Collections

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inc (formerly Lu Rees Archives) is a comprehensive collection of books and other resources about Australian authors, illustrators, publishers and their creative works. The collection* includes over 52,000 books.  Some 5,200 of these books are in overseas translations in 68 languages. The Centre’s latest and first every language edition is in Mongolian.

The  Centre also has over 546 research files, with significant collections of authors’, illustrators’ and publishers’ papers, manuscripts and artwork. The resources are publicly available, and visitors are welcome during opening hours.

* Collection as at June 2022

Artists’ Artwork
Australian Children’s Publishers
Author and Illustrator research files
Books Illustrated Donation
CBCA Children’s Book Week Artwork Collection
Christobel Mattingley Donation
Ephemera
John Barrow Art Collection
Looking after your papers
Medals & Awards
NCACL Artwork Frameworks
Nicholls Schools’ Donation
Walter McVitty Archives
Websites on Children’s Literature
Poster collection
Publishers’ Websites
Wish Lists

Emily Rodda’s many translations

Posted by: NCACL | Published: 27 Mar 2018