Tilka Jamnik

Tilka Jamnik is an expert in the field of youth literature and reading with many years of experience in promoting reading among young people and intergenerational reading. She is an external associate of the Ljubljana City Library, Pionirska – Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship, co-author of several textbooks and manuals for teaching literature in the first three years of primary school, Vice President of the Slovenian Reading Badge Society, and Vice President of the Slovenian Section of IBBY. She also wrote two picture books about reading, illustrated by Peter Škerl. She is the recipient of several awards, among others the International Literacy Association Maryann Manning Special Service Award in 2019, the award’s only European recipient.

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