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March 2015

And the winner could be…

March 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close
Deakin, ACT Australia
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Hear our panel talk about their nominated Shortlist from the books entered into the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. This is a prediction and a pre short list announcement talk. The potential winners are selected by our member presenters (after viewing as many of the books as possible) from the entries into The Book of The Year Awards. Light Supper included. Teachers may choose this event as one of their Teacher Identified PL. This event was previously known as…

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April 2015

Short List & Notables Announcement Dinner

April 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for dinner to celebrate Australian Children’s Literature. Guest Speaker: Richard Yaxley – 2014 Canberra May Gibbs Fellow Location of the event is to be confirmed.

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May 2015

Celebrate Story Creators Night

May 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close
Deakin, ACT Australia
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Canberra Creators share their work. Interstate guest author is Pam Harvey, side effects May Gibbs Fellow. Teachers may choose this event as one of their Teacher Identified PL.

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June 2015

Judges Talk

June 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close
Deakin, ACT Australia
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Michele Huet the ACT fiction judge, information pills will speak about the books from the CBCA Book of The Year Awards shortlist. Michele has many years experience in children’s literature. Teachers may choose this event as one of their Teacher Identified PL.

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August 2015

Author and Illustrator School Visits

August 24, 2015 - September 4, 2015

Cancelled for 2015 due to the vacant coordinator position.

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Children’s Seminar

August 26, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Champan Primary School Library, Streeton Drive
Champman, ACT 2611 Australia
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The Children’s Book Council of Australia, price ACT Branch, aims to bring children and quality children’s books together. We invite children to attend an afternoon where Australian authors and illustrators will speak and answer questions. The children are encouraged to bring with them any copies of books by the speakers, to have signed or to use as reference for discussion. Afternoon tea will be provided and the children who attend will be presented with a certificate. The event will be…

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May 2017

Celebrate Story Creators Night

May 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Canberra Girls Grammar School, Grey Street
Deakin, ACT 2600 Australia
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$15

Celebrate Story Creators Night Listen as a panel of awarded Story Creators from Canberra, share their insight into the creative processes behind their works - both published and 'in the pipeline'.   Creators & Speakers: Emma Allen, Merrilee Chignell, Tony Flowers, Tracey Hawkins, Anthony Hill, Gina Newton, Stephanie Owen Reeder, Robyn Siers, Carlie Walker and Cate Whittle   COST: $15 members, $25 non-members (Light Supper included) RSVP: Monday 15 May 2017                Event Code: CSCN17   Harry Hartog…

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