The Children’s Book Council of Australia – Tasmanian Branch

Book Week 2019: Reading is my Secret Power

Book of the Year Awards 2019

August 17-23

Reading is my Secret Power

73rd Anniversary of the Awards

Announcements 2019

Notables: Feb 26, 2019 7 pm

Short List: March 26, 2019 Noon

Winner and Honour Books: August 16, 2019 Noon



Book Week

Varied and wonderful merchandise will become available, 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!  

Institutional Members receive a 15% discount on Book Week items ordered via the CBCA Tasmania Merchandise Form. Personal and Concessions members still receive a 10% discount.

Tasmanian Book Judges for 2019


Tasmanian Book Judges for 2018

Our Tasmanian book judges for the 2017/2018 awards were Helen Rothwell for the Eve Pownall Award for Information books, and Karen Macpherson for the Picture Book category.