Book Week 2010

21 - 27 August

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Each year, many schools and public libraries from all over Australia spend a week celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers, teacher librarians and public librarians develop activities, offer competitions and tell stories relating to a theme to highlight the importance of reading.
  • The CBCA Book of the Year Awards, are awarded to the winner and honour book/s in each category
  • CBCA Children’s Book Week - the longest running children’s festival in Australia (since 1945)
Website http://cbca.org.au/
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Click on the picture to go to 'The Learning Place'
Links to information, files, pictures and videos about the theme.
Links to information and activities for the CBCA shortlisted Early Childhood category.
Links to information and activities for the CBCA shortlisted Picture Book of the Year category.
Links to information and activities for the CBCA shortlisted Young Readers category.
Find out about Justin and his books. Visit the Extreme Adventures site for some fun.
Brainstorming Book Week ideas.
Use Voice Thread to listen to what people think of the shortlisted books.
Show off your pictures in a fun way.
Book Week activities for use on the Smartboard. (You need to have Smart Notebook software to use these)
Check it out!