Ideas and Activities for Book Week

Children's Book Week 2018: Find your Treasure

How to Organise Children's Book Week in your School or Public Library

Have Fun with Go for 2&5 during Children's Book Week

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  • Children's Book Council of Australia National site - Book Week merchandise, Junior Judges Project and links to all Branch websites. 
  • Treasure Hunt an educational musical, aimed at primary school students, performed directly in schools, based on the 2018 Book Week theme, Find your Treasure, and incorporating a selection of the shortlisted books. Information and bookings on Perform Musicals website.
  • Children's Book Week 2018. Tristan Bancks (author) said that the theme has sparked lots of ideas for him, also captured why he read?
  • The Book Chook: Activities for Children's Book Week 2018. Susan Stephenson is a writer, editor, teacher and reviewer. Her Blog contains lots of interesting curriculum-based activities to support Book Week.
  • Book Week 2018: Activity Ideas.  Madison's Library provides ideas for Book Week
  • Book Week 2018  Site of Ipswich District Teacher Librarian Network, Education Queensland. It contains activities and resources to support their print publication.
  • 2018 CBCA Bookweek on Pinterest. Katie J Gerber has provided activities, ideas, displays to help celebrate quality Australian literature
  • Publisher's sites provide teaching notes for many of the books. Google title + teacher's notes.


    • Books light up our world.  Book Week publication produced by Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network.  Order form available   here.


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