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.


IBBY and REFORMA present at ALA in Chicago, 24 June 2017

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. Many thanks to YALSA for providing this opportunity.

The Other (Invisible) Refugees: Supporting Central American Children in Crisis
For details see the Flyer.

Meet Isobelle Carmody at International Children’s Book Day event in Sydney

IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children’s Book Day in Sydney with special guest speaker Isobelle Carmody with a talk entitled ‘Travels with the Crow’. Picture of Isobelle Carmody

Saturday, 28th March 2015 from 2 pm

Santa Maria del Monte School, 59 The Boulevarde (cnr Carrington St), Strathfield NSW

Books will be available for sale and signing and a gourmet afternoon tea is included. $30 IBBY member/concession $35 non-member

Event flyer with full details. Eventbrite - An afternoon with Isobel Carmody

Maurice Saxby Memorial 19 January 2015

Join The CBCA NSW Branch, IBBY and many others remembering Maurice Saxby in a celebration of his amazing life.

Monday 19 January 2015, The Great Hall, Sydney University

5 for 5.15pm, bookings are essential to assist in accommodating all who wish to attend. There is no cost.


ICBD Quiz in Perth 2 April 2014

If you can’t make it to Sydney for an afternoon with Robert Ingpen to celebrate International Children’s Book Day, why not come along to the IBBY International Children’s Book Day Quiz in Perth, WA!!

Where: Perth and Tattersalls  Bowling Club  2 Plain St, Perth
When: Wednesday, 2nd April – HC Andersen’s birthday – from 6.30 for 7.00 – 9.30 pm
Quizmaster: Glenn Swift Cost: $10 per person
Book your table of 8 by 31st March.
RSVP Jenni Woodroffe
There will be raffles, games and fun galore during the evening.
BYO nibbles etc and drinks available at the bar.

2014 ICBD Perth

Details on the  flyer: IBBY ICBD QUIZ Perth 2014.

Windows and Mirrors: Books for Today and Tomorrow

IBBY Australia invites you to attend a celebration for International Children’s Book Day on Saturday, April 02, 2011 from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM at Santa Maria del Monte School in Strathfield.

Windows and Mirrors: Books for Today and Tomorrow features well known Australian authors Jeannie Baker and Nadia Wheatley.

IBBY Australia Members / Concession = $25  Non-members = $30

To purchase tickets:

Register for Windows and Mirrors: Books for Today and Tomorrow in Strathfield, New South Wales  on Eventbrite