An early Christmas present.
A very lovely way to start the week.
We have seven books that are finalists for the 2009 Aurealis Awards. Hooray!
Best children's (8-12 years) long fiction:
Cicada Summer by Kate Constable
Best children's (8-12 years) short fiction/illustrated work/picture book:
Tashi and the Golem by Anna Fienberg, Barbara Fienberg Kim Gamble
The Hero of Little Street by Gregory Rogers
Best young adult long fiction:
A Small Free Kiss in the Dark by Glenda Millard
Best illustrated book/graphic novel:
Scarygirl by Nathan Jurevicius
The Silence by Bruce Mutard
Best science fiction novel:
Wonders of a Godless World by Andrew McGahan
Congratulations to Nathan, Bruce, Kate, Glenda, Greg, Andrew, Anna, Barbara & Kim!
And stay tuned for the final in our Very Onion Christmas series later in the day.