The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

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Book of the Year Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of this year's awards for: Cloudwish, Soon, Mr Huff, Flight and Lennie the Legend. The list can be found at the CBCA Australia website.

Reading Time Online

Visit the wonderful CBCA website 'Reading Time' for children's book news and reviews.

Membership for 2016

A reminder to please finalise your personal or institution membership to support the volunteer-run CBCA Tas branch.

Latest news (please scroll)

Posted Monday, 24 October 2016

From the blog: A Long-Abandoned Park

Many of us would recall the significant contribution Ruth Park made to children's literature in the past. This week Lyndon shares this delight in his first reading of a Park novel - The Harp in the South. He also challenges us to share other important contributors to the genre from last century to build his list of 'must reads'. Let's educate him!

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Posted Sunday, 16 October 2016

From the blog: Getting young people reading

It is always affirming to hear of authors who go the extra distance to work with young people to get them hooked on books. Read Maureen Mann's post on the work of Robert Muchamore in the UK inspiring young offenders to read.

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Posted Sunday, 9 October 2016

Tasmanian school and college librarians - a partial Honour Roll

Glenn Pullen c 1972

Glenn Pullen reminiscences about the early days of teacher librarians in Tasmanian schools.

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Posted Sunday, 2 October 2016

The Wonder of Reading

School holidays provide Johanna's sons an opportunity to rediscover favourite books to read. 

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Posted Sunday, 25 September 2016

Using picture books to inspire children to write.

This week from the blog: Helen Rothwell talks about how books are for more than just reading.

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Events calendar

26 Nov  Branch Annual General Meeting

Latest newsletter

Our August issue is full of interesting material.

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