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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Case-study : The Children's Book Council of Australia
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‘In September 1945 Mary Townes Nyland of the United States Information Service Library in Sydney hosted a dinner for a small number of Australian authors, publishers,librarians, teachers and ABC employees to discuss the possibility of a children's book week. From this meeting developed the organisation that has had more influence than any other of Australian books for children and young adults: the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBC). The CBC began as an organisation based in the state branches, and was not national until 4 November 1958.’ (Introduction 289)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 289-292
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