Book Week winner Anna Walker tackles gloomy emotions

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Mon 22 August 2016

4 mins

Author and illustrator Anna Walker has won the Early Learning Children’s Book of the Year Award for Mr. Huff. Stemming from her own anxious emotions and gloomy days, she talks to Shevonne about her inspiration for her book’s characters, coinciding with our Screen Free Challenge focus on READ.

Want to win some of this year's best loved books?

This comp has now closed.

We’re giving away a homegrown book prize pack with the Children Book Council of Australia’s top 6 shortlisted Australian Children’s Books for 2016:

  • Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas - Aaron Blabey
  • Ollie and the Wind - Ronojoy Ghosh
  • My Dog Bigsy - Alison Lester
  • Perfect - Danny Parker
  • Mr Huff - Anna Walker (WINNER)
  • The Cow Tripped Over The Moon - Tony Wilson

To enter, email and answer; If you could travel back in time to your childhood, which childhood character would you dress up as and why? 

For more on Book Week, head to the official website.

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