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  • Announcing the CBCA Book of the Year Notable Books!

    The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) today released the list of Notable Books (also known as the Long List) for the 2018 CBCA Book of the Year Awards.

    The CBCA Awards were first presented …

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  • Join us LIVE in Brisbane for the 2018 Short List announcement!

    The Children's Book Council of Australia presents a star-studded announcement event:

    Meet Queensland’s Treasures - local authors and illustrators who’ve featured on CBCA Book of the Year Award short …

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  • Announcing our 2019 judges

    We are pleased to announce the Judges for the 2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards. Every year we receive more than 400 entries and our volunteer judges carefully consider each and every book. This is a …

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  • Key dates for 2018

    Welcome to a brand new year of discovering the very best Australian children’s literature. More amazing characters, more stunning illustrations, and (hopefully) more time to settle in with a …

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  • Give the gift of literature

    Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Here are three ideas for giving the gift of literature this Christmas:

    Books are always the perfect gift

    Books can be enjoyed again and again and make lasting …

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