Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website
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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.
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.
Membership for 2023
New forms are now available on the Membership page, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (while funds last). 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)
From the blog: Middle Grade Books
Finding books to engage keen middle school readers can be a challenge. Nella Pickup provides some tempting titles that challenge young independent readers.
From the blog: A Story Shared
Having just had a birthday and received a book (or two ;-) as part of the celebration, I can relate to Emma’s post this week. The choosing of the book gift says as much about the giver as it does about the recipient - serendipity in action!
From the blog: Tasmania Reads Week
Mark your calendar for a week of reading as part of the Tasmania Reads Week campaign. Sue McKerracher, Executive Director of Libraries Tasmania, our guest blogger, introduces the event and provides tips to help you immerse yourself in books.
From the blog: Mother and daughter team up for children’s picture book
Jo Siggins is a professional investigator and author of children’s book Undercover Coco the Pine, the Crime and the Mystery Footprint. In this week’s post, Jo reveals the inspiration for her children’s book and shares her experience working with the illustrator (and her mother) Kaz Hutchison.
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)