The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

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Monday, 7 August 2017

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Conferences provide participants with varied and engaging experiences. Join Chris as she shares some of the literature related presentations that she experienced at the recent Australian School Library Association Conference.

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Saturday, 29 July 2017

From the blog: 2017 Southern Reader's Cup

Steve Martin, Mayor of Devonport, reports on his experience as a judge in the recent Reader’s Cup competition held in Hobart.

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

From the blog: Little Free Libraries

This week we find out about little free libraries that are springing up in the most interesting of places - including Devonport.

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Saturday, 15 July 2017

From the blog: North American Influences

Join Maureen as she reports on a range of reading material explored whilst located in Canada. This is a great opportunity to broaden reading choices and expand horizons.

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Saturday, 8 July 2017

Things that make you go hmmmmm

This week readers are challenged to consider gender bias in children’s literature with some useful starting points to assess you own bookshelves, and buying habits – is there a gap in your library?

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Saturday, 1 July 2017

From the blog: Being published in the USA

Join Tasmanian author, Verity Croker, as she outlines the processes undertaken in bringing her latest novel, May Day Mine, to print, working with a publisher on the other side of the globe.

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Saturday, 24 June 2017

From the blog: A literary desert? Ecology meets creativity at the NT Writers' Festival, Alice Springs

Tasmanian writer, Nicole Gill, provides a snapshot of significant moments during her recent participation in a writers’ festival based in Alice Springs where the allure of the outback is evocatively captured. Certainly some desert inspiration is evident!

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Sunday, 18 June 2017

From the blog: Lian Tanner: What writers need

Johanna Baker-Dowdell reports on a writing session conducted by Tasmanian author Lian Tanner as she provided important advice on writing to a spellbound audience of primary students.

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Monday, 12 June 2017

From the blog: Steampunk

Are you a steampunk fan? If not, then this week's post is a great introduction to the genre. Leanne Rands introduces this fascinating, challenging and engaging genre by looking at a classic series: The Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld.

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Saturday, 3 June 2017

From the blog: Getting graphic

Join Tasmanian author, Christina Booth, as she opens a window into her creative world and tells a tale of a story written and a story in the making.

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