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:
President - Leanne Rands
Vice President -
Secretary - Pennii Purton
Treasurer and Merchandise Officer - Felicity Sly

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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.

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Posted Sunday, 15 July 2018

From the blog: Lift the flap and discover a magical staircase

Join Jennie as she shares some literary snippets from her recent travels with some wonderful book and bookshop experiences at La Alhambra in Granada and the Livrario Lello in Porto.


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Posted Sunday, 8 July 2018

From the blog: Non Stereotypical Children’s Literature

This week Felicity delves into literature that explores differences, from behavioural and physical, to more topical issues around gender identity. There is certainly a book to fit every reader.

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Posted Saturday, 30 June 2018

From the blog: Schoolwide Daily Reading

An exemplary model of practice in the essential teaching of and exposure to reading in both primary and secondary school, and sources of inspiration in keeping reading ever fresh and new…

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Posted Sunday, 24 June 2018

From the blog: Humour and the Modern Teenager

This week Leanne Rands looks at the lighter side of Young Adult fiction, in 'Humour and the Modern Teenager' from three different perspectives …

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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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Events calendar

Book Week 2018

Readers Cup 2018

Latest newsletter

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

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