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Tag: YABBAs

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 …

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s THE 78-STOREY TREEHOUSE has won the Fiction for Older Readers award at the 2017 Young Australians Best Book Awards (YABBAs). Entirely run by volunteers, the YABBAs encourage children to recommend recent Australian published books, read all the recommendations for their peers, rate them against all others and then finally reward that book they feel is best. A note from Andy: A good time was had by all at the ceremony apart from the 50 or so people who were rendered temporarily —and in some cases permanently—deaf by …