Watch the 2020 CBCA Shortlist presentation on our YouTube channel
Good news! CBCA Book Week 2020 will now be held in October on the following dates: OCTOBER 17-23 2020
Entries for the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards are open and will remain open, despite the current very difficult circumstances.
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.