TEHRAN.(Iranart) – The Iranian Association of Writers for Children and Youth will promote 300 bestselling titles by Iranian writers at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017.
All these books, which are in English, will be introduced to the visitors through a catalogue, Leila Maktabifard, an official from the association, told the Persian service of IRNA on Tuesday.
She also said that the association has arranged several programs and meetings at the five-day fair, which will open on October 11.
“One of the meetings, focusing on the promotion of book reading in Iran and Germany, will be organized on the opening day of the fair,” she added.
Veteran children’s book writer Mahmud Barabadi is scheduled to attend the meeting.
“Other meetings will focus on introducing literary agencies active in the publication of children’s books in Iran,” she added.
Representatives from the German independent Hagebutte Publishing House, a publisher active in publishing German and Persian bilingual children books, have also been invited to introduce their latest books, she remarked.