Book Week 2013 Read across the Universe
Book Week is the longest running children's festival in Australia, celebrating its 68th birthday in 2013.
The date for Book Week 2012 this year is Saturday 17 – Friday 23 August. Each year, many schools and public libraries from all over Australia spend a week celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators. Classroom teachers, teacher librarians and public librarians develop activities, offer competitions and tell stories relating to a theme to highlight the importance of reading.