From the desk of the Secretary-General of the Pan African Writers Association, Dr Wale Okediran.
To all African Publishers/ Authors,
On 23rd April, 2021, the organisers of the SDG Book Club African Chapter inaugurated the Book Club by officially launching the selected books (Reading list) for SDG 1: No Poverty and SDG 2: Zero Hunger
Please visit the UN’s website for the project, visit: https://namibia.un.org/en/125415-sdg-book-club-african-chapter.
Download the reading list here: https://namibia.un.org/sites/default/files/2021-04/SDG%20BOOK%20CLUB%20English%20Reading%20List.pdf
We are by this circular making a call to African publishers and authors to submit your books for children in the ages of 6 and 12 that relate to the SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.
The submission can be done by filling any of the forms from the links below.
To make the application complete, the applicant should mail the book in pdf to the given e-mail in the form (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The SDG Book Club African Chapter focuses on African children’s books (fiction and non-fiction but not textbook) in English, French, Arabic and Kiswahili.
You can also use any of the links to submit a suitable book in any African language that relates to the SDG 3.
English: https://forms.gle/mqvd7PybpSCEX9ht7 French: https://forms.gle/YccNR5YBedamDsfk7
Arabic: https://forms.gle/nudzEQKcDpyVoJJQ6 Kiswahili: https://forms.gle/8n61vr4pFaLb8KJR9
Kindly note that the deadline for the submission of the form and book is Friday 14th May, 2021.
The UN SDG Book Club African Chapter promotes books and reading to children in Africa, provides great promotion for authors, publishers, booksellers, libraries, etc., foster great book industry collaboration and enhance great opportunities for intra-African trade promotion of books.
Publishers/ authors whose books are selected would be given a sticker that may be affixed on the front
cover for e-book and reprinted copies.