Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced

Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced

Shortlist for 16th Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, one of the world’s leading prizes dedicated to Arab literature and culture, is described as the ‘Arab World’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize’ by children’s author and 2020 laureate...
Jan Pienkowski obituary

Jan Pienkowski obituary

Jan Pienkowski obituary We were sorry to learn of the death of Jan Pienkowski, an inspiration to all of us and an honorary IBBY member. Here, Nicholas Tucker reflects on his life and work. I knew Jan from when we were undergraduates at Cambridge. Friendly to all,...
Shirley Hughes obituary

Shirley Hughes obituary

Shirley Hughes obituary IBBY UK laments the loss of Shirley Hughes C.B.E, our honorary, and much honoured, member who died aged 94 in February. She was our nominee for the Hans Andersen Award for Illustration in 1997. Here, Clive Barnes pays tribute to her life and...
2022 IBBY Appeal for Funds to support Books for Ukrainian Children in Poland

IBBY Statement on the Ukraine Conflict

IBBY Statement on the Ukraine Conflict To the National Sections, Individual Members, Honorary Members and Partners of IBBY C.c IBBY Executive Committee, IBBY Trust Throughout history, war affects the innocent and above all the children. They have nothing to do with...
IBBY Silent Book Collection

IBBY Silent Book Collection

IBBY Silent Book Collection On March 11th 2022, you can take the opportunity to view and handle 79 wordless picture books, from 52 different countries at this exhibition at Goldsmiths, University of London. This is a unique opportunity to come and see an Exhibition of...