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The Russell Prize for Humour Writing – Children’s Award

The Russell Prize for Humour Writing – Children’s Award


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.  

The shortlisted books include: 

Action Tank Book 2 by Mike Barry  

Wombat by Philip Bunting 

Your Birthday was the Best by Maggie Hutchins and Felicita Sala 

Sneaky Shadows by SC Manchild and Sam Caldwell 

The Underhills: a tooth-fairy story by Bob Graham 

The Stolen Prince of Cloudburst by Jaclyn Moriarty 

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17 June 2021 10am to 11am


Sydney NSW 2000



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