Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website

2023 AGM

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.

2023 MERCHANDISE

Merchandise for the 2023 Book of the Year Awards, featuring the artwork of Matt Ottley is now available.

There are some Christmas Gift ideas available for purchase now.

Merch 2023

 

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

Winners 2022

Shortlist 2022

Notables 2022

Latest news (please scroll)

From the blog: New on the Shelf this Christmas

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.

Read more

From the blog: Lions Behaving Badly

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.

Read more

From the blog: How to make friends

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.

Read more

Read more news

Events calendar

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 Announcement

see EVENTS page 

Newsletter

September 2022

Book Week 2022

August 2022

July 2022

June 2022

Newsletter Archive

Join the conversation

Online Resources

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)