Dangerous sea journeys, the secret of happiness from Australian prisoners of war and the Yolŋu birds of Arnhem Land have all made the Short List of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards, announced today.
AND NOW WE'RE REALLY LAUGHING! The CBCA 13th National Conference has confirmed Professional Development (PD) accreditation. Every session on the Conference program counts towards teacher-identified professional development. Register now via the link below:
We are now accepting entries for the 2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Awards information and the entry form can be found on our website here.
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.