Pixie O’Harris Award

The Pixie O’Harris 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.

Honour Roll

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

Contact

The Australian Book Industry Awards are an initiative of the
Australian Publishers Association.

Address

60/89 Jones Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

Phone

0292819788

Email

abia@publishers.asn.au