Book Week

Book Week 2017- Escape to Everywhere

Book Week is the longest running children’s festival in Australia, beginning in 1945.
Book Week 2017 will run from August 18 – 26 with the theme Escape to Everywhere.


ACT Branch Book Week Events

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Book of The Year Awards Dates

Merchandise is available to purchase through the CBCA eStore.

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Book Week Resources

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Book Week 2016 – Australia! Story Country

Book Week is the longest running children’s festival in Australia, beginning in 1945.
Book Week 2016 will run from August 20 – 26 with the theme Books light up our world.
This year is the 70th anniversary of the Book of The Year Awards.

BookWeekACT Branch Book Week Events

Please remember to enter the Make Your Own Story Book Competition – Closes 26 August 2016.

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Book Week 2016 Resources

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CBCA Book of The Year Awards 2017 Judges Nominations Closed

Judges will be appointed by the CBCA National Board Awards Committee for a term of two years to one category judging panel. The appointments will be made using the criteria and guidelines set out in the Judges Nomination document and the Awards Policy  Requirements of service are also outlined in the aforementioned documents.

To nominate to be a 2017 Judge you must;

Judges will be selected from nomination forms submitted by Branches or individuals can self-nominate via awards@cbca.org.au Forms must be received by 18 December 2015 to be eligible.

Policies:  Judges Nomination    Awards Policy      Conflict of Interest Policy

Forms: Judges Nomination Form   Conflict of Interest Declaration Form

For more information about the CBCA Book of The Year Awards can be found on the CBCA website.

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Book Week 2015 – Books light up our world

Book Week Logo 2015

Book Week is the longest running children’s festival in Australia, beginning in 1945.

Book Week 2015 will run from August 22 – 28 with the theme Books light up our world. This year is the 70th anniversary of Book Week. There will be a children’s seminar and dinner with guest authors and illustrators on August 26 2015.

The previously advertised literary dinner with Libby Hathorn  will now be held on October 28 2015 in Children’s Week as Libby is unfortunately no longer unavailable on September 2 2015.

We will be holding a Book Week Highlights Competition from 21 August to 6 September 2015.

A catalogue of merchandise is available for online merchandise ordering.

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Book Week 2015 Resources

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