The Giblin Eunson library holds a complete set of award winning children's books from Australia, the UK and the US. Prize winning books are a marker of quality and excellence in children’s literature.
This collection is located on Upper Ground of the Giblin Eunson library and is only available for use within the library. However, duplicate copies of all titles may be borrowed from the Junior Fiction collection (Giblin Eunson J) and the Picture Book collection (Giblin Eunson Z) located on Level 1.
The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awards annual prizes in five categories:
The Crichton Award for New Illustrators, administered by the Victorian Branch of the CBCA, aims to recognize and encourage new talent in the field of Australian children's book illustration.
The Inky Award for Youth Literature
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards for Children's Fiction and Young Adults Fiction.
The YABBA- Young Australian Best Book Award -a children's choice book award.
Link to UK Awards - Winners and Shortlists page
Link to U.S. Awards - Winners and Shortlists page