IBNA- Representing a number of Iranian publishers, Iranian researcher and translator of books for children and young adults Sahar Tarhandeh will be a member of jury panel copyright exchange platform (dPictus).
The platform will hold an exhibition of unpublished illustrated books for the second consecutive year. Illustrators from all across the world are uploading their books on the dPictus website, and the world publishers will judge these works to pick those to be displayed at the exhibition.
Earlier in 2019, 30 publishers selected 48 works out of 350, and these books were shoecased at the Frankfurt Book Fair. This year, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, the exhibition will take place online in 2020 and 48 world-renowned publishers are participating in the process of selecting the books.
Tarhandeh, as the representative of Iranian publishers, Tooti (Parrot) Books, as well as children and young adults department of Fatemi Publications, will select the best among 420 works from 60 countries.