We are delighted to announce the programme for the 20th annual IBBY/NCRCL Conference! Registration for the conference is open until November 5th – book your place here!
9.30 Registration and arrival tea and coffee
10.00 Welcome from Clive Barnes and Dr Lisa Sainsbury
10.10 Jean Webb (University of Worcester) – “Childhood three ways: constructions of childhood through food in children’s literature”
10.50 Anne Harvey – “Food in Poetry for Children”. This will be followed by readings interspersed throughout the day called “Eating my Words”
11.10 Comfort break
11.25 Fiona Dunbar – “Girls and Body Image”
12.05 Professor Nicki Humble (University of Roehampton) – “Liniment Cake, Beavers and Buttered Eggs: Children Cooking and Cooking for Children”
12.50 IBBY and NCRCL news
14.00 Parallel sessions
15.15 Guo Yue – ‘Music , food and love. Little leap forward’
16.00 Tea and a celebration of Judith Kerr’s contribution to children’s literature and the 40th anniversary of her classic children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea.
16.45 David Lucas – “Drawing, stories, ambiguity and magic”
To book your place click HERE