CBCA Book Week 2019

Thank you to all those schools, libraries, early childhood centres, publishers and booksellers who celebrated CBCA Book Week 2019 with such enthusiasm and creativity! We loved seeing your spectacular displays, author visits, activities and book character parades and hope you had fun with the theme Reading is My Secret Power.

Here is a little 'round-up' of images from 2019 CBCA Book Week celebrations around the country. 

Library display at Wanniassa School, ACT

Australian children's picture book creator Bob Graham with his 2019 CBCA Book Week artwork

Prep artworks inspired by Stephen Michael King's 'Rainbow Bear' and led by a pre service teacher on placement

Amazing 'Cicada' costume by children's book illustrator and designer Max Hamilton in Sydney

Critters based on John Canty's 'Heads and Tails: Insects' made by students at Hillcrest Primary School, SA

101 reasons to celebrate CBCA Book Week at Eumundi State School, QLD

Hermione and Mary Poppins all ready for the parade

A 'Rainbow Bear' inspired library display at a Melbourne primary school 

Plunkett Street Public School students dressed up for a visit to the State Library of NSW

Artwork by Year 2 and 3 students at a NSW school inspired by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler's 'Black Cockatoo'

Year 1 Book Week activity based on John Canty's 'Heads and Tails: Insects'

A special Book Week storytime at Penrith Montessori Academy, NSW

Book Week window art by Amber Moffat at A.H. Bracks library in Perth, WA

Some stinkbugs in the Jewells Primary School library, NSW

Library display at Auburn North Public School, NSW

Art activity based on Jane Reiseger's 'Red House, Blue House, Green House, Tree House!'

Book Week chalk art at Collins Booksellers Moonee Ponds, VIC

A Book Week display at Glengarry Primary School in Perth, WA highlighting authors' secret powers