ICBD event cancellations (Hobart and Sydney)

IBBY Australia was to have hosted two ICBD events – in Hobart (Quiz Night) on 2 April, and in Strathfield, Sydney (Words Change the World) on 4 April. Unfortunately, due to current health concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, we have made the very difficult but cautious decision to cancel these events. Our sincere apologies … Continue reading ICBD event cancellations (Hobart and Sydney)

International Children’s Book Day 2 April 2020

These events have been cancelled due to health concerns. Each year on 2 April, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) celebrates International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) on the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875), as part of its mission to bring books and children together throughout the world. It is celebrated to … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day 2 April 2020

International Children’s Book Day in Tasmania and Western Australia

You can also join the celebrations of International Children’s Book Day in Tasmania or in Western Australia! IBBY Australia Quiz Night in Launceston on Tuesday 2 April 5.30 pm to 7 pm at Stories Bookshop RSVP Stories Bookshop: info [at] storiesbookshop.com AND IBBY Australia Quiz Night Wednesday 3 April 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm at … Continue reading International Children’s Book Day in Tasmania and Western Australia

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

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

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

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’. 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 … Continue reading Meet Isobelle Carmody at International Children’s Book Day event in Sydney