ABA Booksellers’ Choice 2022 Book of the Year Awards shortlists

We are delighted to announce that the following titles have been shortlisted for the ABA 2022 Bookseller’s Choice Book of the Year Awards!

ABA Kids' Reading Guide Booksellers' Choice - Children's Book of the Year
Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy
Dragon Skin by Karen Foxlee

The winners will be announced on Sunday 12 June at the ABA conference gala dinner and awards night in Sydney.

The rest of the shortlists and more information can be found here.

Dragon Skin

by Karen Foxlee

From the bestselling and multi-award-winning author of Lenny's Book of Everything comes a magical tale about a girl who saves a dragon and rescues her family.

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Somebody's Land: Welcome to Our Country

by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy

An accessible picture book for young children that introduces First Nations history and the term 'terra nullius' to a general audience, from Australian of the Year, community leader and anti-racism advocate Adam Goodes and political adviser and former journalist Ellie Laing, with artwork by Barkindji illustrator David Hardy.

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