Indie Book of the Year 2011 is The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do (chosen by independent booksellers).
Other category winners are:
- Bereft Chris Womersley – Best Fiction,
- Rocks in the Belly Jon Bauer – Best Debut Fiction
- Mirror Jeannie Baker – Best Children’s Book.
Mirror is a picture book is made up of two parts designed to be read simultaneously – one on the left, the other on the right. It’s the story of a day in the lives of two boys – one from inner-city Sydney and the other from a village in Morocco.