Pam Dix was a librarian and lecturer in children’s literature. She is the chair of IBBY UK (International Board of Books for Young People). IBBY Italia established the Silent Book Project, initially to work with refugee groups, and IBBY UK manages the UK tours of these books and other IBBY international collections. Working with IBBY Europe, Pam organises a biennial conference at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. She also works with two charities involved with library and book provision in sub Saharan Africa. Pam has recently edited the proceedings of the 2016 IBBY World Congress, published as Children’s literature in a multiliterate world, by Trentham Books at UCL IOE Press. She is currently working on a book exploring the history of illustration in children’s information books.