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2020 CBCA Shortlist Announcement

Tuesday 31 March

10.00am - 2.00pm

Sanctuary, Adelaide Zoo. 1 Plane Tree Drive. Adelaide 5000


The event is for CBCA Members and for the child guests of CBCA (SA) Member's ONLY.

Each member will be able to bring up-to three child guests.  Corporate 2 members will be able to bring 3 children for each designated member.

  • Doors will open at 10.00am for registration.
  • The event will commence at 10.30am with a "Curious creatures, Wild minds" animal handling experience with the zoo keepers, in keeping with the Book Week theme.
  • After the short formal program and the announcement of the 2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Shortlist at 11.30 pm, refreshments will be served.
  • Children will then be entertained by and interact in group workshops with our fabulous South Australian children's authors and illustrators.
  • Our presenters include Mem Fox, Phil Cummings, Janeen Brian, Mike Dumbleton, Mandy Foot, Jane Jolly, Allayne Webster, Mike Lucas, Ali Durham and Sally Heinrich.
  • The event will conclude by 2.00pm.


Our presenters will be available for photographs and signings.

Please note that adult members will remain personally responsible for their child guests including their dietary requirements, and ensuring that permissions have been obtained for being photographed or recorded for use in CBCA (SA) and other media.


Further Information: -      CBCSA Website