Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Children and Fantastical Stories

GEEK: Fantasy (Harding)

Saturday October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

YA and children's fantasy has become a major segment in the fantasy genre. From Harry Potter, Artemis Fowl, the Golden Compass, the Girl Who Drank the Moon, Amber and the Hidden City, to Children of Blood and Bone, what makes children and young adult fantasy such a major part of fantastical storytelling? What’s missing from the genre? What stories would you recommend to parents who love fantasy and who want to share it with their children?