CBCA (Tasmanian branch) celebrates Children’s Book Week

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The Children’s Book Council of Australia (Tasmanian branch) held a market stall in Salamanca Markets during Children’s Book Week.  The stall aimed to promote CBCA’s work and the understanding that a family focus on reading for pleasure, at any age, even infancy, has a profound impact on children’s learning and school performance.

3_541bf73928e77 They were joined by Rosemary Mastnak who generously donated copies of her popular picture books. In all they made about $200 from the sale of donated picture books and novels. Thanks so much to all those who donated!

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Interest from parents and grandparents, many who were interstate visitors, as well as locals

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Maggie Kudelka from the Tasmanian Writers Centre joined them to sell copies of two beautiful locally produced children’s books ‘I was a boy/girl in Sudan

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