More Books to Light Up Our World
Book Week is amongst us and there are schools around Australia enthralled with the Children’s Book Council of Australia awards books. Last Friday while we were congratulating the winners, some Australian authors, illustrators and publishers were planning their book for the next year’s awards. After attending Jane Parsons’ presentation and writing the article, ‘Judging the Judges’ […]
Books Light Up Our World – Picture Book Reviews and Activities
Our literary professionals are awe-inspiring. Their ability to write, illustrate and market these books to foster a love of reading and learning throughout the nation, and the world, is remarkable. The potential they have in capturing young people’s hearts and minds is nothing short of extraordinary. Having some of these wonderful books celebrated and acknowledged […]
CBCA Judging the Judges.
Book Week is hosted annually by the Children’s Book Council of Australia and this year marks the 70th anniversary celebration in honour of the inspirational work of Australian authors and illustrators. By promoting books we, as parents, educators, writers, children’s literacy advocates, are encouraging children to read and inherit a love of books, and a […]
I attended a presentation at my local library by Children’s Book Council of Australia judge, Jane Parsons. I went with the intention of writing about the presentation. I had pen and notepad ready, however what I didn’t have was a focus. I could write about the shortlisted books, the process, the awards, the statistics, […]