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

4.30pm Afternoon Tea will be offered by Book Links Qld at the conclusion of their Story Arts Brisbane program
5pm IBBY Australia Inc AGM
5.45pm Addresses
6.45pm Champagne toast

Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac will reflect on writing and illustrating awardwinning books for an international audience. Their most recent titles include: Moonwalkers illustrated by Terry Denton and The Happiness Box illustrated by Andrew McLean, We are Grateful: Otsaliheliga written by Traci Sorell and Under the Southern Cross. Mark and Frané’s presentation will offer an overview of their collaboration on US publications such as The Mayflower and Drummer Boy of John John and the global dimensions of the work they do promoting books for young people at international speaking engagements such as the Bologna International Book Fair, the Edinburgh Writer’s Festival, Eric Carle Museum, Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC), American Library Association (ALA) and numerous international literary festivals and school visits.

Cost for Address & Drinks: IBBY Members $5 Non-members $10
Eventbrite Bookings:
Payment at the door will also be accepted.

Financial members of IBBY will receive formal notice of the AGM, including a proxy form for those unable to attend. IBBY Membership payment details here:

Details on the IBBY AGM 2019 flyer.

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