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Crichton Award for New Illustrators (Shortlisted)

The Crichton Award aims to recognise and encourage new talent in the field of Australian children’s book illustration.

In 1985 Mr Wallace Raymond Crichton left a legacy to the Victorian Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia. The Branch decided to establish an award to recognise and encourage new talent in the field of Australian children’s book illustration. It was first awarded in 1988 and each year’s the winner receives a certificate and a monetary reward.

Our Award Winners - Crichton Award for New Illustrators (Shortlisted)

The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse

By Paul Collins & Jo Thompson
  • Crichton Award for New Illustrators (Shortlisted) in 2011

Clara lives in her balanced world where everything is perfect. But then one day a boy walks into her life and slowly Clara realises that her world is not perfect, and she must make allowances..