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 was announced on March 27.  See more on the national website.

Latest news (please scroll)

Posted Sunday, 17 June 2018

From the blog: Refugee Week 17-23 June

Janet Grecian lists some ‘must have’ new titles to support Refugee Week. If you have other special recommendations to share with others, please respond to this blog post...

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Posted Monday, 11 June 2018

From the blog: Rain, rain, rain

Maureen’s post covers a wide range of books about rain, from the youngest to the independently reading, covering a range of cultures and genres from non-fiction through story to song.

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Posted Sunday, 3 June 2018

From the blog: Hickory dickory dash… It was read with great panache!

Following up their post of 2 weeks ago Sharon and Katie report on the actual event spanning all grades of their school with great panache… 

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Posted Tuesday, 29 May 2018

From the blog: National Simultaneous Storytime at Don College #NSS2018

Don College (Years 11 & 12) students studying for their Certificate II in Community Services (Focus on Children’s Services) used National Simultaneous Storytime as a focus for their playgroup, under the guidance of their teacher Renee Chettle.

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Posted Sunday, 20 May 2018

From the blog: Three things I’ve learned about writing interactive fiction

Emily’s detailed description of the process of the writing and the wonderful experiences she had with all who advised, supported and instructed her shows a depth of feeling and intention to deliver a meaningful reading experience that is exemplary.

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

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