Campiello Junior: the first edition of the prize opens to Italian state schools abroad

Sep 23, 2021 518

The Campiello Junior is the new prize created by the Fondazione Il Campiello, an award recognizing works of Italian fiction and poetry for children, not translated from another language, aimed at an audience of readers between the ages of 10 and 14.

The Prize, created in collaboration with the Fondazione Pirelli, was conceived with the aim of promoting reading among the younger generations and highlighting the value of children’s literature through educational institutions in Italy and abroad. This literary trend is important for the range of themes and genres addressed, but particularly for its powerful pedagogical dimension.

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