The 2023 West Australian Young Readers’ Book Award (WAYRBA) shortlists have been announced

Two Fremantle Press books and five Fremantle Press writers are in the running to win the award for fan favourite!

Stellarphant by James Foley and Mel and Shell by Julia Lawrinson both made the shortlist, alongside books by fellow Fremantle Press writers Cristy Burne, Sean E. Avery and HM Waugh.

To find out more or to download printable PDFs for your library or classrooms, go to the WAYRBA website:

Congratulations to all the shortlisted writers!

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