Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week 2017

Children's Book Week is on every year in August.

Our children's librarians have picked their top 10 books from this year's Children’s Book Week notables list. They are:

The bone sparrow* by Zana Fraillon (older readers)
Everything is changed by Nova Weetman (older readers)
A most magical girl* by Karen Foxlee (younger readers)
Captain Jimmy Cook discovers third grade* by Kate and Jol Temple (younger readers)
The cat wants custard by Paul Crumble (early childhood)
Pig the winner by Aaron Blabey (early childhood)
One photo* by Ross Watkins, illustration Liz Anelli (picture book)
Grandpa’s big adventure by Paul Newman, illustration Tom Jellett (picture book)
The gigantic book of genes* by Lorna Hendry (info book)
A-Z of endangered animals* by Jennifer Cossins (info book)

See this year's Children's Book Week award winners here.

* Book shortlisted for Book of the Year Awards

Words Out competition for young Gold Coast creatives, 7 to 17 years old.

Children aged seven years and up can fire up their imagination and enter our Words Out competition for young Gold Coast creatives and win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" with S pen. Entries close 8 October 2017.

See our Words Out competition page for full details and entry form.