Membership for July 2021 – June 2022 is now OPEN

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.

Celebrate International Children’s Book Day Saturday 27 2021

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 Silent Books Collection on display

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

International Children’s Book Day 2021

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.

Scarves for IBBY

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

ICBD event cancellations (Hobart and Sydney)

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)