Did you know:“The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to connect the community with literature for young Australians.
Last year it celebrated 70 years of presenting and promoting the best of Australian literature for the reading enjoyment of Australia’s children and young people.
These awards are now the most influential and highly respected in Australia.
LAST YEAR the total number of entries for the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year was 434. This includes 386 fiction entries and 48 non-fiction.”
The IMPORTANT DATES for 2016:
CBCA Book of the Year Notables were announced on April 18.
The Short List was announced on Friday May 20.
Have you ever wondered:
Here are Ten Interesting Facts
Q: Which book from last year’s shortlist was your favourite?