The ACT Writers Centre

A non-profit association, a network of around a thousand authors, poets, children’s writers,  journalists, editors, rappers, teachers and academics and even some readers make up our membership! Homepage for the ACT Writers Centre

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

An  association of children’s writers and illustrators who meet to share ideas, news, and hear from industry professionals.
Homepage for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Link to SCBWI Canberra 

Australian National Early Literacy Summit

Connect to Reading Books

Information from CBCA ACT Events

Information about reading

Book lists for children under 6

Book Week Resources

Review and activity websites

Facebook pages

Australian eBooks

These titles can be purchased online.


  • Aussie Animals Opposites by Elizabeth Lea
  • I’ve Got a Feeling by Stephanie Owen Reeder
  • Guess Who? by Susan Hall
  • What’s Dad Doing? by Susan Hall
  • Rocket into Space by Ragbir Bhathal
  • My Band by Elizabeth Lea
  • Dance Like a Pirate by Stephanie Owen Reeder
  • Have you seen my egg? by Penny Olsen
  • Kangaroos and Crocodile by Bronwyn Bancroft
  • Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House by Libby Gleeson
  • Me and My Dad by Sally Morgan
  • Maudie and Bear by Jan Ormerod
  • Itsy-bity Babies by Margaret Wild
  • Today We Have No Plans by Jane Godwin
  • I Like My Dog by Dave Murphy

For more eBooks search:
        Hardie Grant Egmont

Online Books

Australian book apps

  • The Wrong Book on iOS App Store
  • The Wrong Book on Google Play
  • The Cranky Bear by Nick Bland
  • The Hungry Bear by Nick Bland
  • The Itchy Bear by Nick Bland
  • Animalia by Graeme Base
  • The Waterhole by Graeme Base
  • Fey Mouse by Hazel Edwards
  • Rules of Summer by Sean Tan
  • The Wonkey Donkey by Craig Smith
  • Cowzat by Bruce Atherton & Ben Redlich
  • My Mum’s The Best by Rosie Smith
  • I Love my Dad by Anna Walker
  • How the Gunditjmara Got Fire, Joel Wright

Also search:

  • We Are Wheelbarrow Pty Ltd
  • Penguin New Zealand Pty Ltd
  • Snappyant
  • Kiwa Digital Ltd