ACTF Resources for CBCA Book Week

ACTF Resources for CBCA Book Week

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has celebrated Book Week every year since 1945. From 21 – 27 August this year, children, parents, schools and libraries will celebrate books and Australian children’s authors and illustrators. Teachers, the following ACTF resources will help to foster a love of books and highlight the importance of reading and writing.

Hear from popular Australian authors and illustrators

Little Lunch Books: Q & A webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane

Writing about our diverse history with Nadia Wheatley

Find these Book Week episodes on ABC iview

Little Lunch: ‘The Dress Up Day’


Hardball - Series 2: ‘Book Week!’


Discover kids’ TV series based on books

Little Lunch


A mockumentary comedy series based on the book series by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane.

Lockie Leonard


Children’s author Tim Winton introduced Lockie to the world in his iconic series of three books. 

My Place


This series adapts the classic picture story book written by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins.

Round the Twist


This much-loved comedy series is based on the stories of celebrated children's author, Paul Jennings.

The Valley Between


A gentle family drama series based on the beloved children’s books of award-winning novelist, Colin Thiele.