What is IBBY?
IBBY is the pre-eminent international children’s books organisation, with its headquarters in Basle, Switzerland. Established by the visionary Jella Lepman following the devastation of the Second World War, IBBY is devoted to encouraging excellence in children’s books, to supporting literacy and reading projects across the world, and to developing international understanding through children’s books. It publishes Bookbird, an international journal of children’s literature.
Join IBBY UK
Our membership is open to any children’s books enthusiast. Come and join us and help us to bring the joy of reading to children wherever they are in the world and to build international understanding through children’s books.