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CBCA Book Week 2018 | Interview with Gail Erskine on One More Page Podcast. Click here or on Image for link to podcast.

Book Week Bash | Interview with Gail Erskine CBCA Book Week 2018

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States of Poetry 

Dromkeen Awards for Australian children’s and young adult literature. Nominations close 3 October 2016. More details here.

Dymocks Kids’ Top 51 list for 2016. with more than 26,500 votes received from Booklovers members. Check out the top 10 hereI wonder if your favourite is there? Fifteen Australian authors made the list, up from 13 in 2015  with 9,500 more votes in 2016.

Picture books that encourage a love of music, this links to the better reading website.

Australian Children's Laureate

Current Australian Children's Laureate: 
Morris Gleitzman 2018- 2019

Leigh Hobbs | Australian Children's Laureate 2016-2017

A love and feel for place: Australian illustrated children's books – in pictures The Australian Children’s Laureate, Leigh Hobbs, takes us on a fascinating tour of the best in Australian illustration, from the heartbreaking Shaun Tan to explorations of Indigenous dreamtime and back to his very own and very yellow Mr Chicken’s crazed love affair with London

Jackie French | Australian Children's Laureate 2014-2015

There were two Inaugural Australian Children's Laureates appointed for 2012-2013, Boori M onty Pryor and Alison Lester
Boori Monty Pryor | Inaugural Australian Children's Laureate 2012-2013

Alison Lester | Inaugural Australian Children's Laureate 2012-2013