This week, Launceston bookseller, Andy, shares some recent favourite reads to excite both younger and older readers.
Welcome to the CBCA (Tasmanian Branch) Inc. website
2024 AGM: TBA October 2024
All positions are declared vacant at the AGM.
2024 Executive elected on October 28, 2023
Your 2023-24 executive are:
President - Steve Martin
Vice President - Roxanne Steenbergen
Secretary - vacant
Treasurer and Public Officer - Felicity Sly
We welcome enquiries. Please go to our contacts page.
Membership for 2024
Join or renew now to support the volunteer operations of CBCA Tas Branch.
Personal or institution membership forms can be accessed here.
Book of the Year Awards 2023
Book of the Year Awards 2024
READ ALOUD TO YOUR CHILD EVERY DAY
Launched October 29 2023
CBCA Tasmania Branch and Toast 4 Kids charity have co-launched an initiative to encourage parents/caregivers to read aloud to children in their care...every day. We aim for this message to go Australia-wide, with the opportunity for any organisation to add their own logo to the banner/email signature. Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like a copy of the logo.
Register NOW via the SUN Project website
Book Week 2024: August 17-23
Reading is Magic
Art work by Jess Racklyeft
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)
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The final offering to readers for 2023 is a compelling and thought-provoking post from Lyndon Riggall. Are you a BookTok user? Share a magic discovery or memorable find in the comments.
This week Loretta shares some delightful stories for young readers that explore Christmas themes from an Australian perspective.
A timely post as the end of the school year draws close that highlights the varied and engaging experiences that school libraries and rich library programs afford our children. Input from students is an important component of these inspirational ideas shared by Anna Davidson, a teacher librarian at Hutchins School.
This week, Tasmanian author, Claire van Ryn shares the joy and freedom she has found in writing fiction and the open invitation the form offers to play with ideas and language.