January 2011 Events

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An Exquisite Vision: The Art of Lisbeth Zwerger~ ongoing until Jan 9, Hannover, Germany

Doll Eyes- Art Exhibit and Book Launch~ ongoing until Jan 14, Manila, Philippines

Magical Moominvalley: The World of the Moomins, Created by Finnish artist Tove Jansson~ ongoing until Jan 15, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Golden Kite, Golden Dreams: The SCBWI Awards Exhibit~ ongoing until Jan 16, Omaha, NE, USA

Summertime Reading Club~ ongoing until Jan 21, New Zealand

Monsters and Miracles: A Journey through Jewish Picture Books~ ongoing until Jan 23, Amherst, MA, USA

Drawn in Brooklyn Exhibit of Original Picture Book Art by Brooklyn Illustrators~ ongoing until Jan 23, Brooklyn, NY, USA

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature Presents From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick~ ongoing until Jan 29, Abilene, TX, USA

Fins and Feathers: Original Children’s Book Illustrations from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art~ ongoing until Jan 30, Raleigh, NC, USA

Summer Reading Club: Scare Up a Good Story~ ongoing until Jan 31, Australia

The Golden Age of the Picture Book: 1920s & 1930s – History’s Message to Children~ ongoing until Feb 6, Tokyo, Japan

Tales in the Garden Festival~ ongoing until Feb 12, Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mirror, an Exhibition by Children’s Author and Artist Jeannie Baker~ ongoing until Feb 13, Australia

2011 Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award~ submissions accepted until Feb 25, United Kingdom

International Youth Library Exhibit: The Fabulous World of John Kilaka, Pictures and Drawings by a Tanzanian Artist~ ongoing until Feb 28, Munich, Germany

Mr Gumpy and Other Outings; Celebrating 50 years of John Burningham’s at Seven Stories~ ongoing until Mar, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books Exhibit: Winter Fun!~ ongoing until Mar 5, Toronto, ON, Canada

2011 PBBY-Alcala Prize~ submissions accepted until Mar 30, Philippines

International Youth Library Presents Walls: A Book and an Exhibition~ ongoing until Apr 5, Munich, Germany

Making Books Sing Presents a One-Woman Play Based on The Storyteller’s Candle/La velita de los cuentos by Lucía Gonzalez~ ongoing until spring, New York, NY, USA

Partners in Wonder: Selections from the Collection of Jane Yolen~ ongoing until May 1, Amherst, MA, USA

Look! The Art of Australian Picture Books Today~ ongoing until May 29, Melbourne, Australia

The Art Institute of Chicago Exhibit: Real and Imaginary: Three Latin American Artists – Raúl Colón, David Diaz and Yuyi Morales~ ongoing until May 29, Chicago, IL, USA

Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney~ ongoing until May 30, Stockbridge, MA, USA

Animal Fair: Birds, Beasts, and Bugs in Children’s Book Illustrations~ ongoing until Jun 5, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Seven Stories Exhibit: There’s Nuffin Like a Puffin!~ ongoing until Jun 27, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

International Youth Library Exhibit: The World in Miniature. The Family in Historic Picture Books and Children’s Literature~ ongoing until Aug 31, Munich, Germany

Launch of the 2011 Romeo Forbes Children’s Story Writing Competition~ Philippines

The Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation Winner Announced~ United Kingdom

2010 Cybils (the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) Finalists Announced~ Jan 1

Chennai Book Fair~ Jan 4 – 17, Chennai, India

Culture in Translation: Reception of Chinese Literature in the World~ Jan 6 – 8, Hong Kong

USBBY Events at the ALA Midwinter Meeting (2011 Outstanding International Books Announced and Presentation by Author Mitali Perkins)~ Jan 7, San Diego, CA, USA

American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting~ Jan 7 – 11, San Diego, CA, USA

ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Events at the ALA Midwinter Meeting~ Jan 7 – 11, San Diego, CA, USA

9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities~ Jan 9 – 12, Honolulu, HI, USA

2011 American Library Association (ALA) Youth Media Awards Announced~ Jan 10, San Diego, CA, USA

Center for the Book Presents Author Kate Masur Discussing Her New Book An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C.~ Jan 12, Washington, D.C., USA

Golden Kite, Golden Dream Exhibit Event with David Diaz~ Jan 16, Omaha, NE, USA

Chapter & Verse’s (A Book Club for Adults Discussing Children’s Lit) January Meeting~ Jan 20, USA

Once Upon a Time… Lessons in Children’s Literature~ Jan 20, Springdale, AR, USA

The Influence of Children’s Literature on Adult Literature~ Jan 20, Reading, United Kingdom

Multicultural Literature in the Classroom – What, How & Why~ Jan 20, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Adaptation of Canonical Texts in Children’s Literature Symposium~ Jan 20 – 21, Ghent, Belgium

TD National Reading Summit II: Toward a Nation of Readers~ Jan 20 – 21, Montreal, QC, Canada

Jaipur Literature Festival~ Jan 21 – 25, Jaipur, India

What’s Happening with Children’s Books in the World?~ Jan 22, Tokyo, Japan

22nd Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities~ Jan 22 – 30, Eatonville, Fl, USA

No Name-Calling Week~ Jan 24 – 28, USA and Canada

Invisible Storytellers: The Role of Translators in Children’s Literature~ Jan 25, London, United Kingdom

Yabun 2011: Celebrating Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Cultures~ Jan 26, Sydney, Australia

Galle Literary Festival~ Jan 26 – 30, Galle, Sri Lanka

Kolkata Book Fair~ Jan 26 – Feb 6, Kolkata, India

Family Literacy Day~ Jan 27, Canada

Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias~ Jan 27 – 30, Cartagena, Columbia

SCBWI Japan Presents Author/Illustrator Frané Lessac: Creating Global Children’s Books~ Jan 28, Tokyo, Japan

Buechner Lectureship Activities Fundraiser with National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature (USA) Katherine Paterson~ Jan 28 – 29, Bristol, TN, USA

12th Annual SCBWI International Winter Conference~ Jan 28 – 30, New York, NY, USA

Children’s & Young Adults’ Book Fair~ Jan 28 – 31, Marousi, Greece

Children’s Literature in Wales~ Jan 29, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Asian Children’s Festival~ Jan 29 – 30, Singapore

2 Responses to “January 2011 Events”

  1. Marjorie Says:

    Another action-packed calendar – thank you, Corinne. Sadly, I won’t even be able to make iot to those events closer to home. How I’d love to go and relive the enchantment of the Moomins over in Lancashire!

  2. Myra Garces-Bacsal Says:

    Hi Corinne, I continue to be amazed at how comprehensive this monthly posting is. I love it. =) See you in May for the AFCC.