The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

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Book of the Year

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. We look forward to seeing you at our Judge's Talk in the south in June.

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 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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Posted Sunday, 19 June 2016

From the blog: Ranging Far and Wide

Inspired by her current geographic location, Maureen Mann connects with the Queen’s birthday celebrations and what's on display in the English bookshop.

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Posted Sunday, 12 June 2016

From the blog: Laura Ingalls Wilder and her Tales of Childhood

Join Patsy Jones on the Dakota prairie as she revisits the recently republished Laura Ingalls Wilder books. Do they stand up to the test of time? It would seem that they do and are engaging another generation of young readers in historical adventures of grit and survival.

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Posted Monday, 6 June 2016

From the blog: Rollicking Regency Fun

Join Nella this week as she laughs her way through some Regency romps - historical fiction with a twist!

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Posted Monday, 30 May 2016

I am not a fan of books…

Karen MacPherson presents three essential ingredients to switch children onto literature – a great recipe for success. Try it out at home and school.

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Events calendar

25 Jul  BOTY Judge Talk Webinar

19 Aug  Book of the Year - Awards announced

Latest newsletter

Our February 2016 issue is full of interesting material.

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