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Groundwood Publisher to tour Iran, Afghanistan, Dubai, and Tunisia

The publisher of Groundwood Books and former president of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is embarking on a month-long speaking and networking tour of Iran, Afghanistan, Dubai, and Tunisia. During her travels, Aldana will meet with the Children's Book Council of Iran (CBCI) to speak about Groundwood's approach to international children's book publishing; consult with local children's literacy workers and the Afghan minister of culture about establishing IBBY chapters in Afghanistan and Tajikstan; fundraise for IBBY initiatives in the emirates and North Africa; and deliver the keynote address at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions conference on intergenerational reading in Tunisia.

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