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Reading therapy: How to talk to children about war

22 October 2023
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Frankfurt Studio

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In a world where bad and scary news can reach children through various media channels, and when the war comes to the real life of families and impacts kids directly, specialists are explaining the concept of reading therapy and how it can be a powerful tool for discussing complex and sensitive subjects with children. This events is about emotions and emotional intelligence, about books as therapy, about important and difficult topics in books for children, including those in trauma and stress. About how a book can help, attract attention, support and become a friend. This event is suitable for parents, educators, caregivers, and anyone interested in fostering empathy, understanding, and resilience in children when discussing difficult subjects like war. Together, we can empower the next generation to become compassionate global citizens who value peace and unity.


  • Anna Sarvira (Illustrator (Pictoric))

  • Olya Popovych (Publisher (Kalamar))

  • Yuliia Kozlovets (Director, International Book Arsenal Festival)