The Children’s Literary Salon Presents: Books for Children Around the World – A Global Conversation
Saturday, May 5th at 2:00pm
The Children’s Literary Salon is a monthly gathering of children’s literature enthusiasts that is free to the public. Join them this month as they discuss children's books around the world.
Hear a panel of international authors discuss the worldwide state of children’s literature and publishing. Constance Vidor, Director of Library Services at Friends Seminary, will begin with an overview of the International Board on Books for the Young. A panel discussion will follow between Sharon Elswit, the anthologist of The Jewish Story Finder and The East Asian Story Finder, and Israeli Pnina Moed Kass, the author of Real Time, translated into German & French, winner of the National Jewish Book Award and the Sydney Taylor. Rebecca Linde the Director of Sponsorship and Marketing of the New York International Children’s Film Festival, will end the afternoon with a peek into this year’s Film Festival.
Location: New York Public Library, located at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, in the Berger Forum on the second floor.