Awards Archive

Coral Sea Dreaming takes out Wilderness Society Award

Posted on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Kim Michelle Toft has won a national award for her latest children’s book, Coral Sea Dreaming.

It took out the Environmental Award for Children’s Literature (Non-fiction category) at the Wilderness Society’s annual awards.

Here is an article in the Ballina Advocate announcing the win.

Wilderness Award Shortlist 2018

Posted on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

I am proud to be included on the 2018 shortlist for the Environment Award for Children’s Literature. The Award is a celebration of children’s books that promote a lifelong love of nature.

This year’s shortlist features a selection of truly delightful books: beautifully illustrated picture fiction—children will want to turn the pages of these books over-and-over again; tales of young people who love nature and want to make a difference; and intriguing nonfiction books for exploring young minds.

Winners announced in October 2018

Artists for Conservation-Award for Kim Toft

Posted on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

We are excited to announce that Kim Michelle Toft has been selected as the Artist of the Month for July 2015 for Artists For Conservation. The Award is made each month to a member of the group AFC  who has demonstrated a combination of artistic excellence and an outstanding contribution to the conservation cause.

The recipient is featured for one month on the homepages of AFC.IMGP4140

‘Recipe for Perfect Planet Pie’ shortlisted for Golden Dragon Book Award

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014

Recipe for Perfect Planet PieThe Golden Dragon Book Award team announced recently that Kim’s book “Recipe for a Perfect Planet Pie” had been selected for the 7-10 Middle Reader Division Shortlist for 2015!

“Our brand new Golden Dragon Book Awards organisation would like to formally congratulate you on your book “Recipe for a Perfect Planet Pie” which has been nominated in our Middle Readers Nominees 7-10 Division Shortlist”

As the inaugural year of the Golden Dragon Book Award program it is their way of promoting international authors and letting them know that their brilliant creations are appreciated in Hong Kong.
kim-toft-letterFirstly, the books shortlisted from four different divisions ages 4 to 18, will be read for pleasure by students, teachers, and families throughout the school year here. Then students will compare your book to others in age division. Finally, in Spring 2015, the books will be voted on through our website!

If you are interested in finding out more about the program, please go to:

After offering congratulations the Golden Dragon Book Award Committee thanked Kim for creating her book. “We are thrilled to include it in our program.”

Croc Book Wins CBCA Award

Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012

Tick Tock Tick Tock What’s Up Croc? has just won a notable book award in the Eve Pownall Information Book Award for 2012, which lists the book in the Top 20 of Australian Childrens Books.

This award is an addition to the award the book has already won, Best Childrens Book Whitley Awards for The Royal Zoological Society of NSW 2011.

A Sea of Words Wins Book Awards

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2007

A Sea of Words

CBCA Awards 2007

  • Notable Book for a Picture Book

The World That We Want by Kim Toft Wins Book Award

Posted on Friday, May 11th, 2007

The World That We WantThe World That We Want

CBCA Awards 2006

  • Notable Book for a Picture Book
  • Notable Book for an Information Book

Wilderness Society Awards 2007

  • Best Children’s Book

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