We took up the challenge of translating Covid-19 messaging from governments and WHO about the pandemic, the lockdowns, and the eventual return to a new normal in a language and a feeling that everyone can understand.
We wanted to see how children would respond to the news if it was presented in a familiar way; that of the picture book, the textbook, or the chapter book. When we saw that it was working, we had to bring this new 17Promises style of journalism and design to as many children as possible. […]
February’s comment is devoted to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day. It is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., on the third Monday of January. Dr. King’s birthday is January 15. Martin Luther King was a civil rights activist, and a leader in the movement to end racial segregation […]
17 Promises is a publication that explains the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to children and young people. They are the most important stakeholders who will inherit the planet; the future policy makers and caretakers, consumers and workers that should benefit from the improvements we promise today. The SDG’s are the #17Promises™ leaders made to make the planet […]
Afronaut is a new publishing project from Alanna Max featuring books about and for African children, the Afronauts. Many have set to see themselves in a book, despite the millions of folktales and stories from each culture on the continent. It’s been a dream of mine to play back all the wonderful ‘nganos’, or stories from my childhood […]