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Night of the Notables 2018

2018 Notables:

| Older Readers  | Younger Readers |   Early Childhood   |   Picture Book   |   Eve Pownall  |

Older Readers | Notable Books | 2018 Younger Readers | Notable Books | 2018 Early Childhood | Notable Books | 2018 Picture Books | Notable Books | 2018 Eve Pownall Award | Notable Books | 2018
Older Readers  |  Younger Readers |    Early Childhood |  Picture Book  Eve Pownall Award |

NON 2018 Flyer incl Margaret Hamilton

Guest speakers: Danny Katz, Mitch Vane and Margaret Hamilton

Danny Katz Mitch Vane Margaret Hamilton

Danny Katz a columnist for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, the writer of “Modern Guru” in the Good Weekend magazine, and the author of the award-winning series Little Lunch, now an ABC3 TV series.

Mitch Vane has had a long career as an illustrator and artist. Her distinctive loose energetic style can be seen in many of the children's books she has illustrated including Danny Best (Jen Storer) and The Deep End (Ursula Dubosarsky). She also collaborated with Danny Katz on the popular Little Lunch books, which is now an ABC3 TV series.

Margaret Hamilton is a well-known CBCA stalwart and proprietor of Pinerolo, the Children’s Book Cottage, the home for children’s books in New South Wales at Blackheath in the beautiful Blue Mountains.

Margaret's presentation: What makes a picture book Notable? PDF


A stellar night with a list of books that will take you to the stars and back. 

So many schools represented by their Teachers & Teacher Librarians who loved the opportunity to network with lots of book creators and other lovers of literature.

Margaret Hamilton achieved the impossible in telling us, in 10 minutes, what makes a Notable Picture book. In case you have forgotten any of her important points you can read it again in our members only section.

Danny Katz & Mitch Vane entertained as the dynamic duo, talking, drawing and giving an insight into their new title: “The Poppa Platoon in World War Chew”. Such hilarity in the show bag pavilion will surely entice readers. The audience certainly was.

What a wonderful celebration to mark the release of the CBCA Notables List for 2018.

Thanks also to Scholastic and Dymocks for their support of our important not-for-profit volunteer organisation - without that support we couldn’t have these wonderful opportunities to promote the amazing work of our Australian children’s authors and illustrators.

NIGHT of the NOTABLES - the aftermath . . . .