Larry Sipe collection found a new home!

Larry Sipe’s collection of picture books and children’s literature has found a new home at the International Youth Library in Munich. Processing the complete collection of about 4,200 books was no mean feat, but with determination and international help, we were able to complete the cataloguing process in December 2013. Weiterlesen

Anārestān: An Exhibition of Contemporary Iranian Illustration.

Ali BoozariAli Boozari, Iranian illustrator and head of the Iranian illustrator’s society collected the artwork in Iran. In the following article he describes the story behind this unique exhibition and gives us a review of the opening and the accompanying workshops with German schoolclasses.

Located in the historical campus of Blutenburg castle in Germany, the International Youth Library of Munich is the largest library for international literature for children and young in the world.In addition to the unique book collection, the halls of Blutenburg castle host various events. These exhibitions include illustration exhibitions and the display of literary works (past and present) from different countries. Designed for both children and adults, such exhibitions also include the display of literary works and recommended catalogues. Some of these exhibitions travel to the public libraries of schools and various institutes to be displayed again . Weiterlesen