Goethe-Institut hosts workshop for children’s book authors, illustrators

Goethe
Goethe

The second part of the workshop for children’s book illustrators and authors, which will be facilitated by Ute Krause and Aminu Abdulkareem, will take place from March 16 to 20, the Goethe-Institut Nigeria has said.

Krause is a German-born author who has written more than 60 children’s books published in Germany and throughout the world, while Aminu is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator who has created work for numerous Nigerian and foreign book publishers.

Six authors and six illustrators, who were selected via an open call last year, will be in attendance.

“The aim of the workshop is to develop affordable children’s books for the Nigerian market, which tell imaginative, yet realistic, stories that reflect the country’s social and cultural environment,” the organisation said in a statement.

The authors to be featured at the workshop include Aduke Gomez, Bukola Ayinde, Funmi Ilori, Hadiza Muhammad, Sope Martins, and Ugochinyelu Anidi. The illustrators are Aminu Mustafa, Edwin Irabor, Folasade Adeshida, Francis Odupute, Olanrewaju Gafar, and Henry Ezeokeke.

Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. Its mandate is to promote the study of German abroad and to encourage international cultural exchange.


Coronavirus factsheet


Advertisement

PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...



BE THE FIRST TO KNOW! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.