Entries for the Ena Noël Award – the IBBY Australia Encouragement Award for Children’s Literature – are now open. Publishers are invited to submit entries for this prestigious Australian award for children’s and young adult literature. Books by Australian creators published in the two years prior to the closing date 30th November 2021 can be … Continue reading Entries invited for Ena Noël Award 2022
Your chance to win this very special print generously donated by Terry Denton. It is the cover of The 91-Storey Treehouse written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry Denton. Simply become a member of IBBY Australia or renew membership. Why not bring a friend too. If every member brings just one friend then our membership doubles! Spread the word. The more the merrier.
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 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
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