Does it matter that Spot’s a boy and Maisy’s a girl? Do children seek out books targeted to their gender? Myke Bartlett, Danielle Binks and Sally Rippin explore how books can open up the world, rather than close it off along gender lines. Hosted by Bec Kavanagh.

When: Saturday 22 August, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: ACMI, The Cube

Price: Free

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