Beautiful shortlist, so full of please
voted by the hot Indies,
For who such greatness, could resist?
Shortlist of the Indies, beautiful list.
The Shortlist for the 2013 Australian Independent Bookseller Awards has been announced, voted on by the independent booksellers of Australia.
And in the Children's category:
The Convent by Maureen McCarthy
Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan
Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle
Congratulations, Maureen, Margo and Tohby!
And also to everyone else on the lovely shortlist.
How doth the little editor,
celebrate this news,
and roll around the office floor
or with her peers enthuse.
How humbly she seems to grin
how neatly spreads her pens
and welcomes all the shortlists in.
then quickly tells her friends.