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How do stylistic choices in books impact meaning and readers’ understanding of the story? This panel will delve into how writing, illustration and even formatting styles can impact or affect the way stories are read and appreciated.

Children's Books Reading Writing for Children and Youths

Dai Yun

戴芸 (Dai Yun) (China / Singapore)

儿童绘本作者,代表作品包括《你看见喜鹊了吗?》、《苏丹的犀角》、《北极熊搬家》、《溜达鸡》、《梧桐》、《臭袜子不见了》、《一到冬天就下雪》等。作品曾获“信谊图画书奖”文字组佳作奖,2018国家图书馆“小金狮杯”原创图画书年度排行榜Top 5, 2019和2022年《父母必读》原创绘本推荐,2019年深圳读书月“年度十大童书”,2019年大鹏自然童书奖,第七届“中国童书榜”最佳童书,第十五届国家文津图书奖推荐图书,2022新京报年度阅读推荐以及第七届“丰子恺儿童图画书奖”首奖等重要奖项。

Dai Yun is the renowned author of The Wandering Chicken, The Plane Tree and Sudan’s Horn. Her books have won several awards, including the Hsin-Yi Picture Book Award and Wenjin Book Award of Top 5 Original Picture Books by the National Library of China in 2018. Created at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, her story Do not Scroll Around during Chinese New Year received more than one million views to bring comfort and strength to a large number of little readers and their families during these unusual times.

Lin Bo Ting

林柏廷 (Lin Bo Ting) (Taiwan)

小时候志向是当兽医,现在创作绘本过生活,年过四十才开始读美术硕士,很怕吵却又喜欢和小孩互动,擅长以粉蜡笔、压克力颜料、复合媒材、电脑绘图等为创作媒材。奖励包括2023 台北国际书展 书展大奖 ,2021金鼎奖优良出版品推荐 ,第七届丰子恺儿童图画书奖推荐。

As a child, Lin Bo Ting’s dream was to become a vet, now he creates picture books for a living. He decided to pursue a Master’s Degree in Art in his 40s. Despite his aversion to noise, he enjoys interacting with children. He is adept at using oil pastels, acrylic paint, mixed media, and the computer to create his artwork. His accolades include the 2023 Taipei International Book Exhibition Award, 2021 Golden Tripod Awards (Outstanding Publication) and the 7th Feng Zikai Chinese Children's Picture Book Award (Recommended Book).   

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