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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers should 'hire more BAME staff' to improve representation in children’s books

Hiring more employees of colour and seeing stories with BAME characters as normal, not niche, are just some ideas suggested by the book industry following a damning report which revealed that only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAME characters should be 'more central' in children's books

Ethnic minority characters should feature in more books and not be defined by their "otherness". Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on children’s books: a restricted view of a wide world | Editorial

Almost a third of school-age children are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. But they will still struggle to find characters who resemble themselvesBooks can show us the world both as it is, and as it could be – “mirrors and windows”, as the author Malorie Blackman notes. For... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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