The Nan Chauncy Award 2015
This award is presented every two years to acknowledge a significant contribution to Australian Children's Literature. Read about Libby's receipt of this award.
The Prime Minister's Literary Award for Children's Fiction 2013
Libby was awarded the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Children's Fiction 2013 for Red. Read more about this award and read the first chapter of Red
2011 Dromkeen Medal
This award is made annually to an Australian citizen for a significant contribution to the appreciation and development of children’s literature in Australia.
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2011 NSW Premier's Literary Awards - Special Award
This award is for general recognition of a writer's achievements
2007 Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
For service to literature as an author and as an advocate for the development of literacy and learning in schools, as a mentor to young writers, and through a range of executive roles with professional literary organisations.
Children's Book Council of Australia
Presents annual awards for books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature, and for new talent.
Libby was awarded the Lady Cutler Award in 1997 for distinguished service to children’s literature in NSW.
Other Children's Book Council of Australia Awards that Libby has received.