Children's Book of the Year 2021 winners announced!!
Watch the online announcement here after 12pm on Friday 20 August.
Then, find the winning picture books on Story Box Library.
Celebrate CBCA Book Week with Story Box Library Book Week activities.
Suitable for 9+ years
Harry Potter pop quiz –Test your knowledge of Harry Potter with this pop quiz based on all 7 Harry Potter books.
Demi-god trials Virtual Quest – Use your wits and knowledge of the ancient Greek myths to complete this virtual trial, inspired by the world of Percy Jackson.
Board games from the past. Download and print board games - “Race to the North Pole”, “Around the Commonwealth” [in an early aviation plane], “Race to the gold diggings” and more. Available from the State Library of South Australia.
Withering-by-sea is a gripping adventure story set in Victoria England. Available on BorrowBox.
Step into the US Deep South of yester year - listen to The adventures of Tom Sawyer - a Mark Twain classic read by Garrick Hagon on BorrowBox.
Suitable for 7-9 years
Future friend by famous comedian David Baddiel will transport you to a hilarious futuristic world. Available on BorrowBox.
Laugh along as you listen to the incredible inventions and exploits of Frank Einstein in Frank Einstein and the electro-finger written (and also read) by award winning author, Jon Scieszka. Available on BorrowBox.
Suitable for 5-7 year olds
Do school lunch breaks seem like another world by now? Watch the Little Lunch TV series on Kanopy Kids and then try the Little Lunch pop quiz.
Discover the world of early aviation. Read about Amelia Earhart in this National Geographic Kids reader. Perfect for beginner readers.
Step into the imaginary world of The incredible freedom machines written and read by Kirli Saunders on Story Box Library. Then create a book passport.
Imagine the world of a cockroach as you watch Your birthday was the best with quirky illustrations by Felicita Sala and a funny storyline written by Maggie Hutchings. Read by Wayne Hope on Story Box Library.
A dragon, a princess, a prince and a castle sounds like a world of fantasy. But why does the princess wear a paper bag? The paper bag princess - a best selling fractured fairy tale by Robert Munsch. Available by searching on Tumble Book Library.