THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION.
The Children’s Book Council of Australia NSW Branch will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Lady Cutler Award on 15 November. This prestigious award commemorates the contribution to the CBCA NSW Branch by Lady Helen Cutler, wife of Sir Roden Cutler, Governor of NSW. She was Patron for many years and even after Sir Roden’s retirement, she continued until her death in 1990.
The Lady Cutler Award is presented annually for Distinguished Service to Children’s Literature in New South Wales and is sponsored by Peribo.
The 2011 Award will honour children’s author Margaret Wild – ‘for her dedication to her craft and to her audience and for the important place she has in the history and development of Australian children’s picture books’.
Bookings are open for the dinner at the Menzies Hotel, Sydney: $75 for CBCA members/$85 for non-members. Phone: 02 98183858 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
Booking forms available here: http://nsw.cbca.org.au/userfiles/file/NSW/2011/Lady%20Cutler%20flyer.pdf