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
Join IBBY Australia Inc for a special evening featuring an inspiring address by David Metzenthen, the Australian nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing 2018. David’s address will be preceded by the IBBY AGM. https://cloudup.com/c8FqHnGziUk You can download a copy of the AGM flyer. Book tickets online.
Will you be at the American Library Association conference in Chicago at the end of June? Or know of anyone who will be? We are very excited to announce that there will be a presentation of the work IBBY and REFORMA has been doing for the children caught on the borders with the USA and Mexico. … Continue reading IBBY and REFORMA present at ALA in Chicago, 24 June 2017
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
Put Your Thinking Caps On... for IBBY Australia’s International Children's Book Day Quiz Night in Perth. The date: Tuesday 4th April, 2017 6.30 pm for 7.00 – 9.30 pm The venue: Perth and Tattersalls Bowling Club – 2 Plain St, East Perth (Parking off the club driveway) Bookings: Book your place by the 31st March, … Continue reading WA International Children’s Book Day Quiz -4 April
IBBY Australia members and friends in NSW are invited to join the celebration of International Children's Book Day 2017 and Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday at a friendly dinner on Thursday 23rd March at 6 pm. The venue is Minh Vietnamese Restaurant 506 Marrickville Road Dulwich Hill (close to light rail, and free municipal carparks nearby) … Continue reading NSW International Children’s Book Day Event – 23 March 2017
Scott Shoger interviewed Wally De Doncker, IBBY's president, Liz Page executive director of IBBY, and Hasmig Chahinian about the International Board on Books for Young People's Call-To-Action For Refugee Children for the World Libraries journal. See the article here.
IBBY is committed to helping children in crisis, whether they are refugees in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania, North America or Latin America. Today, we urge all professionals working in the field of children’s literature to join us take action and find solutions to help the children and young people who are … Continue reading IBBY’s call to action
IBBY Australia invites members and interested friends to attend this year's Annual General Meeting and to hear author James Roy winner of the Young People’s History Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier’s History Awards speak about One Thousand Hills on Thursday 27 October 2016 at The Children's Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft NSW See the … Continue reading Sydney: author talk featuring James Roy and IBBY Australia AGM
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