On every 2nd April International Children Book Day is celebrated , inspiring children to pick up a book to read
International Board on Books For Young People, or IBBY organize book reading, the aim is to promote books and reading to young people.
IBBY was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1953 and now there are 70 National Sections from all parts of the world.
During International Children’s Book Day there will be a number of events held around the world, including writing competitions and talks from famous authors and illustrators.
While you might be familiar with well-known works like Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland, there are many more fabulous children’s books out there waiting to be discovered – not just by children but by adults who are young at heart too!
To find out more about the day and events happening near you, visit International Childrens Book Day website or pick up a book today by clicking below