Book Week is the longest running children's festival in Australia.
The date for Book Week 2011 this year is August 20th – 26th and the theme is One World, Many Stories.
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards has announced the 2011 Awards shortlist.
Picture Book Shortlist 2011:
Jeannie Baker – Mirror;
Bronwyn Bancroft – Why I Love Australia;
Nicki Greenberg – Hamlet;
Chris McKimmie – Two Peas in a Pod;
Lucia Masciullo, Written by Kim Kane – Family Forest;
Tohby Riddle – My Uncle's Donkey.
For all the nominated books in Younger Reader, Early Childhood and Eve Pownall Award for Information Books go to the Children's Book Council website: http://cbca.org.au/Shortlist_2011.htm