LGBTQIA+ Children's Books
The Parlour, State Library of Queensland
Families / Free event
#About the event
Duration: 60 minutes
Jessica Walton discusses the latest LGBTQIA+ children's books, and how you can incorporate these stories into your kids' libraries.
This session is designed for all families.
Jessica Walton is a queer, disabled writer and speaker. They co-wrote an episode of Get Krack!n focused on disability, which aired on ABC in 2019. They are the author of graphic novel Stars In Their Eyes, with artwork by Aśka (Fremantle Press 2021) and Introducing Teddy, illustrated by Dougal MacPherson (Bloomsbury 2016). Jess also has two short stories for teens and kids published in Australian anthologies Funny Bones (Allen and Unwin 2019) and Meet Me at the Intersection (Fremantle Press 2018), as well as poetry in anthologies, magazines and journals.