Aora Children's Literature Research Centre NSW Inc

Aora is a voluntary committee of academics, teachers, librarians, publishers and others interested in children's literature. The committee is responsible for the care, control and management of this unique heritage collection of children's materials.


Collection of 20,000 + children's books with some periodicals and a/v. This heritage collection reflects the reading interests of NSW (and Australian) children since 1788. Strong emphasis on Australian materials. Provides an easily accessible research collection for a wide range of scholars, professional workers and the general public.