IBBY Australia announces an exciting online auction of an original Bob Graham artwork, 'Cosy on the Couch'. The auction opens Monday 19 April 2021 and closes Monday 31 May 2021. Auction details available. For more information see also: 'A Bird in the Hand! Bob Graham: A Retrospective' by Ann Haddon and Ann James, Books Illustrated … Continue reading Original Bob Graham Artwork Auction
Plan your Tassie trip around an afternoon of fun with like minded people - lovers of children's literature! IBBY Tasmanian members and friends invite you to a Quiz afternoon. Food, tea and coffee provided (drinks can be purchased) Saturday 1 May 2021 2pm - 4.30pm Black Buffalo Hotel 14 Federal St North Hobart Book a … Continue reading Tassie Quiz Afternoon
IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children's Book Day online, so you can attend from anywhere! Author Maxine Beneba Clarke and Author/Illustrator Gabrielle Wang will explore the way their words are changing the world for young readers. Be sure to reserve your place. Bookings essential to receive the Zoom link. Get your tickets through … Continue reading Celebrate International Children’s Book Day Saturday 27 2021
IBBY Australia warmly welcomes you to view the special display of the IBBY Silent Books Collection 2019 when you visit State Library of Queensland from 15 January to 7 March 2021. The Silent Books project is an initiative started in 2012 by the Italian section of the IBBY International Board on Books for Young People … Continue reading IBBY Silent Books Collection on display
IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children's Book Day online, so you can attend from anywhere! Author Maxine Beneba Clarke and Author/Illustrator Gabrielle Wang will explore the way their words are changing the world for young readers. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/words-change-the-world-celebrating-international-childrens-book-day-2021-tickets-139052675295 https://cloudup.com/cl9et8UXN_X IBBY Australia acknowledges the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund for supporting this project.
IBBY’s fundraising project, Scarves for IBBY, began on 2 September. Ten Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning illustrators – Albertine, Quentin Blake, Robert Ingpen, Roberto Innocenti, Roger Mello, Farshid Mesghali, Igor Oleynikov, Květa Pacovksá, Peter Sís and Lisbeth Zwerger – have created original art for ten beautiful silk scarves as a donation to IBBY and its work. The scarves have been … Continue reading Scarves for IBBY
Today is International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) and our readers are encouraged to watch Ursula Dubosarsky, Australian Children’s Laureate 2020–2021, reading on behalf of IBBY Australia Inc, the ICBD 2020 message written by Peter Svetina, which can be viewed on the website of IBBY Slovenia .
The Ena Noel Award is the IBBY Australia Encouragement Award for a young emerging writer or illustrator. The panel of judges is pleased to announce that the 2020 winner is: Jack Heath for 500 Minutes of Danger (Scholastic Australia). This is a collection of ten short action stories featuring children as they face dangers that push … Continue reading Ena Noel Award 2020
IBBY Australia was to have hosted two ICBD events – in Hobart (Quiz Night) on 2 April, and in Strathfield, Sydney (Words Change the World) on 4 April. Unfortunately, due to current health concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, we have made the very difficult but cautious decision to cancel these events. Our sincere apologies … Continue reading ICBD event cancellations (Hobart and Sydney)
These events have been cancelled due to health concerns. Each year on 2 April, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) celebrates International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) on the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875), as part of its mission to bring books and children together throughout the world. It is celebrated to … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day 2 April 2020