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2021
Shortlist announced

About the Award

In 2021, the inaugural Children’s Award ($5,000) is offered for a work promoting humour and championing laughter. The award is aimed at primary school level readers (5-12 years).

You’re invited to the announcement of the inaugural award for humour writing for young people. 

From a short list of six books our junior judges will announce the award-winning book via zoom. Join the excitement, meet our judging panel and discover the funniest book written for primary school students. 

Register here for free

2021 Shortlist