West Australian Young Readers' Book Award

Reading Lists, Past Winners, Newsletters, Merchandise

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2018 Theme — R is For Reading, artwork by Frané Lessac

WAYRBA 2018 — R is for Reading

This years artwork was designed by award winning author/illustrator, Frané Lessac.

WAYRBA 2018 – R is For Reading

Reviewing and applying the selection criteria has been a tough task this year as a large number of outstanding books were nominated.

The 2018 shortlist will be revealed on Saturday, 3rd February.


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2017 Artwork Reading is a Blast!

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.