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  • Entries Open for the 2021 Book of the Year Awards
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    Entries for the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards are open and will remain open, despite the current very difficult circumstances.

    There is no deadline for books published prior to June 30. The …

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  • Announcing the 2020 CBCA Notables!

    A record number of entries has again confirmed the strength of children’s books in Australia as the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) announces its Book of the Year Awards Notables List. …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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