Scarves for IBBY

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

IBBY Australia Honour List books address pressing cultural issues

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

Syrian Children’s Bibliotherapy Project in Lebanon 2016

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