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KID'S Book Week Event

NSW Teacher’s Federation Auditorium

Wed 23, Aug 2017

BOOK HERE NOW! Celebrate Book Week at this brand new event 

Schools are invited to bring students from Grades 5-10 to be the audience and to take part in reviewing the books from the Younger and Older Readers Category Short List. 

GUEST SPEAKERS:  Author – WAI CHIM  and Illustrator - DALE NEWMAN

CBC2U Program 2017 Applications close

Wed 31, May 2017

The CBC2U Program provides funding assistance to disadvantaged schools and libraries to organise visits by authors and illustrators. Application forms and further details are available here.

Book Week Merchandise Order form from CBCA NSW Branch Inc

Sat 01, Apr 2017

Order forms are available herePlease support your Branch and receive your 10% members discount by ordering your merchandise directly through the CBCA NSW Branch office. If you have any queries please email the CBCA NSW Branch Office here.

Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List 2017

Rydges Sydney Central

Tue 28, Mar 2017 9.00am-3.30pm

 The 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist was officially announced and delegates enjoyed a day of professional development: Keynote speaker - the award-winning Freya Blackwood and Specialist Panel - Victoria Roberts, Sue Whiting, Judith Ridge, Sarah Foster and Katrina McKelvey - talked about and nominated their shortlists. More details here

2017 Night of the Notables

Dymocks, Sydney - Children’s department, downstairs 424-430 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

Tue 28, Feb 2017 5.30pm - 7.00pm

We celebrated the Australian books chosen as NOTABLE in the 2017 Book of the Year Award at Dymocks, Sydney with CBCA NSW Branch Inc. More details here.