1 October 2020 by Better Reading

The 2020 list includes old favourites, newcomers, award winners and some anniversary titles that have stood the test of time. . .

The vote also revealed:

  • 21 Australian books made the list
  • 22 books have a female author
  • The most popular series is The Faraway Tree, closely followed by Harry Potter, and then ( in order) The Chronicles of Narnia, Nevermoor, Weirdo, Alice Miranda, Kensy and Max, the Treehouse series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, the Tomorrow series and Percy Jackson.
  • Australian children enjoy a diverse mix of literary and popular fiction and they particularly love a funny read