The Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards

The best of Australian children's authors and illustrators shortlisted for the prestigious Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards.

For this special 70th Anniversary year, over 400 Australian authors submitted their books to be judged for this year's awards.

Barb Sampson spoke on ABC Radio about the importance of the Children's Book Council of Australia's work in helping schools, booksellers and libraries around Australia choose to inspire young readers.

You can listen to Barb talk about the awards and some of the books that have been shortlisted through the Soundcloud link below.

Visit our Member's page for details of the shortlist, and links to teaching notes, videos and links that support Book Week celebrations.

You might like to book in for our Picture This Art Ideas event. The simple and effective ideas that support every book will bring life to your Book Week celebrations.


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