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Internationl Children Book Day

 

issue 6 - April 2013

Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, 2 April, International Children’s Book Day has been celebrated all over the world, aiming to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books.
The celebratory day is co-ordinated by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), a non-profit organisation dedicated to bringing children and books together.
The celebration is an excuse to support the growth and development of indigenous quality literature and to promote fiction, non-fiction and quality translation. It also aims to promote ways to better distribute books and other media while encouraging creators and publishers to produce quality works in order to enhance knowledge about children’s literature.
The following is a selection of some Islamic children’s books especially selected for our readers. ... read more