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

IBBY Australia Honour Books showcase refugee stories

PRESS RELEASE IBBY Australia proudly announces its biennial Honour Books for 2018. Many Australian authors and illustrators for young people have a deep concern for the plight of refugees. It happens that the two books selected, one for excellence in Writing, one for excellence in Illustration, treat themes of migration and the search for a … Continue reading IBBY Australia Honour Books showcase refugee stories

Australian nominees for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING THE AUSTRALIAN NOMINEES FOR THE IBBY 2018 HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARDS FOR CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH LITERATURE IBBY Australia Inc is thrilled to announce that Australian nominees for the prestigious 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards are: David Metzenthen for Writing and Jeannie Baker for Illustration. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest … Continue reading Australian nominees for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards