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Children's Book Week 2020
Celebrate Children's Book Week 2020 with us!

Each year since 1945 the CBCA has brought children and books together across Australia through CBCA Book Week. During this time schools and public libraries spend one glorious week celebrating books and Australian children's authors and illustrators. In 2020, CBCA Book Week will be held in mid October with the theme ‘Curious Creatures, Wild Minds’.

Colouring Posters

Using Gwyn Perkins' quirky and colourful 2020 CBCA Book Week theme artwork, CBCA created a free colouring poster to download, print and colour. You'll notice that there are a few of Gwyn's 'Curious Creatures' missing from the poster. This is to allow children to add their own.

Draw Your Own Curious Creature
Draw Your Own Curious Creature

Gwyn Perkins shares his tips for drawing wild and curious creatures.

Draw Your Own Curious Creature Activity

Download PDF (659.3 KB)

DIY Bookmarks

Gwyn Perkins has created this fun interactive bookmark activity. Simply print the following sheets (we recommend printing on a slightly heavier stock than regular printer paper) and follow the instructions to create four quirky bookmarks.

The 2020 CBCA Awards Shortlist

The shortlist is a treasure trove of some of the best Australian children's books published over the past year. Over the coming weeks we will highlight these great stories and provide you with a feast of resources for each of the CBCA Shortlisted titles, so you'll be able to dig deeper!

Our Book Reviews

Read book reviews written by students from Albury North Public School and librarians from both the Albury LibraryMuseum and Lavington Library.

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