IBBY UK AGM at the Black Cultural Archives

IBBY UK AGM at the Black Cultural Archives

A summary of  IBBY UK's guest speaker at our AGM on 20 June 2018 at the Black Cultural Archives: SI Martin, the author of 2 children's books: Jupiter Williams (2007) and Jupiter Amidships(2009). Steve discussed his experience of using archives in writing children's...
Speaking the Truth: A Fairy Tale Podcast

Speaking the Truth: A Fairy Tale Podcast

A podcast about the power of fairy tales supported by CLPE, IBBY UK and Tiny Owl Publishing.   Ann Lazim, librarian at the Centre of Literacy in Primary Education, talks to author Beverley Naidoo and fairytale specialist Jack Zipes about the magic and power of...
Q&A with author Melvin Burgess

Q&A with author Melvin Burgess

A blog by Hannah Kate about IBBY UK's recent Q&A with author Melvin Burgess at Manchester’s Portico Library. A Patron of The Portico Library, Melvin Burgess is an award-winning author of children's and young adult fiction. Often referred to as 'the godfather of teen...
Otter-Barry Books

Otter-Barry Books

In this interview, we feature Otter Barry Books, a recently established independent United Kingdom publisher. It is headed by Janetta Otter Barry, someone with a vast experience in publishing, beginning with Blackie and Methuen. From 1988, she worked as Editorial...
Lampedusa – IBBY Camp March 2018

Lampedusa – IBBY Camp March 2018

In response to the waves of refugees from Africa and the Middle East arriving in the Italian island, Lampedusa, IBBY launched the project “Silent Books, from the world to Lampedusa and back” in 2012. The project involved creating the first library on Lampedusa to be...