Each year, during Children’s Book Week, schools and public libraries across the country celebrate Australian books, authors and illustrators. This year’s theme is ‘Read, Grow, Inspire’, and the featured illustrator is award-winning author, artist and musician, Matt Ottley 

Get involved: 

  • Dress up as your favourite character from a book or help your children to do so. 
  • Find out more about this year’s stunning Book Week artwork by watching this short video. 
  • Explore the shortlist for this year’s award-winning children’s books. 

Children’s Book Week runs from 19 to 25 August.