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

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

Sydney: author talk featuring James Roy and IBBY Australia AGM

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

International Children’s Book Day 2016 featuring Bronwyn Bancroft, Ursula Dubosarsky and Mark McLeod

You're invited to attend ONCE UPON A TIME:  A Celebration of 50 Years of IBBY Australia on INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Saturday 2nd April 2016 | 10 am till 2.30 pm 59 The Boulevarde (cnr Carrington St), Strathfield NSW Santa Maria del Monte School Featuring Dr Mark MacLeod addressing the topic IBBY in the Age … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day 2016 featuring Bronwyn Bancroft, Ursula Dubosarsky and Mark McLeod

Vale Dr Maurice Saxby AM – Children’s Literature Champion

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Dr Maurice Saxby AM. Our friend Maurie passed away yesterday.  He was a great champion of children's literature, serving twice on the Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and was the first life member of IBBY Australia.  He … Continue reading Vale Dr Maurice Saxby AM – Children’s Literature Champion

Lady Cutler Award honour to Margaret Wild

  The NSW Branch of the Children's Book Council of Australia honoured children's author Margaret Wild with the Lady Cutler Award.  The Guide to the Margaret Wild Papers held at the Lu Rees Archive in Canberra gives some indication of the great contribution Margaret has made to children's literature in Australia. During the evening the … Continue reading Lady Cutler Award honour to Margaret Wild

International recognition for Australian Authors

Queensland illustrator Gregory Rogers and Victorian writer Glenda Millard have had publications recognised on the 2012 Honour List for IBBY. The biennial list contains the most highly regarded titles of the previous two years as selected by participating IBBY countries. Rogers and Millard join previous Honour Book awardees, such as Julie Vivas, Nadia Wheatley, Allan … Continue reading International recognition for Australian Authors