There is great excitement amongst the members of IBBY Australia, as we extend our congratulations to Shaun Tan winner of this year's Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the largest award for children’s and young adult literature with a prize of five million Swedish krona. As the jury said: "Shaun Tan is a masterly visual storyteller, pointing … Continue reading Congratulations Shaun Tan!
Saturday, 2nd April the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen is celebrated worldwide as International Children’s Book Day. There are a myriad of ways to do this in schools, libraries and homes. Some suggestions include: • reading and promoting stories by HC Andersen • introducing folk tales from around the world • invite a local storyteller … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day – 2 April