Awards


Mark Wilson is one of Australia’s most successful author/illustrators of children’s books.
Listed below are a few of his achievements

 

2016 Whitley Award for Children’s Literature
Migaloo: the White Whale

2015 CBCA Eve Pownall Award: Notable Children’s Book
The Afghanistan Pup

2015 OLQP Picture Book of the Year Award
The Afghanistan Pup

2014 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
Vietnam Diary

2014 West Australian Young Readers’ Award  : Shortlisted Picture Book
Ben and Gracies Art Adventure 

2013 Whitley Award for Children’s Literature
Deepsea Whale Rescue – with Jan Ramage, DEC (Dept. of the Environment & Conservation WA)

2013 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
A Day to Remember – with Jackie French

2013 Aurealis Award 2013 : Shortlisted
Inside The World of Tom Roberts 

2013 White Ravens Award
Trust Me Too  – Illustrated short story collection (Top 250 books from around the world, prepared by the International Youth Library).              
Various Authors & Illustrators, edited by Paul Collins, Ford Street

2011 Dromkeen Medal
Services to Children’s Literature

2011 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
Angel of Kokoda

2011 Wilderness Society – Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Shortlisted Picture Book
Stranded with Jan Ramage

2010 3rd CJ Picture Books Awards International: Shortlist
Angel of Kokoda 

2010 Whitley Award for Children’s Literature
Journey of The Sea Turtle 

2010 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
My Mother’s Eyes, The Story of a Boy Soldier 

2010  CBCA Eve Pownall Award: Notable Children’s Book
My Mother’s Eyes, The Story of a Boy Soldier 

2008 Wilderness Society – Environment Award for Children’s Literature: Shortlisted Picture Book
The Last Tree

2008 Whitley Award for Children’s Literature
The Last Tree

2006 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
Young Murphy-A Boy’s Adventure with Gary Crew

2005 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards: Shortlist
Rodeo Darcy with Alison Gregory

2005 Whiteley Award for Children’s Literature
I Said Nothing, The Extinction of the Paradise Parrot with Gary Crew

2004 Whiteley Award for children’s literature, 2005
I Saw Nothing, The Extinction of the Thylacine, with Gary Crew

2004 Wilderness Society – Environment Award for Children’s Literature 2004
The extinction series – Mark Wilson and Gary Crew
     I Saw Nothing, The Extinction of the Thylacine
     I Said Nothing, The Extinction of the Paradise Parrot
     I Did Nothing, The Extinction of the Gastric Brooding Frog.                     

2004 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
I Saw Nothing, The Extinction of the Thylacine, with Gary Crew

2003 Wilderness Society – Environment Award for Children’s Literature
Yellow-eye, with David Spillman

2003 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
Yellow-eye, with David Spillman

1996 CBCA Book of the Year Award: Notable Picture Book
The Penguin Shore, with Tim O’Brien

1990 Rotring National Art Award for Drawing

1989 Westernport Art Prize
Painting

1988 Attellier National Art Award 1988
Painting

1988 Undine Award: Melbourne Town Hall Collection
Painting                                       

1987 Applied Chemicals Australia Art Award
Painting