AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS

Awards

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1961
Tanagra is a novel for children by Australian author Nan Chauncy, illustrated by Brian Wildsmith. It won the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers in 1961. It was published in America in 1962 under the title The Secret Friends.

1962
Kate Greenaway Medal: ABC.

Commendations

1963
Kate Greenaway Medal: The Lion and the Rat.
Kate Greenaway Medal: The Oxford Book of Poetry for Children.

1965
The Brooklyn Art Books for Children citation for 1 2 3.

1966
Lewis Carroll Shelf Award
Hans Christian Andersen award runner up.

1967
The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal Awards: Birds.
New York Times : Best Illustrated Book of the Year : Birds.

1968
Hans Christian Andersen award runner up.

1971
Kate Greenaway Medal The Library Association : The Owl and the Woodpecker.

1982
Kurt Maschler Award: short listed for Pelican.

1991
Ushio Publication Culture Award, Japan.

1994
Selected as one of The Children’s Books of the Year: The Easter Story.

1995
The CD Rom of The Christmas Story won the Grand Prix of European Multi-Media.

2000
National Jewish Book Awards, Finalist: Exodus.

Parent Council Ltd, Selected as outstanding: The Easter Story.