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Tag: Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

The winners of the NSW 2018 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs), the children’s choice book awards have been chosen! We’re delighted to share that The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has been awarded the Fiction for older readers title! The awards were announced last night in Sydney at Cranbrook Junior School. What a tree-mendous achievement! From the KOALAs website: Every year, young readers from all over New South Wales judge their very own literary awards. By voting in the KOALA awards they can reward the Australian children’s books that …

The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton has won a YABBA Award for Older Readers. About the awards (from YABBA’s website): The Young Australians Best Book Awards (YABBA) were established in 1985 by a group of Victorians keen to see children engage in reading Australian books. During Term 1 each year children across Victoria are asked to recommend their favourite Australian books to other children by nominating four Australian titles. All nominations are collated and the 10 books with the most nominations in each of the award categories are …

Published on February 27 and retailing for $2.00 (inc GST) in Australia and New Zealand, the full RRP amount for every copy invoiced (ex GST) was donated to the following Australian children’s charities: The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (of which Andy is a Lifetime Ambassador), Dymocks Children’s Charities, Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation, Save the Children, as well as Oxfam and the KidsCan Charitable Trust in New Zealand. $141,613.27 has been raised to date and the main recipients are; $84,510 donated to The Indigenous Literary Foundation, $35,525.27 to Dymocks Children’s Charities, …

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s THE 78-STOREY TREEHOUSE has been awarded the 2017 BILBY Award for Younger Readers. A big HOORAH to both Andy and Terry, they certainly deserve it! The BILBY Awards are the Children’s Choice Awards organised by The Children’s Book Council of Australia (Queensland Branch). About The BILBY Awards: “Each year throughout Queensland hundreds of children select their favourite book and nominate it for the BILBY Awards. It is a wonderful opportunity for young people to exercise their voice, to have a say about what they read. This is …