International Children’s Book Day 2019 in Sydney

It's time to start thinking about International Children's Book Day 2019.  You can join IBBY Australia members and friends at our Sydney celebration on Saturday 6 April 2019 1:30-5:00pm at Santa Maria del Monte School in Strathfield.  Our special guests include Tohby Riddle and Karen Foxlee.  Tickets are available and details are in the ICBD … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day 2019 in Sydney

IBBY Australia Honour Books Annotated List (1962-2018)

This publication presents 48 outstanding books, from Tangara (1962) to The Bone Sparrow and Teacup (2018). Annotations that succinctly place each book in its context, and biographical information about the writers and illustrators, add to the value of this unique resource. It is unique, in that while there are many booklists serving many purposes, this … Continue reading IBBY Australia Honour Books Annotated List (1962-2018)

IBBY Honour Books Exhibitions

IBBY Australia Inc and the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature have developed a unique travelling exhibition of books for young readers. For the first time ever in Australia, a travelling exhibition of international IBBY Honour Books including 191 outstanding books, selected by 70 of the member countries of IBBY (the International Board on Books … Continue reading IBBY Honour Books Exhibitions

Ursula Dubosarsky on the “Sharing Stories” exhibition in Canberra

Australian children's author Ursula Dubosarsky spoke at a preview of the first-ever exhibition in Australia of the IBBY Honour Books, hosted by Woden Library as part of the National Centre of Australian Children’s Literature “Sharing Stories” program, celebrating the International Year of Translation. The exhibition is open from 2-20 October 2018 at the Woden Library … Continue reading Ursula Dubosarsky on the “Sharing Stories” exhibition in Canberra

CBCA NSW Branch announces winner 2018 Lady Cutler Award

The Children’s Book Council of Australia NSW Branch is pleased to announce that Karen Jameyson has been chosen as the 2018 recipient of the LADY CUTLER AWARD. Karen has devoted her life to the promotion and dissemination of great children’s literature. Through her editing, reviewing, advocacy, volunteer work and writing, Karen has enriched and supported … Continue reading CBCA NSW Branch announces winner 2018 Lady Cutler Award

Preview the Exhibition of IBBY Honour Books

IBBY members and friends are invited to a Preview of the Exhibition of IBBY Honour Books. For the first time in Australia, this travelling exhibition showcases outstanding books from IBBY member countries. IBBY Honour Books 2018 comprises 191 books in 50 different languages from 61 countries and the Australian IBBY Honour Books (1962 to 2018). … Continue reading Preview the Exhibition of IBBY Honour Books

Join or renew your membership

IBBY Australia membership for the coming financial year (1 July 2018–30 June 2019) is now available. Please join (or renew) and help us continue as an independent body, introducing Australian authors and illustrators for young people to the world stage. IBBY’s activities include: Nominating Australian authors and illustrators for the prestigious international Hans Christian Andersen … Continue reading Join or renew your membership

International Children’s Book Day featuring Tamsin Janu, Matt Ottley and Robin Morrow

IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children’s Book Day by hearing Tamsin Janu and Matt Ottley, creators of books which open windows for young readers and Dr Robin Morrow on books as windows on refugee experiences. Saturday 7 April 2018, 2:00pm onwards. Tickets are on sale. Download the flyer. https://cloudup.com/cEUHA45E5x1

ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD FOR LITERATURE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

MEDIA RELEASE Entries for the Australian IBBY Encouragement Award for Children’s Literature, the Ena Noël Award are now open. Publishers are invited to submit entries for this prestigious Australian Children's & Young Adult literature Award. Books by Australian creators published in the two years prior to the particular closing date 30th November 2017 can be … Continue reading ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD FOR LITERATURE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE