Our pre-Bologna Children’s Books Edition gives us an opportunity to hear from IBBY on Putin’s assault on Ukraine – and its children.
As children’s reading has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, CONTEC Mexico speakers said themes and issues have broadened.
This year’s CONTEC México program from Frankfurter Buchmesse brings together textual and visual storytellers.
The International Publishers Association’s officers were engaged at Frankfurt Book Fair, Bodour Al Qasimi leading activities and messaging.
Parallel to concerns and talks on sustainability during Frankfurter Buchmesse this week, HarperCollins has engaged London’s Brite Green.
The agreement between these international organizations calls for discussions, opening at Frankfurter Buchmesse and leading up to COP26.
‘A robust roadmap for the future of publishing,’ the IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi says, needs a strong stance on children’s literature and reading.
From Brazil, China, India, and the UAE, five children’s book publishers spoke the growing urgency to build young readership as competitive digital enticements grow more seductive.
Illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and writer Cao Wenxuan are among winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.