The wait is finally over!
Do you remember dressing up as a favourite character for Book Week parades in Primary School? How about curling up at bedtime with a book and being transported to a world of fantastical creatures or larger-than-life characters? Remember those precious moments spent sharing the joy of a beautiful picture book with your children or grandchildren?
In a CBCA first the official Judges' Presentation on the 2017 Book of the Year Awards Short List is available to Members via an online platform.
Established in 1945, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.
The CBCA presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature.
In 2015, the CBCA celebrated 70 years of enjoying and promoting the best of Australian literature for children and young people.