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International Youth Literature Collection: Exhibitions

Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB)

Since the autumn of 1967, every odd year in Bratislava, the BIB,  a world-famous international juried exhibition of originals of illustrations made for children's and juvenile books has been held.

                       BIB - logo

View a retrospective of the BIB from 1967-2009 here


Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Concours

Nami Concours aims to encourage artists’ creativity and contribute to the advancement of the quality of picture book illustrations. It is organized every 2 years by Nami Island, the official sponsor of IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Awards.

             Nami Concours 2019 - Nami Island Picture Book Illustration Concours -  InfoDesigners

This video showcases the winners of the 2013 NiiC winners. 

Check out this amazing playlist of youtube video tours of past exhibitions. 

Nami Island International Book Festival

The Nami Island International Children's Book Festival is a biannual event that aims to encourage artists' creativity and contribute to the advancement of the quality in picture book illustrations. Highlights of the 2019 Festival are here

IBBY's Traveling Exhibitions

IBBY provides collections of books, usually with an annotated catalogue, as travelling exhibitions. Exhibitions currently available are the IBBY Honour Books, Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities and Silent Books. 

IBBY International Board on Books for Young People

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