Celebrate International Children’s Book Day Saturday 27 2021

IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children's Book Day online, so you can attend from anywhere! Author Maxine Beneba Clarke and Author/Illustrator Gabrielle Wang will explore the way their words are changing the world for young readers. Be sure to reserve your place. Bookings essential to receive the Zoom link. Get your tickets through … Continue reading Celebrate International Children’s Book Day Saturday 27 2021

IBBY Silent Books Collection on display

IBBY Australia warmly welcomes you to view the special display of the IBBY Silent Books Collection 2019 when you visit State Library of Queensland from 15 January to 7 March 2021. The Silent Books project is an initiative started in 2012 by the Italian section of the IBBY International Board on Books for Young People … Continue reading IBBY Silent Books Collection on display

International Children’s Book Day 2021

IBBY Australia invites you to celebrate International Children's Book Day online, so you can attend from anywhere! Author Maxine Beneba Clarke and Author/Illustrator Gabrielle Wang will explore the way their words are changing the world for young readers. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/words-change-the-world-celebrating-international-childrens-book-day-2021-tickets-139052675295 https://cloudup.com/cl9et8UXN_X IBBY Australia acknowledges the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund for supporting this project.

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