Book Week 2008 has Come and Gone

I'm sorry to say that we haven't posted anything here on our blog about Book Week yet - and now it's over for another year. It seems we were so busy preparing the activities and displays for the Libraries throughout the Shire we didn't get around to writing about it.

I hope you had the opportunity to join us for one of our Book Week storytimes or at least saw some of the wonderful displays in all of our libraries, such as this one from Engadine (see more photos at flickr).

To all those who participated in Book Week parades at their school I hope your costumes looked fabulous and you all had a great day.

Of course the major activity of Book Week is the awarding of the Children's Book of the Year winners by the Children's Book Council of Australia. This years winners were:
You can visit the CBCA web site for honour books, the shortlist and winners from previous years.