Reflecting Reality

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

IBBY HONOUR LIST 2022 AUSTRALIAN NOMINATIONS

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 invited for Ena Noël Award 2022

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

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