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Acknowledgement of Country
Welcome to the AAA
Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson Patrons, CBCA NSW Branch
Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! the CBCA Shortlist
Here are the professional picks for 2022, the books those working in the industry recommend
Eve Pownell information books
Exploring the CBCA Book Week theme:
Dreaming with eyes open...
Allen & Unwin
STEM, information books and Dreaming with eyes open ...
Katrina Nannestad and Matt Stanton
What's new in 2022
Our sponsoring publishers tell us what's new from them
James Layton Larrikin House founder and publisher explains the purpose and direction of this new venture and how it fits
in the current publishing scene. Dani and Carla present some new titles.
Carolyn Walsh, education marketing manager
presents 10 new titles from Allen & Unwin in 2022
From Hachette Australia and Lothian Children's Books new titles for 2022. Quick bites from authors.
Kajal Narayan, marketing manager, Pantera Press Children's titles presents new titles in 2022 for children and Young Adults.
Thank you to Paul MacDonald. All books mentioned in these presentations can be ordered here from
The Children's Bookshop
The Children's bookshop is a member and supporter of CBCA NSW Branch
CBCA Book Week 2022 merchandise
has been designed by Jasmine Seymour.
Jasmine Seymour is a Darug woman and descendant of Maria Lock, who was the daughter of Yarramundi, the Burubirunggal elder who met Governor Phillip on the banks of the Hawkesbury River in 1791. Jasmine is the author illustrator of Baby Business, which won the CBCA Best New Illustrator Award in 2020. She also won the 2020 Prime Minister’s Children’s Literary Award for her co-created book , Cooee Mittigar. It is Jasmine’s wish that through her books, everyone will know that the Darug mob are still here, still strong. Jasmine is a primary school teacher in NSW, who teaches Dharug language and geography.