07 December 2009

A fantasy come true

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:

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.

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