CBCA Book Week 2022 is here!
Monday 22 August 2022
This week we’re celebrating The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week! The theme this year is “Dreaming with eyes open…” – a love letter to the books that keep imaginations alive and blooming with creativity and hope.
Wollongong City Libraries is proud to offer the Book of the Year titles – get reading and see what you think about this year’s winners!
- Winner - Tiger Daughter by Rebecca Lim
- Honours – Girls in Boys’ Cats by Felicity Castagna
- Honours – How to Repaint a Life by Steven Herrick
- Winner – A Glasshouse of Stars by Shirley Marr
- Honours – Dragon Skin by Karen Foxlee
- Honours – Rabbit, Soldier, Angel, Thief by Katrina Nannestad
- Winner – Jetty Jumping by Andrea Rowe
- Honours – Walk of the Whales by Nick Bland
- Honours – Amira’s Suitcase by Vikki Conley
Picture Book of the Year
- Winner – Iceberg by Claire Saxby and Jess Racklyeft
- Honours – Stellarphant by James Foley
- Honours – Just One Bee by Margrete Lamond and Christopher Nielsen
Eve Pownall Award
- Winner – Still Alive, Notes from Australia’s Immigration Detention System by Safdar Ahmed
- Honours – The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Peculiar Pairs in Nature by Sami Bayly
- Honours – Heroes, Rebels and Innovators : inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history by Karen Wyld
CBCA Award for New Illustrator
Book Week online
If you can't make it to your local library, never fear - our digital library is open 24/7! Remember to have your library card number and password handy.
|Hoopla||View eBooks and audiobooks from this year's CBCA Book Week at Hoopla!|
|Storybox Library||Storytime is anytime with Storybox! Browse Book Week titles, as well as hundreds of other titles read aloud by familiar voices.|
|iVox||Explore pop-up, interactive books with iVox.|