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 2017

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 BOTYA winners have been announced! Find the 2017 winners here.

Latest news (please scroll)

Posted Sunday, 21 January 2018

My Reading Year in Review

Maureen sums up her 10 favourite reads from 2017, with a 'note to self' that she plans to read more books for younger readers during this year.

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Posted Saturday, 16 December 2017

From the blog: Christmas magic through digital storytelling

Our final post for 2017 brings together a selection of the editor's favourite Christmas messages delivered via stories and commercials. Sit back, watch and enjoy. Merry Christmas! Add a comment to add another.

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Posted Saturday, 9 December 2017

From the blog: Still doing the writing?

This week to Sally Odgers is our guest author. A Tasmanian writer whose books have been an integral part of many Tasmanian households. Sally shares her passions, quirky humour and long-time passion with all things bookish.

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Posted Saturday, 2 December 2017

Fronm the blog: Water – an artistic challenge

Join Lois Bury, Bruny Island resident and artist, as she shares some of the challenges and techniques applied when illustrating the soon to be published Quentin the Quoll on Bruny Island.

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Posted Saturday, 25 November 2017

From the blog: Jumping back on to the Write Road.

This week Johanna Baker-Dowdell focuses on a creative writing endeavour with primary students undertaken with with the expertise of Tasmanian author, Lian Tanner.

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Check out our August issue for local branch activities, photos and reports, and more.  Our March issue is also full of interesting material.

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