Australian Children's Book of the Year Award - Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
The first Australian Children’s Book of the Year Award was made in 1946. At that time and until 1952, there was but a single category of award.
In 1952 a category for the picture books was created, a Younger Readers category in 1982, the Eve Pownall Award for Non-Fiction in 1993, and the Early Childhood in 2001.
Note: The 1988 award was funded by Eve Pownall’s family.
No further awards were made until 1993 when they were funded by CBC of Australia.