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
IBBY Australia proudly announces its selection of two books to be included in the biennial IBBY Honour List for 2020. One highlights Indigenous history and the environment, and the other, the experiences of a teenage asylum seeker. Every two years an Advisory Panel of three children’s literature experts makes the selection, and these outstanding books … Continue reading IBBY Australia Honour List books address pressing cultural issues
IBBY Australia has released a promotional flyer which is available for download here. https://cloudup.com/cWQt4Udqc48
Global Adventures in Creating Books for Children & Young People Join IBBY Australia Inc for a special evening featuring an inspiring address on this topic by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac preceded by the IBBY Australia AGM. Saturday 19 October 2019 QWC Meeting Room, State Library of Queensland (SLQ) Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank … Continue reading Books Without Borders