Felicity Sly explores the underlying drive to ‘tell a story’ that compels and shapes the tales that emerge and get released to the world. Grab some inspiration to start the next story.
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2021 Executive elected on November 7, 2020
Your 2021 executive are:
President - Steve Martin
Vice President - Roxanne Steenbergen
Secretary - Michelle Chapman
Treasurer and Public Officer - Felicity Sly
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Steve Martin has been involved with CBCA Tasmania in recent years and has been active in his promotion of reading and literacy in the north-west of Tasmania. Steve has kindly shared some snapshots of influencing factors and drivers to lead the branch as we celebrate and promote children’s literature and reading.
Every alternate year, IBBY (International Board of Books for Young People) recognises an author and an illustrator for their lasting contribution to the world of children’s literature. Nella Pickup shares some insights on the Australian nominees for HCA 2022: Margaret Wild for writing and Tohby Riddle for illustration.
Emma Nuttall shares a powerful classroom reading experience steeped in free choice and reading for pleasure inspired by the works of Morris Gleitzman. This is an inspiring piece that demonstrates how current research on the power of student choice is being played out in a Tasmanian school.
From the blog: nspiring literacy through workshops facilitated by Tasmanian authors and illustrators
In 2019 CBCA Tasmania in partnership with the Department of Education Tasmania, received a federal grant to improve the literacy of students by participating in CBCA Book Week activities and promoting educational learning experiences. 2021 will be the third year of the grant implementation which will continue until December 2022.
Book Week 2021: August 21-27
OLD WORLDS, NEW WORLDS, OTHER WORLDS
Art work by Shaun Tan
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Visit the CBCA website to access Reading Time for children's book news and reviews.
Links to book related activities from the Kid Lit blog
Audible resources free whilst schools closed
Cloudyseas activities (Coral Tulloch facebook)