotion activity. The books on the lists are nominated by other West Australian students.

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Thanks to everyone who attended our AGM yesterday. It was a great afternoon of networking. Everyone enjoyed Sean Avery’s presentation about his writing and illustrating journey and his current projects. Congratulations to Bianca Marshall who won a half day visit from Sean to her school. Congratulations also to our runners up – Helen Rain, Sandi Parsons, Jenny Hunt, Jan Nicholls, Em Hazeldean, Maura Carey, Christine Perrett, Stuart Farley, Chris Begovich, Tracey Willis. Sean was presented with his WAYRBA trophy for Happy and a Hog Out of Mud that won the 2022 Picture Book category.

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Save the Date!

Save the Date! The WAYRBA AGM is on Wednesday 15th March at the Wilson Community Hall.

There are so many great reasons to come along!

* Our guest speaker is Sean E Avery – creator of this year’s merchandise artwork and winner of the 2022 WAYRBA Picture Book Of The Year

* A great opportunity to network with other library staff and book lovers

* Collect your 2023 merchandise

* A chance to browse and purchase titles from this year’s shortlists at the Campion book stall at 20% off!

* Giveaways

RSVP via our event on Facebook or email your attendance to admin@wayrba.org.au. This helps us with planning and catering.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Did you know that you can win a WAYRBA merchandise pack just for placing an order, sending in your votes and nominating books for next year’s award???

Congratulations to our prize pack winners who ordered, voted and nominated during 2022!! Clarkson Library, Marmion Primary and Tranby College. We’ll be in touch to organise delivery of your prizes.

Don’t forget to order your merchandise from wayrba.org.au and support this great reader’s choice award. This year’s artwork created by author/illustrator Sean E Avery.