Each year a poster is developed and distributed around the world. It features images designed to encourage people, especially children, to read books and appreciate literature. There is also a World Book and Copyright Day logo. It has a circle representing the world and 2 books, one of which is open. April 23, 2022 is an occasion to appreciate books and both their authors and their readers, especially children. You, the reader, reads the theme for World Book Day 2022, and the focus is on getting books into the hands of children. For example, every British schoolchild receives a symbolic reward for buying a book, because there is nothing better than having your own copy. Children are encouraged to dress up during the day as one of their favorite fictional characters.
World Book and Copyright Day, a United Nations holiday sponsored by UNESCO, is observed every year on 23 April. This day aims to promote reading in all communities and encourage people to explore different types of literature. and discover the benefits of reading. The focus is on children and young people to instill in them a love of books and to promote reading for pleasure to contribute to their future and development.
What started as April 23, 1995 has spread to more than 100 countries around the world, becoming a global celebration of reading for pleasure. April 23 was chosen because on this day in 1616 the playwright and poet William Shakespeare and the writer Miguel de Cervantes died. Although this day has less focus on readers, it promotes equal access to books through the participation of librarians, publishers and booksellers.
Each year, the World Book Capital is selected based on the city commitment to promoting freedom of expression through books. Recent capitals include Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tbilisi, Georgia. For 2022, the Book Capital is Guadalajara, Mexico, chosen for its plan to use books to promote social change and build a more peaceful culture.
Here are some ways to support. Donate used books to your local public library. Donate to book charities such as Libraries Without Borders, Books for Africa and Book Aid International, which provide books to the poor and libraries in refugee camps, hospitals and schools. Another non-profit organization, Our Kids Read, donates books with positive characters from different cultures, including Native Americans, Blacks, Hispanics, and Southeast Asians, to 5th grade American students.
For children, it stimulates their imagination, teaches them empathy, and encourages them to interact with and discover the outside world. According to the World Book Day website, reading for pleasure has a greater positive impact on a child future than any other factor in parenting, such as income or parental education.