The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website

Book of the Year Awards

Well it's that time of the year when we are focusing on the Book of the Year Awards. Please visit our Events, Awards and Book Week tabs for more information about the Short List of books and the Judge talk webinars.

Reading Time Online

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

Southern Tasmanian Schools Competition - Readers' Cup

The annual southern Readers' Cup competition registration is open for primary and secondary schools to enter their school team. Details are in the guidelines and on our events page. Please support this event. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to work in a team and compete against other schools in their knowledge of books.

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, 25 July 2016

From the blog: The Hidden Stories Forums

Jenni Connor reports on the forthcoming The Hidden Stories Forums - a significant cultural event that supports and celebrates Indigenous Literacy Day in Tasmania.

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Posted Sunday, 17 July 2016

From the blog: My Favourite Childhood Books

Do your recall a favourite book from childhood that has stayed with you over the years? Take a trip down memory lane with Johanna Baker-Dowdell as she recalls some familiar and special stories.

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Posted Monday, 11 July 2016

From the blog: Real guys living real lives

Two engaging new YA novels 

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Posted Monday, 4 July 2016

From the blog: All Creatures Great and Small

This week Karen looks at how animal stories can influence you in your adult life.

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Posted Tuesday, 28 June 2016

From the blog: Taking the Creative Route

Read about this innovative and collaborative creative writing program running across several Launceston schools. A wonderful opportunity for students to explore and develop their creative talents whilst providing support and feedback to each other.

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Events calendar

19 Aug  Book of the Year - Awards announced

Latest newsletter

Our April 2016 issue is full of interesting material.

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