The "Future" in Children's Books

Whereas the wish of the owners of the weapon factories to share their products was considered “safe,” the wish of these people to share some words they have written on a piece of paper was considered dangerous. Read More…

Izmir International Symposium on Children and Youth Literature

What brings us all together here today is the children's literature and that is an issue under what we call art. We children's authors, if we are not educators or teacher but artists, it means we are spending our time on something which is not measurable, not specified, not exact, has no borders, has no aim, no purpose, no rules, open to any alterations, no shape and the most important, it is not social and massive but individualistic. Read More…

IFLA 1995 conference

“It is true that there are cultural differences between the people living at different parts of the earth. There are economical problems, there are social problems, there is violence, there are wars. But children, no matter where and under what condition they live, need not only food, shelter, not only medicine, not only our love and care, but also information, and books. Whether is in the form of a poem, a story, a fairy tale, or a novel , the necessity to satisfy their curiosity with literature is as universal as all other needs of the children.” Read More…
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