The $10,000 Joy of Reading Award, established by the IT-company Systematic in collaboration with Next Library, supports innovative projects worldwide hat promote the joy of reading.

Saide’s African Storybook is one of six nominees for 2019, including:

  • Australian Reading Hour, Australia
  • Edu’Kenya, Kenya
  • Nal’ibali Reading for Enjoyment Campaign, South Africa
  • The Travelling Reading Sofa, Germany
  • OSU Children’s Library Fund, Ghana

The winner will be announced Sunday June 2nd 2019 at the Next Library Conference in Aarhus, Denmark.

As a finalist we were required to submit a short video on the project.