The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

Book Week 2017

2017 is the 71st Anniversary of the Book of the Year Awards

This year Book Week ran from Saturday 19th August to Friday 25th August. The theme this year was Escape to Everywhere.

In 2018, Book Week will run from 17 - 24 August with the theme Find Your Treasure.


Book Week

Varied and wonderful merchandise is available now on the Merchandise page, and will be a great addition to your displays. This material will stir the imaginations of young people, so choose posters for your library or classroom wall, bookmarks for your children or students to use and badges for everyone to wear!  

Exciting news for 2017 Institutional Members -you receive a 15% discount on Book Week items ordered through CBCA Tasmania using the Merchandise Form. Personal and Concessions members still receive a 10% discount.

Our Tasmanian Book Judges for 2017 and 2018!

Our Tasmanian book judges for the 2017/2018 awards are Helen Rothwell for the Eve Pownall Award for Information books, and Karen Macpherson for the Picture Book category.  Helen and Karen gave talks in both Hobart and Launceston in June.