Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Online Discussion

28th May 2021:

»The Arab World and Europe: Flight and migration in children’s books«

Panel discussion at Digital Frankfurt Book Fair with Ibtisam Barakat and Kirsten Boie

Broadcast on 16-10-2020

How do children’s book authors write about the difficult subject of flight and expulsion? What kind of children’s literature is needed to encourage sensitive yet open discussions about this topic?

In conversation with Ibtisam Barakat, versatile Palestinian-American children’s book author and winner of this year’s Sheikh Zayed Award, and Kirsten Boie, well-known German author of children’s and young adult books, this panel discussion sheds light on these and other important questions from different perspectives and (writing) experiences.

Moderated by Dr. Stephan Milich

Cooperation Partner: Litprom e.V. & Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

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