The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

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AGM Elects new Executive and Committee

Congratulations to our new CBCA Tasmania Executive and Committee members. Your new Executive is:
Leanne Rands - President
Gina Slevec - Vice President
Pennii Purton - Secretary
Felicity Sly - Treasurer and Merchandise Officer

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Membership for 2018

A reminder to finalise your 2018 personal or institution membership to support the volunteer operations of CBCA Tas branch.

Announcement of the Notable and Shortlists for the Book of the Year Awards

The 2018 Notables list has been announced. The 2018 Short List will be announced on March 27.

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Posted Sunday, 18 March 2018

From the blog: CBCA favourites from the Notables list

Tania provides her personal insights into the some of the recently announced CBCA Notables for 2018.

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Posted Sunday, 11 March 2018

From the blog: A review of The Cruel Prince

This week Pennii Purton shares her response to a recent read of Holly Black’s latest young adult addition to The Folk of the Air trilogy. Find out about The Cruel Prince in this review.

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Posted Monday, 5 March 2018

2018 Readers' Cup Southern competitions,

We are pleased to announce that details for the 2018 Readers' Cup Southern competitions, Primary and Secondary, are now available on the website. 

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Posted Saturday, 3 March 2018

Big cats: Predators under threat

This week Jennie hones in on the plight of the world's magnificent felines to identify books that will help children appreciate, respect and care about the big cat that inhabit our world.

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Posted Sunday, 25 February 2018

Readers’ Cup in Tasmania

This week Patsy Jones gives us a detailed overview of this wonderfully stimulating and creative competition as it is run in Tasmania. The approximate dates for this year’s southern competitions have been set for June, and the books chosen for each level carefully selected. The CBCA Tasmanian Branch March newsletter contains a detailed report of the 2017 inaugural Devonport Reader’s Cup.

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Events calendar

20 Jun  Readers' Cup (Primary Schools) Read more

21 Jun  Readers' Cup (Secondary Schools) Read more

Latest newsletter

The first newsletter for 2018 is now available: - March 2018.

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