The Children's Book Council of Australia South Australian Branch
The Children's Book Council (SA Branch) is a branch of The Children's Book Council of Australia - an independent, not for profit, volunteer organization established in 1945 to promote children's literature to children, young adults (to the age of 18), parents, individuals and professionals connected with education and literature for young people.
The aim of the Children's Book Council, SA Branch is to engage the South Australian community with literature for young Australians.
At branch level we:- - organise activities to provide resources and information to adults involved with children - stimulate wide interest and discussion of children's literature - encourage South Australian authors and illustrators of children's and young adult books - disseminate information about children's books, authors and illustrators - support quality children's and school library services - support the appointment of judges to the CBCA Book of the Year Awards panel - organise special functions and activities such as Champion Pics competition, Book Week dinner, And the Winner is.
Welcome to The Children’s Book Council of Australia (South Australian Branch) website.
We are an independent, not for profit organization which aims to promote children’s literature to young South Australians, parents, individuals and professionals connected with education and literature for young people.
We support South Australian authors, illustrators and publishers, and those who provide children’s literature services in schools and the community.
We invite and encourage membership from the South Australian children’s literature community - individuals, organizations, and educators.
Please delve into our website, provide feedback on how it can be improved, and connect with us through our Facebook page or on Twitter and by joining as a member.
President: vacant Vice President: Julie Wells Treasurer: Anna Angelakis Membership Secretary: Judy Miller Minutes Secretary: Nola Uzzell Committee
Val van Putten
Board Representative: Linda Guthrie BOYA Judge: Katharine England
We are very lucky to have Mrs Lan Le, the wife of His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Lan Le AC, the Governor of South Australia as our patron.