• 2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Gritty, contemporary themes are tackled by many books in the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2019 Book of the Year Awards, announced today, challenging their readers to contemplate a range of important social issues.


  • Q&A with Bob Graham

    Bob Graham is the award-winning Australian picture book creator responsible for the beautiful artwork featured on our 2019 CBCA Book Week theme poster and merchandise range.


Established in 1945, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

The CBCA presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature.

In 2015, the CBCA celebrated 70 years of enjoying and promoting the best of Australian literature for children and young people.