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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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  • 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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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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