IBBY Conference 2019
The IBBY UK/NCRLC 2019 conference.
IBBY Conference, 9 November 2019
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, 44 Webber Street, London SE1 8QW
A world of information: children’s non-fiction books in the digital age
Sue Walker, Reading University
Creativity, colour and collaboration: designing information books for children in the mid-twentieth century
Joe Sutliff Sanders, University of Cambridge, and Karen Bentall, Librarian, Oakridge Elementary School, Arlington, Virginia (USA)
Beauty in theory and truth: connecting academic approaches to non-fiction and school storytime
The world Into words: writing about big things for small people
A panel of publishers in conversation with writers and illustrators, chaired by Liza Miller.
Anna Ridley, Roger Thorp, Yuval Zommer from Thames &Hudson / Sam Arthur from Flying Eye, Neal Layton, Liza Miller from Hachette.
Publishing non-fiction: challenges and successes
Karenanne Knight, Portsmouth University
How far is far away? Where fact and fiction meet: cartography and the information book, a research project.
Chris Routh, Chair, Federation of Children’s Book Groups
Celebrating the best non-fiction for children: SLA Information Book Awards and National Non-fiction November
(nb use of hyphen or space in ‘nonfiction’ and’ picture books’ is writer’s own)
Session 1: Children’s responses
“Sorry microbes” – Year 5 struggling readers engaging with non-fiction picturebooks
Facts and Feelings: children’s emotive encounters with poetic nonfiction picture books.
Session 2: Illustration
Alternative illustrations for nonfiction picturebooks
Ruth Thomson & Pam Dix
The role of illustration in non-fiction children’s books
Session 3: Looking At Individual Books And Approaches
Ana Paula Campos (paper read by Ferelith Hordon)
Design influences on science books