2019 Calendar 

For more information about these events contact the person named  OR  a Committee Member
 

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
 

JANUARY

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Wednesday 23 January at 7:00 pm 

Book Discussion Group

Discussing: The Things that will not Stand by Michael Gerard Bauer [publisher site teachers' notes]

 

Contact: Gail Spiers -- gailspiers@iinet.net.au

   
FEBRUARY

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Monday 19-Sunday 25 February Perth Writers Week
Information
Tuesday 26 February 

 2019 Notables announce

Wednesday 27 February at 7:00 pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: I am Out with Lanterns by Emily Gale [publisher site with author links].

Contact: Gail Spiers -- gailspiers@iinet.au

 
   
MARCH

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Friday 8 March

A Night With Our Stars 2019
The 16th Annual A Night with Our Stars

6:00pm for 6.30pm at Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd St, Wembley
Meet WA authors and illustrators who had books published in 2018 
Cost: $25.00 CBCA Members $35.00 Non Members
Contact: Joanna Andrew - jojomorrie@gmail.com 
Booking: www.trybooking.com/ZTFL

Friday 8 March

Closing date for EOI Children's Book Week 2019

Tuesday 26 March 

2019 Shortlist Announce

Wednesday 27 March at 7:00pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: P is for Pearl  by Eliza Henry Jones  [publisher site teachers' notes]   


Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 

  

 

APRIL

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Wednesday 3 April

International Children's Day - IBBY Quiz Night

RSVP to Jenni at jennij@iinet.net.au  

Thursday 11 April at 6.30pm

CBCA WA Branch Annual General Meeting          Oasis Lotteries House      

Wednesday 24 April at 7:00pm

Book  Discussion Group
Discussing: CBCA Judges Anne-Marie Strother (Older Readers) and Felicia Harris (Younger Readers), will discuss the 2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Short List.

Members $5 / Non-members $15 
Bookings: trybooking.com/BBQJK

   
   
MAY

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Sunday 5 May   at 12.00pm for 12.30-2.30pm 

Judge's Talk on the 2019 Short List .

Armadale Public Library

Members $5 / Non-members $15 
Bookings: trybooking.com/BBQJK

Wednesday 22 May   at 7.00pm  Book  Discussion Group

Discussing:Lenny’s Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee [publisher site teachers' notes]  

Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 

   
   
JUNE

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Friday 7 June   Make Your Own Story Book Competition [MYOSB]
Closing date for Submissions

Information
Wednesday 26 June, 7:00 pm 

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: What I Like About Me by Jenna Guillaume [publisher site teachers' notes] 
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 

Sunday 30 June   at 11.00am for 11.30am-1.30pm 

 Judge's Talk on the 2019 Short List .

Wannerroo Public Library

Members $5 / Non-members $15 
Bookings: trybooking.com/BBQJK

   
JULY

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Wednesday 24 July
at 7:00pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: The Honeyman and the Hunter by Neil Grant  [publisher site teachers' notes]   
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 

   
AUGUST

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Friday 16 August
Book of the Year Awards Announced
Sunday 18 August  Make Your Own Story Book Awards ceremony for invited guests
Monday 19-Friday 23 August

Friday 16 August at
7:00pm for 7:30pm
Children's Book Week
Theme: Reading is My Secret Power

WA Book Week Opening and Dinner 
Wednesday 28 August at 7:00pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: Promise Me Happy by Robert Newton [publisher site teachers' notes]   
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 



 

 
   
SEPTEMBER

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Wednesday 25 September
at 7:00pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: Shauna’s Great Expectations by Kathleen Loughnan  [publisher site teachers' notes]   
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au-- 

   
OCTOBER

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Wednesday 23 October
at 7:00 pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: Rogue by A. J. Betts (Special Guest Amanda Betts)[publisher site teachers' notes]    
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au--    

   
Friday 26 Oct -
Saturday 27 Oct

Celebrate Reading Conference: The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children (Primary Focus)
Where: The Literature Centre, Fremantle
Bookings & Information
              

   
NOVEMBER

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Wednesday 27 November
at 7:00 pm

Book  Discussion Group

Discussing: TBA  
Contact: Gail Spiers --gailspiers@iinet.net.au--