SA BOYA Award Winners

2020 Book of the Year: Older Readers
Wakefield, Vikki  This is how we change the ending Text Publishing 2019
https://vikkiwakefield.com/

2014 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Faille, Christopher (Ilus: Danny Snell) Jeremy Working Title Press
https://dannysnell.com

2014 Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Ormerod, Jan (illus: Andrew Joyner): The Swap Little Hare, Hardie Grant Egmont
https://www.andrewjoyner.com.au

​​2013 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Wiedenbach, Kristin: Tom the Outback Mailman Hachette Australia
http://www.kristinweidenbach.com

​2009 Picture Book of the Year
Dunstan, Kylie; Collecting Colour Lothian Children’s Books, Hachette
https://www.kyliedunstan.com/about/

​2008 Book of the Year:  Younger Readers 
WILKINSON, Carole: Dragon Moon Black Dog Books
http://carolewilkinson.com.au

​2005 Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Fox, Mem Illus. Judy Horacek: Where is the Green Sheep? Viking, Penguin Books Australia, 2004 http://memfox.com

2004 Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Wilkinson, Carole: Dragonkeeper, Black Dog Books, 2003 - see notes below
http://carolewilkinson.com.au

​2003 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Tucker, Alan: Iron in the Blood: Convicts and Commandants in Colonial Australia Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia, 2002 https://writerssa.org.au/our-authors/alan-tucker/

​2003 Book of the Year: Early Childhood
Matthews, Penny Illus. Andrew McLean: A Year on Our Farm Omnibus Books, Scholastic Australia, 2002 http://www.pennymatthews.com.au

2001 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Kennett, David Text Dyan Blacklock: Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece Omnibus Books, 2000 http://onyabus.blogspot.com.au/p/author-photo-author-bio-click-here_58.html

1999 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Edwards, Yvonne & Day, Brenda:  Going for Kalta: Hunting sleepy lizards at Yalata Jukurrpa Books, 1998​

1995 Picture Book of the Year
Woolman, Steven Text Gary Crew:  The Watertower  Keystone, Era, 1994
http://biography.jrank.org/pages/1835/Woolman-Steven-1969-2004.html

​1995 Book of the Year: Older Readers
Rubinstein, Gillian: Foxspell Hylander, Hyland House, 1994
http://www.gillianrubinstein.com

​1993 Book of the Year: Younger Readers
Disher, Garry:  The Bamboo Flute, A&R Bluegum, HarperCollins, 1992
http://garrydisher.com/Home.php

1992 Book of the Year: Older Readers
Nilsson, Eleanor:  The House Guest Viking, Penguin 1991
https://www.amazon.com/Eleanor-Nilsson/e/B004LQFZ6I

​1990 Picture Book of the Year
Vivas, Julie Text Margaret Wild:  The Very Best of Friends Margaret Hamilton, 1989
http://www.walker.co.uk/contributors/Julie-Vivas-4471.aspx

​1989 Book of the Year: Older Readers
Rubenstein, Gillian: Beyond the Labyrinth  Hyland House, 1988
http://www.gillianrubinstein.com

​1982 Book of the Year: Older Readers
Thiele, Colin: The Valley Between Opal books, Rigby 1981
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Thiele

1982 Book of the Year: Junior
Mattingley, Christobel:  Rummage Angus & Robertson, 1981
https://christobelmattingley.wordpress.com

1955 Winner Book of the Year
Tindale, N.B & H. A. Lindsay: The First Walkabout Illus. Madeleine Boyce
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Tindale
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1954 Winner Book of the Year
K L Parker: Australian Legendary Tales edited by Henrietta Drake-Brockman; illus. Elizabeth Durack https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Langloh_Parker