Many thanks to Bronwyn from the Hobart Bookshop for this tantalising and far reaching list of new titles to engage young readers. It is great to see what is hot off the press to guide Christmas choices and reading diets over the Summer.
Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website
Date and Venue to be advised.
2022 Executive elected on October 29, 2022
Your 2022-23 executive are:
President - Steve Martin
Vice President - Roxanne Steenbergen
Secretary - Loretta Brazendale
Treasurer and Public Officer - Felicity Sly
We welcome enquiries. Please go to our contacts page.
There are some Christmas Gift ideas available for purchase now.
Membership for 2023
New forms and information will be released shortly.
Join or renew now to support the volunteer operations of CBCA Tas Branch.
CBCATas have been given permission to finalise the Federal Government Grant to support Book Week Activities in 2023. Institutional Members will be able to select one of the benefits offered (TBA and while funds last). Further details will be advised by the commencement of Term 1 2023. See our Membership and Creators pages for further information.
Personal or institution membership forms can be accessed here.
Book of the Year Awards 2022
Latest news (please scroll)
Christina Booth provides some important cues to help us all navigate a changing world with good stories providing a compass to guide us. Christina also shares a current collaboration to be published in 2023 – look out for Mother Earth and enjoy this special advanced ‘cover reveal’.
Did you hear about the family of lions that went on a walkabout at Taronga Zoo this week? Felicity did. And this has provided the inspiration for this week’s post.
Cat Rabbit is a creative textile artist who has drawn on her plush toy creations to write and illustrate picture books for young children. Read on to discover the fine craft work and detailed planning that resulted in the most recent publication about a bear who struggled to make friends.
A keen and dedicated fan of Book Week and the magic of dressing up, Loretta Brazendale is back as a wonderful Book Week Fairy with a costume that celebrates multiple books and with a puggish companion to accompany her.
Book of the Year and Shadow Judging Winners 2022
Shadow Judging returns for 2023
More information will become available via the SUN Project website
Book Week 2023: August 19-25
Read, Grow, Inspire
Art work by Matt Ottley
see EVENTS page
Join the conversation
Visit the CBCA website to access Reading Time for children's book news and reviews.
Links to book related activities from the Kid Lit blog
Audible resources free whilst schools closed
Cloudyseas activities (Coral Tulloch facebook)