Book Week will be held from August 18-25, 2017.Celebrations will focus on the announcement of theBook of the Year and this year's theme Escape to Everywhere

The Notables were announced on February 28

The shortlists will be announced on March 28, 2017Winners will be announced at noon on Friday, August 18.
Then the celebrations will begin!

To help start your thinking and planning, author Tristan Bancks offers some ideas to begin planning your escape!

This wiki has been established to support new primary school teacher librarians who are implementing Children's Book Week in their schools for the first time. Australia's experienced teacher librarians are invited to share their experience and expertise in areas such as
  • promotion and celebration
  • logistics and organisation
  • creating displays
  • activities for the shortlisted books suitable for primary
  • activities to support the theme of Escape to Everywhere
  • linking the celebrations to literacy, literature, information literacy and other curriculum outcomes
  • author visits
  • integrating ICT
New teacher librarians are invited to draw on their ideas, information and insight so they can shape their own celebration of Children's Book Week 2017.