My Gallipoli nominated for Children's Book Council Picture Book of the Year

The accolades for Ruth Starke's My Gallipoli keep coming, with the Children's Book Council today announcing its nomination for two prestigious awards.

The picture book, illustrated by acclaimed artist Robert Hannaford, has been long listed by the CBC for both Picture Book of the Year and Information Book of the Year for 2016.

The nominations follow My Gallipoli's win at the 2015 NSW Premier's History Awards, where it was awarded the $15,000 Young People's History Prize.

The CBC will announce its short list on May 20.

The full CBC long list for all awards can be viewed here.