“There’s no such thing as a Black Princess”: Diversity in Children’s Publishing

“There’s no such thing as a Black Princess”: Diversity in Children’s Publishing
Saturday 2 July 

14:15-15:30 FREE

How can children see themselves represented in books, as well as having a window into different imagined worlds? Tackling the debate on diversity in characters, stories, and the publishing industry, are writers Veronique Tadjo and Kama Sywor Kamanda, and publishers Bibi Bakare Yusuf and Sarah Odedina. Chaired by Bhavit Mehta.

Image Credit: Cover of The little girl who didn’t want to grow up by Véronique Tadjo, Jacana Press. Illustration by Catherine Groenewald.