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Translation grants for Spanish literature

Translation grants for Spanish literature

Translation grants available for Spanish children's books!  Spanish IBBY writes: Dear friends, as you may be aware, Spain will be Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022. In order to increase links with European publishers and raise awareness of Spanish...

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Bookbird: A Flight Through Time

Bookbird: A Flight Through Time

‘Bookbird: A Flight through Time’ is IBBY’s new book telling the story of its international journal Bookbird and gives an informative history of children’s literature internationally.

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2021 Outstanding Books

2021 Outstanding Books

The official catalogue of the 2021 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities is now available!

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Books for Keeps Appeal

Books for Keeps Appeal

Books for Keeps is in need of urgent financial support. Donate now through their Givey appeal. This journal is incredibly important and useful for all of our members so please support them where you can.

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IBBY AGM 2020 on Zoom

IBBY AGM 2020 on Zoom

IBBY 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday, 2nd July, followed by a streaming conversation between Mini Grey and Karenanne Knight that is not to be missed. See inside for registration details.

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Margaret Meek Spencer obituary

Margaret Meek Spencer obituary

We were sorry to learn of the death of Margaret Meek Spencer, an inspiration to all of us and an honorary IBBY member. Here, Clive Barnes and Pat Pinsent reflect on her life and work.

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IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Award Shortlist 2020

IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Award Shortlist 2020

We are happy to announce that the short film made to highlight the 2020 HCA shortlisted nominees is now posted on YouTube. The announcement of the winners of the 2020 Andersen Awards, the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award and the IBBY-iRead Outstanding Reading Promoter Award will be made on Monday, 4 May at 2:30 CET — watch for all updates!

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Entering the Next Decade of Youth Literature and Beyond

Entering the Next Decade of Youth Literature and Beyond

The Race, Empire and Education (REE) Collective at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education, in association with Researchers Exploring Inclusive Youth Literature (REIYL), invite you to attend an event with author, editor, and poet Kwame Alexander.

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UK Submissions for BIB 2019 Announced

UK Submissions for BIB 2019 Announced

IBBY UK and the  International Centre for the Picture Book in Society at Worcester University announce the UK submissions for BIB 2019 (Bratislava Biennalie of Illustration).

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Books Selected for International Disability List

Books Selected for International Disability List

The National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) are pleased to announce that the current round of applications for annual scholarships in children’s literature is open (studies commencing October 2019).

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NCRCL Scholarships 2019 are now open

NCRCL Scholarships 2019 are now open

The National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) are pleased to announce that the current round of applications for annual scholarships in children’s literature is open (studies commencing October 2019).

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Reading the Way 2

Reading the Way 2

Outside In World (OIW), the UK organisation promoting, exploring and celebrating books from around the world

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