Book Week 2020

It’s that wonderful time of the year again when we celebrate the magic of books and reading – Book Week! This years theme Curious Creatures, Wild Minds showcases the many fantastic shortlisted books celebrating Australian authors and illustrators. Check out these great activities and more…..

Announcing the 2020 CBCA Winners here Did your favourite title win?

Quirky colouring-in

Using Gwyn Perkins’ quirky and colourful 2020 CBCA Book Week theme artwork here’s a free colouring in to download, print and colour.

DIY Bookmark

Gwyn Perkins has created this fun interactive bookmark activity. Simply print and follow the instructions to create some quirky bookmarks.

Draw Your Own Curious Creature 

Gwyn Perkins shares his tips for drawing wild and curious creatures.

And the winner is……

Click here for the CBCA shortlisted titles. Can you guess who the winners will be? Let us know by sending an email to

Our CBCA shortlisted winner picks!

“We’re stuck” by Sue de Gennaro.

We fell in love with the character Turtle who has a bad day getting stuck in a lift full of strange people – and for poor Turtle it’s not just any day but his birthday !!!! Borrow the book from our collection or read along with Ashleigh Marshall on Storybox – all you need is your library card!