The following IBBY publications can be purchased. The secure payment system can be used for payment by charge card. All prices are in US$. Please contact the IBBY Secretariat if you prefer to pay in Swiss Francs (CHF) or Euros (EUR), or wish to use a different method of payment.

The fundraising anthology, Under the Spell of the Moon, published by Groundwood Books, is available from or through your local bookshop (ISBN: 0-88899-559-8).


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Outstanding Books For Young People with Disabilities 2019

An international selection of 40 titles chosen by the IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities.

English, brochure, full colour, 2019, 48pp, 210x150mm
For bulk orders please contact the IBBY Secretariat

Price: US$ 10.00

IBBY Honour List 2018

Edited by IBBY Secretariat

The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of recently published titles that are nominated for their outstanding writing, illustrations or translation by the National Sections of IBBY. The 2018 selection of 191 titles in 50 languages from 61 countries comprises 73 entries in the category Writing, 59 in the category Illustration and 59 in the category Translation. 

Printing sponsored by CCPPG, China
English, brochure, full colour, 2018, 128pp, 150x210mm

For bulk orders please contact the IBBY Secretariat

Price: US$ 10.00

Hans Christian Andersen Awards 1956-2002

Written and edited by Eva Glistrup and translated by Patricia Crampton

The Hans Christian Andersen Awards are the highest international recognition in children’s literature. They are presented during the biennial IBBY Congress to an author and an illustrator for their lifetime contribution to children’s literature.

Produced by Gyldendal, Copenhagen and sponsored by the Lottery Fund of Canton Basel-Land.

Price: US$ 30.00

IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 1988-2002

Since 1988 the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Awards has been given to projects that have made an important contribution to the promotion of children’s reading. A catalogue was specially produced for the Jubilee Congress presenting the winners between 1988 and 2002.

Edited by Leena Maissen and sponsored by the Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo and Schwabe AG, Basel.

English, brochure, full colour, 2002, 71pp. 210x147mm
(including complementary information about the Award since 2002)

For bulk orders please contact the IBBY Secretariat

Price: US$ 10.00

International Children's Book Day 1967-2002

International Children’s Book day is celebrated through activities on 2 April, the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen. Each year a different National Section of IBBY sponsors the event with a poster and message addressed to the children of the world. The catalogue that was specially produced for the Jubilee Congress includes the messages and posters created from 1967 to 2002.

Edited by Loty Petrovits in cooperation with the IBBY Secretariat, sponsored by Bayard Jeunesse and Gallimard Jeunesse, Paris.

English, brochure, full colour, 2002, 87pp, 155x235mm

Price: US$ 10.00

Under the Spell of the Moon

In honour of IBBY, and to support its future work, many of the world’s greatest illustrators for children – both famous and relatively unknown – have donated a work of art based on a text of their choice drawn from their childhood and culture. The result is a book that celebrates art created for children from around the world. IBBY will recieve 15% of every book sold.

Published by Groundwood Books, Toronto.English and original language, hardback, full colour, ISBN: 0-88899-559-8

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