The CBCA will announce the 2010 list of Notable Books and the Short List for the 2010 Children’s Book of the
Year Awards in Brisbane on March 30. In NSW, they invite all children’s literature lovers to mingle with authors, illustrators, publishers and booksellers to enjoy a day of Professional Development. Join me, and a host of other members of the community as we:
Anticipate! the Short List with our five panelists’ personal choices;
Appreciate! the wonderful array of Australian children’s literature;
Applaud! the authors and illustrators whose books have been chosen for the 2010 Notable Booklist and the Short List.
Keynote Speaker—Dr Kerry White
(Bibliographer, Writer and Reviewer)
A panel of experts from the world of children’s literature will nominate their own Short Lists of children’s books published in 2009. They are:
Early Childhood Dr Sharyn Jameson (Senior Lecturer in English & Literacy, ACU)
Younger Readers Rachel Robson (Children’s Books Expert)
Older Readers William Kostakis (Award-winning author)
Picture Book Dr Robin Morrow (author, publisher, President of IBBY Australia)
Eve Pownall Chris Cheng (author, 2009 Lady Cutler Award recipient)
Where? Sydney Room, The Menzies Hotel, George Street, Sydney
When? Tuesday 30th March 2010, 8:30am—3.30pm
For more information, visit http://cbca.nsw.org.au or phone (02) 9818 3858.