The Children’s Book Council of Australia
The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a volunteer run, not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1945. It is comprised of branches in all Australian States and Territories. Members are passionate regarding Australian children’s books, literature, authors, illustrations, and publishers. The CBCA aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.
Children and Young Adult’s Literature Websites
Useful sites for educators, children and people interested in children’s literature.
Children’s Picture Book Database
Academic website which gives teachers, librarians, parents and students a place for designing literature based thematic units for all subjects.
Academic resources on children’s literature.
The Purple Crayon Children’s Editor Site
Information on writing, illustrating and publishing children’s books.
School Library Support
This site is run by the Department of Education, Western Australia and provides links to information on events, book week, book fairs and awards.
Please note these journals may require subscription:
The ALAN Review
Part of the Digital Library Archive – provides access to scholarly electronic serials that are peer reviewed, full text, and accessible without charge.
American Library Association book review journal.
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Published by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Urbana-Champaign – all aspects of children’s literature.
Publications about books for children and young adults.
The Lion and the Unicorn
Website of the John Hopkins University Press.