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Climate change, narrative & audience development in children's books in different contexts

20 October 2022
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Frankfurter Buchmesse, Conference Room Alliance

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A doom and gloom narrative, which emphasizes problems, costs and adverse impacts, seems to be the most dominant narrative about climate change. Also among children’s books? 

How do publishers react to this theme in different contexts? What are the narratives they use? Is this a chance to create new audiences?  


  • Ayushi Saxena (Art1st Enterprise Pvt Ltd, India)
  • Brad Harris (Imagnary House, South Africa)

Moderator: Mariela Nagle