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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. More details here.

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


CBCA Book Week 2017

Sat 19, Aug 2017

Australia’s most exciting children’s literary event, the CBCA Children’s Book Week 2017, is here. Libraries and schools around Australia are preparing to enjoy the delight of how books enable us to Escape to Everywhere, the theme for this year. More details here. For the CBCA Childrens Book of the Year announcment click hereFollow on twitter and facebook


FREE DART video conference: Kids’ AAA: Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List for Younger Readers

Fri 18, Aug 2017

At our video conference we celebrated the start of Book Week 2017! We were amongst the first to hear the 2017 CBCA Book of the Year awards announced! 

KIDS’ AAA discussions were shared along with reading insights with member author, Belinda Murrell and reading teams from Whalan and Wallsend Public Schools. Details here.


Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program 2017

Children’s Book Council of Australia NSW Branch Inc.

Mon 31, Jul 2017

The closing date for the submission of manuscripts has been extended to July 31.Click here for further details. 


CBC2U Program 2017 Applications close

Fri 30, Jun 2017

Applications closing date has been extended to 30 June.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.