October 16, 14.00
Children's science pop: who is the author?
The discussion is devoted to the issues of authorship in children's science pop. Who is able to tell a child about science in a clear and interesting way? Scientists? Teachers? What role do editor, producer, illustrator play in the process of creating a non-fiction book? Is it possible to "put together" such a project directly on the air if all key professionals are present at the meeting? These questions will be answered by professionals from Russia and around the world.The discussion is in English.
Moderator: Edward Nawotka (International Editor of Publishers Weekly, USA)
Participants: Georgia Grilli (professor at the University of Bologna, curator of the international exhibition on children's non-fiction literature, Italy); Bernardo P. Carvalho (author, illustrator, honored with a special mention at the 2020 Bologna-Ragazzi Prize in the category "Non-fiction", Portugal); Grace Maccarone (author, editor at the Holiday House, USA); Ilya Kolmanovsky (science journalist, author of children's books, Russia); Natalia Nartsissova (editor at "Alpina non-fiction", Russia).
Organized by Moscow International Book Fair in association with Bologna Children's Book Fair