Latin American Children’s Book Creators

Latin American Children’s Book Creators

free webinar series

10:00-11:30am Central Time (via Zoom)

(Simultaneous translation to English will be available.)

June 24 – recording
Antonio Malpica (Mexico)

Moderated by Adolfo Córdova (Author and Children’s Literature Specialist)

July 1 – recording
Isol (Argentina)

Moderated by Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Author, Researcher, and Head of Strategic Relations at Editorial Norma, Colombia)

July 22 recording
María Teresa Andruetto (Argentina)

Moderated by Lola Rubio (President of IBBY Argentina – ALIJA)

July 29 recording
María José Ferrada (Chile)

Moderated by Lawrence Schimel (Author, Translator, Editor)

August 12 recording
Roger Mello (Brazil)

Moderated by Junko Yokota (Director, Center for Teaching Through Children’s Books, National Louis University)

August 24 recording
Gusti (Argentina)

Moderated by Jochen Weber (Head of Language Sections, International Youth Library)


Simultaneous Interpreters:  Diana Arbiser and Fátima Cornwall

To join us for one or more dates, please register HERE

NOTE:  Full series registrations (by clicking above) may be submitted at any time.  However, to receive the unique Zoom invite for a specific session, your series registration via this website must be submitted by 6pm Central Time (Chicago/Milwaukee) the day before the session is scheduled.  (Example:  To receive the Zoom link for August 24 with Gusti, please submit your series registration by August 23, 6pm Central.)


NOTA: Los registros de la serie completa (haciendo clic arriba) se pueden enviar en cualquier momento. Sin embargo, para recibir la invitación única de Zoom para una sesión específica, su registro de la serie a través de este sitio web debe enviarse antes de las 6 pm hora central (Chicago / Milwaukee) el día anterior a la programación de la sesión. (Ejemplo: Para recibir el enlace de Zoom para el 24 de agosto con Gusti, envíe su registro de la serie antes del 23 de agosto a las 6 p.m. hora central.)

A collaboration between the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with the International Youth Library (Munich, Germany) and UWM Translation & Interpreting Studies.  CLACS is a Title  VI National Resource Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Our thanks to Jochen Weber (Head of Language Sections, International Youth Library) for his extensive and thoughtful role in shaping this series.

For those of you in the U.S., Books del Sur is one source for authentic children’s literature in Spanish: They generally work directly with schools, but can work with individual orders from participants in this series (minimum order amount).