This week’s blog presents a wonderful array of books about ‘fitting in’ that are sure to tantalise readers of all ages. Thank you, Maureen for this great selection of title exploring those awkward and difficult momenta and events that life throws at all of us.
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CBCA Tasmania Annual General Meeting
Saturday, November 7
Hadley's Orient Hotel, Murray Street, Hobart: RSVP Monday, Nov 2
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2020 Executive elected on November 2, 2019
Your 2020 executive are:
President - Leanne Rands
Vice President - Victoria Ryle
Secretary - Steve Martin
Treasurer - Felicity Sly
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This week, Emma Nuttal draws on personal and professional experience and the family’s reading preferences to consider the differences between print and digital reading. What do you think?
An ongoing project to involve children in creative writing and self-publication now has a place for others to share and read these ‘stories in the impressive Kids’ Own Cubby at the Hobart Library. Find out more about Victoria Ryle’s work with children and how this is informing a doctoral study.
Fiona Levings reflects on the inspiration and historical perspectives inspired by her own home and captured so evocatively in her recent picture book, Now and Then. A fascinating examination of the history of a home, set in Margate, Tasmania.
The weekly grocery shop provides access to books – this week Lyndon Riggall considers the merits of a recent commercial promotion.
CBCA Book of the Year Awards Southern Event: Friday October 23 2020
Connecting Readers, Writers and Stories in the Digital Age
Afternoon Tea with Guest Presenter Christina Booth
Rosny Library (48 Bligh St, Rosny)
5:15 for 5:30 start
Register via Eventbrite
Book Week 2020: October 17–23
CURIOUS CREATURES, WILD MINDS
Art work by Gwyn Perkins
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Links to book related activities from the Kid Lit blog
Audible resources free whilst schools closed
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