The Emma Press

The Emma Press

The Emma Press BACK TO FEATURES The Emma Press publishes beautifully designed collections of poetry and prose for adults and children from otherwise unheard voices, including children’s poetry from Indonesia, Estonia, Latvia and Spain. In this interview we speak to...
Book Island

Book Island

Book Island BACK TO FEATURES IBBY supporter Greet Pauwelijn founded Book Island in 2012, two years after moving to New Zealand with her young family. With a focus on beautiful European picture books in English translation, the publishing house brings together Greet’s...
World Kid Lit: a growing community

World Kid Lit: a growing community

World Kid Lit: a growing community BACK TO FEATURES Since 2016, World Kid Lit has provided an interactive experience about children’s books from round the world for children and teens.   2020 was the most successful year to date for the World Kid Lit team,...
Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards BACK TO FEATURES Major book awards in the Arab world I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ibtisam Barakat for the UK Booksellers Conference. Ibtisam is the 2020 winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award for children’s literature for her book,...
Talking about Silent Books

Talking about Silent Books

Talking about Silent Books BACK TO NEWS Talking about Silent Books: How wordless texts are being used as a springboard for children’s discussions on how to live together and become socially responsible Fiona Maine, University of Cambridge The IBBY Silent Book project...