Collections

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (formerly Lu Rees Archives) is a comprehensive collection of books and other resources about authors, illustrators, publishers and their creative works. The collection includes over 42,000 books, with some 4,200 of these in overseas translations in 59 languages, over 520 research files, and significant collections of authors’, illustrators’ and publishers’ papers, manuscripts and artwork. The resources are publicly available, and visitors are welcome during opening hours.

Artists’ Artwork
Author and Illustrator research files
Books Illustrated Donation
CBCA Children’s Book Week Artwork Collection
John Barrow Art Collection
Looking after your papers
Walter McVitty Archives
Websites on Children’s Literature
Poster collection
Publishers’ Websites
Wish lists

Emily Rodda’s many translations