The BookPeople Kids' Reading Guide - Children's Book of the Year award recognises the childrens' new release that booksellers most enjoyed reading, marketing and handselling during the previous year.We believe it is a special award because it is decided by the people who care enough to personally recommend and put a book in the hands of the reading public. 

ABA Kids' Reading Guide Booksellers’ Choice - Children's Book of the Year winner will be announced at BookPeople Conference Gala Dinner and Awards Night in Adelaide on Sunday 18 June.


2022 WinnerRabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina Nannestad (ABC Books)
2021 Winner: The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor (Affirm Press)
2020 Winner: Young Dark Emu: A Truer History by Bruce Pascoe (Magabala Books)
This award is proudly supported on the membership's behalf by the Kids' Reading Guide.