The 2011 Indie Book of the Year

Congratulations Jeannie Baker and Walker Books

Based on their reputable knowledge and experience  independent booksellers from around Australia select the best books in four categories as winners of their annual Indie Book Awards.

With much praise, My Little Bookcase would like to congratulate Jeannie Baker and Walker Books on winning the 2011 Indie Book Award for Best Children’s Book for her latest title, Mirror.

Jeannie’s original artwork is currently exhibiting in Adelaide. Read about our visit to the Mirror Exhibition.

Visit for winners in the other categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction and Debut Fiction.

This book is extremely unique and has reached many readers around the globe. It’s wordless nature allows readers of any language to interact and relate to the story.

Photo courtesy of Walker Books

Photo courtesy of Walker Books

Background information on these pictures:
The setting is at an auberge (French for ‘inn’) on the edge of the Moroccan Sahara just outside a small town called Fam Zight.
The reader is a 26 year old desert nomad that never went to school but was taught to read and write by a friend, when his family moved into a small village on the edge of the Sahara.

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