Diversify Your Library Experience with a visit from Bernard Mensah
Promote Inclusivity and Cultural Awareness with Unique and Engaging Stories that Celebrate Diversity
Are you looking for a way to diversify your library collection and excite children visitors with the power of diverse storytelling? A visit from Bernard is a perfect way to do that!
Bernard is a passionate children's book author who is committed to promoting the values of diversity and equality through his unique and engaging stories.
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Studies have shown that diverse books are crucial for children's cognitive and social development, and great libraries like yours are always looking for ways to promote inclusivity and cultural awareness among their patrons. In fact, when booking events, libraries often look for:
Authors who can provide a unique perspective on the world and promote empathy and inclusivity among their readers.
Stories that celebrate diversity and provide a window into different cultures and experiences.
Engaging and thought-provoking presentations that will captivate readers of all ages.
Bernard's books tick all these boxes and more. His stories provide a unique insight into the true Africa, celebrating the values of diversity and equality that are at the core of a modern society.
The fabulous art in his books brings the characters and settings to life in a way that will captivate readers of all ages, while his engaging presentations provide a window into a different world and promote empathy, inclusivity, and cultural awareness among his audience.
Through his books, Bernard works hard to ensure that children learn something new and have an experience that will last a lifetime.
Only 27% of children's books published in the UK in 2017 featured a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) character, despite BAME people making up 18% of the UK population. (Source: BookTrust)
Children who read diverse books show increased empathy and reduced prejudice towards people from different backgrounds. (Source: Cooperative Children's Book Center)
Students who read diverse books are more likely to have positive relationships with peers from different backgrounds. (Source: Scholastic)
Children who read diverse books have higher academic achievement and better problem-solving skills. (Source: National Council of Teachers of English)
In a survey of library professionals, 77% said that diverse books were very important to their library collections. (Source: School Library Journal)
Diverse books are more likely to circulate than non-diverse books in libraries that serve diverse communities. (Source: School Library Journal)
So, what are you waiting for?
Bring the magic of Bernard K. Mensah's books to your library collection and give your visitors a chance to learn about the world in a new and exciting way. Book now to learn more about Bernard's books and how you can add them to your library collection.
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to diversify your library collection, engage your patrons, and promote inclusivity and cultural awareness among your community.