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CBCA Book Week 2017


Escape to Everywhere artwork created by Freya Blackwood Freya Blackwood portrait

Theme: Escape to Everywhere Book Week merchandisethe award-winning Freya Blackwood - beloved and talented children’s book illustrator - created the artwork for the 2017 theme Escape to Everywhere

CBCA Book Week | Background

February 27: 2018 The Night of the Notables  Announcement of the Notables listing for 2018.

2017 Book of the Year NOTABLES Lists:.

March 27: 2018 Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List AAA Event - Announcement of 2018 CBCA Book of the Year Short List.

  • Click here to view the shortlisted titles with covers.
  • Access a printable list here.
  • View the 2017 Crichton Short List (illustrator award) here.
  • Read the Reading Time reviews of the Short List here.


August 17 - 24: CBCA Children’s Book Week - Find Your Treasure

Friday 17 August: Noon: Book of the Year Awards Winners & Honour Books Announced. 

 August 17: Kids Book of the Year event