Very interesting read about the CBCA entry statistics.
Book Week is amongst us and there are schools around Australia enthralled with the Children’s Book Council of Australia awards books.
Last Friday while we were congratulating the winners, some Australian authors, illustrators and publishers were planning their book for the next year’s awards.
After attending Jane Parsons’ presentation and writing the article, ‘Judging the Judges’ I was left with some fascinating statistics which I thought I would share.
Early Childhood 59
Picture Books 122
Younger Readers 128
Older Readers 77
Eve Pownall 48
Not eligible 2
Total entries 434
Or if you prefer a pie chart
Publishers, authors and illustrators to enter the CBCA awards need to pay an entry fee of $100 plus copies of the book for each of the judges. It has been good to see an increase in self-published books. Although I am not a self-published author, I love the…
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