Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB) 2019

Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB) 2019

IBBY UK stand at BIB 2019 Do you have a favourite illustrator? Is there a recent picture book or illustrated book that you have loved? If so, now is your chance to get involved in helping to nominate illustrators for the Bratislava Biennale of Illustration (BIB) 2019,...
Sheila Ray Obituary

Sheila Ray Obituary

IBBY UK colleagues were saddened to hear of the death of honorary member Sheila Ray earlier this year. Sheila and her husband Colin were instrumental in setting up the UK’s first IBBY World Congress in 1982 and both had a long standing connection with IBBY. Sheila was...
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 Blake’s Clown (1995)...

IBBY UK Chair’s Report April 2017 – end March 2018

This has been my fourth year as Chair of IBBY UK, a year in which our activities have diversified and gained prominence. Our good relationships within the children’s book world and within the international IBBY network allow us to bring ideas and real contacts to the...