We are working on a longer post with summaries from our recent IBBY/NCRCL Conference (Saturday, 10th November) which was on the theme ‘Beyond the Book’. But in the mean time, we thought people might enjoying seeing photos from the day.
NCRCL Director, Lisa Sainsbury, opens the conference.
Matthew Grenby from the University of Newcastle gave a talk on 18th century hand-written manuscripts and the origins of children’s book publishing.
‘Digital Developments: Panel on Books Apps and Digital Publishing’, left to right: Laura Atkins (NCRCL – moderator), Kate Wilson (Nosy Crow), Neal Hoskins (Winged Chariot) and Sara O’Connor (Hot Key Books)
Author Sita Brahmachari (Artichoke Hearts) on creating a circus-theatre adaptation of Shaun Tan’s The Arrival.
School librarian Kay Waddilove and young book reviewer Emilia Lamkin (age 12) discuss shadowing book awards
Roehampton archivist Kornelia Cepok and librarian Julie Mills cut the cake celebrating Just William’s 90th anniversary, and highlighting the Richmal Crompton collection held at the University of Roehampton. Thanks to Macmillan Children’s Books for co-sponsoring the cake.
There are more photos to come of the afternoon sessions (David Wood; the Pop Up panel with Dylan Calder, Candy Gourlay, Karin Littlewood, and James Mayhew; and Jim Kay).
You can follow the Twitter convesation on the day at #IBBY12.
And if you want to see more of Jim Kay’s presentation, Candy Gourlay has created a wonderful illustrated summary here.