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Book Week


Theme: Find Your Treasure

Dates: CBCA Children's Book Week in 2018 will be 17 - 24 August 2018


 Dates: Saturday August 19 2017 - Saturday August 26 2017

Theme: Escape to Everywhere

2017 Book Week merchandise: the award-winning Freya Blackwood - beloved and talented children’s book illustrator - has done the art work. Please support your Branch and receive your 10% members discount by ordering your merchandise directly through the CBCA NSW Branch office. Order forms available here

2017 Book Week Resources in Members Only here. Not a member? Join here.

February 28: 2017 The Night of the Notables EXCITING NEW EVENT Announcement of the Notables listing for 2017.

2017 Book of the Year NOTABLES Lists:.

  • Notables' annotations available to Members only.
  • View the covers here and a printable list here (all categories).
  • Access each category as covers or a printable list:  
  • Click here for book reviews of many of these in Reading Time.

March 28: 2017 Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List AAA Event - Announcement of 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Short List..

August 18 - 25: CBCA Children’s Book Week - Escape to Everywhere

Friday 18 August: 11am - 12noon: FREE Kids’ AAA video conference. Kids Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! the Younger Readers 2017 Short List 

  • Reading teams from Whalan and Wallsend Public Schools celebrate reading and share the writing process with author Belinda Murrell
  • Join via DART video link HERE

Friday 18 August: Noon: Book of the Year Awards Winners & Honour Books Announced. 

 August 23: Kids Book of the Year event – NEW EVENT. Bookings now open. Book here