A Conversation on the Critical Need for Diverse Representation in Children’s Literature

Ottawa, Canada

The Global Centre for Pluralism hosted an event featuring 2019 Global Pluralism Award recipient Deborah Ahenkorah in conversation with author Nahida Esmail and illustrator Randa Abubakr, about their children’s book, Bahiya: The Little Zebra, available for the first time in print. The conversation explored the critical need for positive representations of diversity in children’s literature and across Africa’s literary arts sector.

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