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The Children’s Book Council of Australia 2016 Short List

I've not been at an announcement of The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) shortlist since I was national VP quite some years ago now. The excitement in the room is palpable and to be...

ABC Radio Bookworms: CBCA Book of the Year Awards

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awards are the most highly regarded children’s/YA lit awards within the industry and in the wider community. This evening on 612ABC Brisbane, I will be chatting with David Curnow about...
The story behind A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee

The story behind the book: Karen Foxlee’s ‘A Most Magical Girl’

*Please see the end of this article for a special message Karen Foxlee's 'A Most Magical Girl' is having a well-deserved most magical run in 2017. Not only has A Most Magical Girl won the...

2017 CBCA Children’s Book Week: Escape to Everywhere

As schools start back, the excitement begins to build for Book Week (if you're already thinking about costume ideas you'll find lots here! Here, Trisha Buckley introduces us to the theme for 2017 CBCA...