‘Fieri di leggere’, Italy Seeks to Promote African Children’s Literature and Illustration
An Illustration From ABC Africa Books Children, 2011
MILENA ALBERTIN || AFRICAN COLOURS || JULY 2011
Since 1983, the Cooperativa Giannino Stoppani and the Giannino Stoppani children’s bookstore in Bologna have been working to promote children’s literature and illustration as well as children’s book reading in Italy and abroad.
Every year, they organize ‘Fieri di leggere‘, an initiative that starts during the Bologna International Children’s Bookfair and lasts two months. It includes solo and group exhibits of children’s illustrators from all over the world, meetings with artists, publishers and writers, workshops and public readings dedicated to children and children’s culture. >> READ MORE