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International Youth Literature Collection: Journals and Blogs


Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature (ISSN 0006 7377) is a refereed journal published quarterly by IBBY.

Publisher Spotlight Blog


Book promoter Ellen Myrick and her team showcase books, their authors and translators on this blog


The International Research Society for  Children's Literature provides basic information about the major children's literature journals known and used by members of the board.

Words Without Borders

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Words without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature in this monthly online magazine.

Kids Book Review. Australia

The Kids' Book Review blog is a 100% voluntary children’s literature and book review site that supports and features authors, illustrators and publishers Australia-wide and internationally.


UK Based Children and YA Book Blogs

This page is a resource for anyone looking for bloggers in the UK who review books for children and teenagers. 

Book Bairn and the Wee Page Turner

The main goal of this blog from Scotland is to enjoy reading stories together, blogging about what we are enjoying reading and discussing books.

SCBWI International Regions

The Society of Children's Book Illustrators and Writers is an organization for children's book creators. Regional Chapters around the world promote their work and many maintain blogs. 


USBBY Bridges Newsletter

USBBY's quarterly Newsletter Bridges is available on line. . 

World Kid Lit Blog

This blog explores translated children's and YA literature . 


Planet Picture Book

Laura Taylor's  aim is to focus on contemporary children’s books, ideally by authors and illustrators who are based in their country of origin on the blog Planet Picture Book


SCBWI Australia and New Zealand

SCBWI East & New Zealand aims is to create a vibrant community of kids’ book creators. 

SCBWI West unites authors and illustrators from Western Australia. Both maintain blogs. 


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