Pirate Girl and Horse Boy

old and new role models in children’s books

Boy or girl? An unavoidable question when buying books. On the shelves of German-language bookshops, pink covers with fairies and horses stand in stark contrast to blue covers with pirates and astronauts. However, more and more books with new role models are now appearing. Pirate girl and horse boy: short-lived trend or lasting change?

WRITER & DIRECTOR: Sabine Bier     CAMERA: Fabian Welther, Steffen Bohn, Karl Ludwikowski    EDITOR: Lisann Schmeing     SOUND: Tom Heuser, Guy Mertin, Luca Scheuvens, Sebastian Richter    NARRATOR: Nina Goldberg    COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Daniel Konhäuser (3sat)