This site is specifically for Publishers and Creators to lodge entries for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards
Book of the Year Awards entries open on 01/03/2020 and close on 31/10/2020
You will need a User Account to enter Books in the Awards.
Message concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the Book of the Year Awards
Entries for the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards are open and will remain open, despite the current very difficult circumstances.
There is no deadline for books published prior to June 30. The only deadline that will apply is that of November 30, for all entries.
Please enter as usual.
The annual CBCA Book of the Year Awards affirm the quality of some of Australia’s most creative people and provides a boost to their capacity to devote time to their craft.
Established with the first awards in 1946, the annual CBCA Book of the Year Awards aim to:
- promote quality literature for young Australians
- support and encourage a wide range of Australian writers and illustrators of children’s books
- celebrate contributions to Australian children’s literature.
Book Awards Entry is currently closed.
Entry will be open from March to November.
You can still log in to view and manage your Entries.