West Australian Young Readers' Book Award

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Congratulations To Our 2017 Winners

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All the votes submitted by the young readers of Western Australia have now been tallied and West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award (WAYRBA) is proud to announce the 2017 winners!

Our congratulations are extended to:

The Smuggler’s Curse by Norman Jorgensen (Older Reader)

Grandpa’s Great Escape by David Walliams (Younger Reader)

Do Not Open This Book By Andy Lee and Heath McKenzie (Picture Book)

Note: The Hoffman Award, currently presented to the highest ranked West Australia Author, has not been awarded this year as Norman Jorgensen won the Older Reader category.





Author: Sandi Parsons

Sandi Parsons lives and breathes stories, as a reader, writer and storyteller. Having spent eighteen years working in educational libraries, she is passionate about diversity in storytelling and engaging readers with stories. Sandi considers her guardianship of gifted lungs one of her many victories in her on-going battle with Cystic Fibrosis. She believes that a teetering stack of books waiting to be read is an essential component of every household. www.sandiwrites.com.au

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