Websites I-Z

Indigenous Literacy Foundation
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is a national charity that was founded and set up by members of the Australian book industry in 2005.

Inside a Dog
All about books, by young people, for young people – where they can find great reads and share their thoughts about books. Site provided by the State Library of Victoria.

The Literature Centre
Supports teachers and authors through workshops and writing programs in Western Australia.

Literature & Language Arts Resources
Variety of resources related to children’s books, literacy and language.

May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust
Lists activities of the Trust which promotes the creation of contemporary Australian children’s literature in the belief that children’s books, written and illustrated by Australians, are vital to the well-being, creativity and literacy of our children.

Misrule: The Home of Australian Children’s Books Online
Reviews, interviews and links.

Nancy Keane’s Children’s Literature Webpage
List of websites dealing with children’s literature.

Paper Tigers
A website, blog, and outreach program centred on multicultural young readers’ books and reading as ways of fostering empathy, understanding and peace.

Promotes Australian picture books and their creators, educates children and adults about picture books, provides a venue for the exhibition of original artwork from picture books.

Seven Stories
The United Kingdom’s National Centre for Children’s books. For updates read the Seven Stories blog.

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
US based website providing information for authors and illustrators of children’s books, including events and other news.

The Style File
Australian book illustrators online.

Vandergrift’s Children’s Literature Page
Promotes books for children, provides resources for parents, teachers and others – includes links.

Women Writers
About women writers past and present.