The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website

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 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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Posted Monday, 19 September 2016

Karen Macpherson asks If we all have the stories inside – what happens to them for those of us who never let them out?

There’s an old saying that everyone has a book inside them just waiting to come out. If that is true, then the literature we encounter as a child must surely be deeply influential in the way we come to see ourselves as ‘authors’.

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Posted Monday, 5 September 2016

Mr Huff - a treasure for all ages

Jessica Marston talks about Ann Walkers' award winning book Mr Huff, and what a revelation it has been for the young students at her school.

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Posted Sunday, 28 August 2016

Children's Book Week 2016

In this week's blog, Maureen reflects on Children's Book Week 2016 and asks us to remember past years' celebrations!

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Posted Saturday, 20 August 2016

Children and Science

Penny visits the Festival of Bright Ideas 2016 in Hobart and wonders about children's books and science.

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Events calendar

22 Oct  Branch Special General Meeting Read more

26 Nov  Branch Annual General Meeting

Latest newsletter

Our August issue is full of interesting material.

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