Leila St John Award

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The Leila St John Award is an annual award presented in the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards by the Victorian branch.[1] The award was first made in 1999.

The CBCA Victoria Branch established the award in recognition of the Leila St John, a founding member in the branch. St John was very active in the branch activities and appeals.

To see the history of the CBCA and other CBCA Awards, see: List of CBCA Awards

Award category and description[edit]

The Leila St John Award is awarded for services to children's literature in Victoria.[1]

List of winners[edit]

  • 1999 - Bea Fincher
  • 2000 - Moira Robinson
  • 2001 - joint awards
Ann Haddon
Ann James
  • 2002 - Margaret Dunkle
  • 2003 - Kay Keck
  • 2004 - award not made
  • 2005 - Nell Bell
  • 2006 - award not made
  • 2007 - Anne Hanzl
  • 2008 - Pam Macintyre
  • 2009 - Albert Ullin OAM
  • 2010 - Pam Horsey
  • 2011 - Eileen Nelson
  • 2012 - award not made
  • 2013 - Kim Yeomans

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Leila St John Award". Children's Book Council Awards. Archived from the original on 2007-07-23. Retrieved 2007-07-31.

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