IBBY’s fundraising project, Scarves for IBBY, began on 2 September. Ten Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning illustrators – Albertine, Quentin Blake, Robert Ingpen, Roberto Innocenti, Roger Mello, Farshid Mesghali, Igor Oleynikov, Květa Pacovksá, Peter Sís and Lisbeth Zwerger – have created original art for ten beautiful silk scarves as a donation to IBBY and its work. The scarves have been … Continue reading Scarves for IBBY
Today is International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) and our readers are encouraged to watch Ursula Dubosarsky, Australian Children’s Laureate 2020–2021, reading on behalf of IBBY Australia Inc, the ICBD 2020 message written by Peter Svetina, which can be viewed on the website of IBBY Slovenia .
IBBY Australia proudly announces its selection of two books to be included in the biennial IBBY Honour List for 2020. One highlights Indigenous history and the environment, and the other, the experiences of a teenage asylum seeker. Every two years an Advisory Panel of three children’s literature experts makes the selection, and these outstanding books … Continue reading IBBY Australia Honour List books address pressing cultural issues
IBBY Australia has released a promotional flyer which is available for download here. https://cloudup.com/cWQt4Udqc48
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
An auction and exhibition of masks by Australian Children's Book Illustrators was launched at the Geelong Regional Library on Friday, 6th May, and will be open until July 3. This unique collection of masks, collectively titled Unmasking the Wild, created by 22 of Australia’s talented children’s illustrators, was unveiled for the first time at The Masked … Continue reading Unmasking the Wild
This is a continuation of the project implemented in 2013. The success of that project was impressive and since the influx of refugees into Lebanon has increased the need has become even greater. IBBY Lebanon (LBBY) submitted a request to the Lebanese Ministry of Education to secure permission for implementing the Bibliotherapy project in two … Continue reading Syrian Children’s Bibliotherapy Project in Lebanon 2016