News

  • Vale Steph Bowe

    We were deeply saddened to learn of Australian YA author Steph Bowe's death at age 25 due to complications from an aggressive form of leukemia. Bowe published her debut novel Girl Saves Boy in 2010 …

    Read more...


  • Books for Bushfires national appeal

    Please support this CBCA national appeal by donating money to buy books for children and young adults affected by the bushfire crisis. As Australia, her communities, people, flora and fauna, faces …

    Read more...


  • Special Campaign: Remembering Christobel Mattingley AM

    In recognition of Christobel Mattingley's contribution to children's literature, the CBCA aims to raise $5000 so that her name can be listed as a Major Donor, in memoriam, to the CBCA Awards …

    Read more...


  • 2020 CBCA Book Week Theme Announced!

    We are excited to announce the theme for CBCA Book Week 2020!

    CURIOUS CREATURES, WILD MINDS

    Gwyn Perkins, winner of the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year for A Walk in the Bush is currently …

    Read more...


  • 2019 Nan Chauncy Award - James Moloney

    The recipient of the 2019 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Nan Chauncy Award for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature is James Moloney.

    A multi award-winning …

    Read more...