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’

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Hardball - Series 2: ‘Book Week!’

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Discover kids’ TV series based on books

Little Lunch

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

Lockie Leonard

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

My Place

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

Round the Twist

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

The Valley Between

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