Book Week!

Book Week Monday 19 October to Thursday 22 October 2020


Below are some of the books listed in the 2020 Book of the Year short List

To access the full list please see the attached:






The Children’s Book Council of Australia announces 








Readers [Ages 13-18 years] Ages 13-






Book of the Year: 


Younger Readers Ages 7-12 years:



Picture Book of the Year: Entries in this category should be outstanding books of the Picture Book genre in which the author and illustrator achieve artistic and literary unity or, in wordless picture books, where the story, theme or concept is unified through illustrations. Ages 0-18 years (NB. Some of these books may be for mature readers).


Eve Pownall Award:  Entries in this category should be books which have the prime intention of documenting factual material with consideration given to imaginative presentation, interpretation and variation of style. Ages 0-18 years.



CBCA Award for New Illustrator:

This Award aims to recognise and 

encourage new talent in the field of 

Australian children's book illustration. 

Ages 0-18 years. Illustrator Title Publisher


CBCA Book Week 19-22 Oct 2020 Theme: Curious Creatures, Wild Minds


Please note: Titles highlighted in yellow are on GSSC Wheelers ebook platform & most of the Older & Younger reader titles are available to borrow from the campus libraries when we are back onsite


The CBCA Awards Foundation

Proudly Funding Prizes for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards