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Article  •  12 October 2020


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Australian authors and personalities read some of our favourite picture books.

To celebrate CBCA Book Week, we are sharing these incredible read-aloud videos. Will you join us for a story? 


Andrew Daddo reads Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


Jamila Rizvi reads Bluey: Bob Bilby


Hamish Blake reads No One Likes a Fart by Zoë Foster Blake and Adam Nickel


Teresa Palmer reads Ten Minutes to Bed: Little Unicorn by Rhiannon Fielding and Chris Chatterton 


Kathy Lette reads Where's Spot? by Eric Hill


Paul Kennedy reads I Love You Dad With The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle


Julia Gillard reads Bluey: The Beach


Fiona McIntosh reads There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake by Hazel Edwards and Deborah Niland


Zoë Foster Blake reads her latest book, Back to Sleep with illustrations by Mike Jacobsen


Frank Woodley reads We Love You, Magoo by Briony Stewart


Turia Pitt reads Ten Sleepy Sheep by Renee Treml


John Williamson and illustrator Simon McLean read their book, Old Man Emu


Sam Thaiday reads Bluey: My Dad is Awesome


Monica McInerney reads Kissed by the Moon by Alison Lester


Paul Kelly reads Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen


Josh Pyke reads his book, Lights Out, Leonard


Greg Fleet reads Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham


Richard Harris reads Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek


Judy Nunn reads It's Not Scribble to Me by Kate Richie and Jedda Robaard


John Wood reads Bluey: The Creek


Nicole Alexander reads Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury


Morris Gleitzman reads Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd


Kate Ritchie reads her book, I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You


Tristan Bancks reads Finding François by Gus Gordon


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