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Taking note of nonfiction

By Peter Macinnis

Issue 90, Term 3 2014

Each year, in conjunction with Children's Book Week, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) presents awards for outstanding contributions to children's literature in Australia, including the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. Before the shortlist is revealed, usually in March or

Read, respond, celebrate: engaging with the CBCA short list

By Josephine Laretive

Issue 102, Term 3 2017

Each year The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) promotes and celebrates children’s books with the major event of Children’s Book Week during August. The five CBCA short list book categories offer schools an abundance of opportunities to engage with reading, responding to, and celebrating

Celebrating Children's Book Week with the CBCA

By Jane O'Connell

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

Australia’s rich history of storytelling is an important part of our culture. It helps us to make sense of who we are and how we live, and the theme for Children’s Book Week 2016 captures this history beautifully. Australia! Story Country opens up a world of opportunity to engage young readers by

The great escape

By Sarah Bakker

Issue 102, Term 3 2017

‘If you truly want to escape this reality all you have to do is open a book and your imagination.’ — Unknown This idea that reading can magically transport you somewhere else is at the heart of this year’s Children’s Book Week theme, Escape to Everywhere. With Book Week fast approaching, w

Australian Children’s Laureate 2024–25: Sally Rippin

By Interview article by the Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 129, Term 2 2024

Congratulations on your appointment as the Australian Children’s Laureate 2024–2025. Your theme as Laureate is ‘All kids can be readers’. Can you share what this theme means to you? What I’ll bring to my term as Laureate is the idea that reading isn’t something we’re all born with the capacity