One in five Australians live with a disability. The United Nations International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), held on 3 December each year, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. IBBY Australia submits books for inclusion in the IBBY Outstanding Books for … Continue reading Reflecting Reality
Reminder to publishers that nominations for the Ena Noël Award for 2022 close 30 November 2021.Nomination form and Guidelines The Ena Noël Award was established to encourage young emerging writers and illustrators. It has been a significant identifier of talented creators since inception its in 1994.
IBBY Australia announces its selection of two extraordinary books to be included in the prestigious biennial IBBY Honour List for 2022. These books become Australia’s representatives in a travelling exhibition of international titles. The 2022 exhibition will be featured at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, at the 2022 IBBY Congress in Malaysia, and in many … Continue reading IBBY HONOUR LIST 2022 AUSTRALIAN NOMINATIONS
Entries for the Ena Noël Award – the IBBY Australia Encouragement Award for Children’s Literature – are now open. Publishers are invited to submit entries via the entry form, 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 … 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