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...
Books Collections

Books Collections

International Books Collections IBBY has established several collections of children’s books, each with its own emphasis. These include a biennial Honour List of the best books from around the world; a list on books for or about disabled children; wordless book...
Books Without Words

Books Without Words

Books Without Words Twenty years ago, in 1999, when I was Books Editor of Practical Parenting magazine, I wrote a ‘Bookshelf’ feature on wordless picturebooks (also known as ‘silent books’) for under-5s. It included Peter Collington’s The Tooth Fairy (1995), Quentin...
Silent Books at Glasgow University

Silent Books at Glasgow University

Silent Books at Glasgow University Jennifer Farrar describes her sessions with students at Glasgow University using the IBBY Silent Books Collection. We weren’t entirely sure what to expect of the two grey crates of Silent Books when they arrived at Glasgow...