Reading is a Blast 2017 artwork designed by emerging WA illustrator Mel Pearce.
(You can view some of her other fabulous artwork on her Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators page).
As always, the young readers’ of Western Australia have nominated some outstanding books. Reviewing and applying the selection criteria to the 2017 shortlist has not been easy!
Shortlisted titles will be announced on Wednesday February 1st.