Malaysian Section of IBBY

Malaysia Board on Books for Young People (MBBY)

c/o Kuala Lumpur Library

No. 1 Jalan Raja 

50050 Kuala Lumpur 

E-mail: ibbymalaysiagmail.LÖ



Mr Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin

Tel. [int. + 60] 12 212 1646

E-mail: aredzagmail.LÖ

(address of the section)


Vice President

Mr Sidin Ahmad Ishak

Tel. [int. + 60] 12 339 3066

E-mail: mdsidingmail.LÖ

(address of the section)



Ms Anita Mohd Jali

E-mail: anitamohdjaliyahoo.LÖ

(address of the section)


Liaison Officer

Ms Alimah Salam

Tel. [int. + 60] 19 384 3676

E-mail: alimah_salamyahoo.LÖ

(address of the section)


Bookbird Correspondent

Mr Sidin Ahmad Ishak

E-mail: mdsidingmail.LÖ

(address of the section)

Shahaneem Hanoum 1949-2012

Shahaneem Hanoum President of IBBY Malaysia passed away on 24 September 2012 after a long battle with cancer. 

Shahaneem was born in 1949, and has been involved in IBBY since MBBY was reformed and readmitted to IBBY in 2001.  For many years she was the director of Selangor Public Library Corporation, in Shah Alam.  In recognition of her contributions and achievements to children's literature and reading promotion activities, as well as for her work in libraries and women's associations, she was awarded various honorary titles from His Royal Highness, including DSSA in 1998, which carries the title Datin Paduka. She was elected to the IBBY Executive Committee at the General Assembly in Cape Town in 2004 and served as an EC member until 2006.  During her time on the EC Shahaneem participated in meetings and served on various committees.