We are delighted to announce that the following titles have won their category in the 2022 ABIA Awards!
Children’s Picture Book of the Year:
Somebody’s Land: Welcome to Our Country by Adam Goodes and Ellie Laing, illustrated by David Hardy
General Fiction Book of the Year:
Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz
Biography Book of the Year:
My Adventurous Life by Dick Smith
Illustrated Book of the Year:
Everything I Love to Cook by Neil Perry (Murdoch Books)
The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough also received special mention as Highly Commended in the Book of the Year for Older Children.
The rest of the winners and more information can be found here.
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.