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Book Week Find Your Treasure

 Book Week August 18-24th 2018

The exciting theme for Book Week this year is 'Find Your Treasure'. The theme naturally lends itself to Pirates and Treasure, but it also encourages children to see a book as a treasure and search to discover that next fantastic book. Here are our top books for Book Week 2018 compiled especially for Pink Poppy by the CBCA National Office.


  • 1,2, Pirate Stew - Kylie Howarth (Notable)
  • Molly the Pirate - Lorraine Teece & Paul Seden (Notable)
  • The World's Worst Pirate - Katrin Dreiling & Michelle Worthington (Notable)
  • Henry's Pirate Adventure - Heath McKenzie & Livinia Nixon (Notable)
  • Lintang and the Pirate Queen - Tamara Moss (Notable)


  • Boy - Phil Cummings & Shane Devries (Short List)


  • Tales From A Tall Forest - Jonathan Bentley & Shaun Micallef (Notable)
  • Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts - Craig Phillips (Notable)

Bumble bees:

  • How To Bee - Bren Macdibble (Short List)
  • Busy Little Creatures - Fiona Bowden (Notable)

Superhero capes:

  • Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts - Craig Phillips (Notable)
  • Nevermoor - Jessica Townsend (Notable)


  • The Blue Cat - Ursula Dubosarsky (Notable)
  • Monsieur Chat - Jedda Robaard (Notable)
  • The Cat Wants Cuddles - P. Crumble & Lucinda Gifford (Notable)


  • Jehan and the Quest of the Lost Dog - Roseanne Hawke (Notable)
  • A Dog's Tale - Barry Jonsberg & Tom Jellett (Notable)
  • The Girl, The Dog, and The Writer in Rome - Katrina Nannestad (Notable)
  • Pig the Star - Aaron Blabey (Notable)
  • You Can't Catch Me - Nicola Bolton (Notable)

Other great costume ideas include:

Mermaids and Butterflies

Book Week  Find Your Treasure