The Pixie O’Harris Award

 

The Award recognises publishers, editors, creators, booksellers, publicists and other industry representatives who have worked consistently in the field of children’s literature, demonstrated commitment beyond the call of duty, and who have developed a reputation for their contribution.

It is named in honour of children’s book author and illustrator, Pixie O’Harris (1903 – 1991), who had a longstanding career in publishing and painted many murals in hospital wards, health centres and schools.

2018 – Jane Covernton

2017 – Margaret Connelly
2016 – Jackie French
2015 – Celia Jellet
2014 – Angela Namoi
2013 – Dr Maurice Saxby AM
2012 – Ron McCarthy
2011 – Elizabeth O’Donnell
2010 – Tony Horgan
2009 – Helen Chamberlin
2008 – Kate Colle
2007 – Agnes Nieuwenhuizen
2006 – Julie Watts
2005 – Rosalind Price
2004 – Leonie McSweeney
2003 – Mark Macleod
2002 – Rayma Turton
2001 – Moira Robinson
2000 – Ann Haddon & Ann James
1999 – Joyce Oldmeadow
1998 – Margaret Hamilton
1997 – Barbara Ker Wilson
1996 – Robin Morrow
1995 – Pegi Williams
1994 – Myra Lee