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50 years of NCACL!

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature  is celebrating its 50th Birthday.

That is, 50 years of devoted collecting, organising, describing and cataloguing Australian children’s literature.

The collection* has grown to include over 57,546 books.  Some 5,577 of these books are in overseas translations in 79 languages. This has been achieved with generous assistance from authors, illustrators, publishers, partners and sponsors.

The National Centre has also over 570 research files, with significant collections of authors’, illustrators’ and publishers’ papers, manuscripts and artwork.

To congratulate NCACL with a Birthday message contact

NCACL is located in the hub, opposite Mizzunas, visitors are welcome during opening hours while online access is available 24/7 for our national and international followers.

Congratulations again NCACL!!!