will definitely be looking for this one! what a great review! Review of the Day: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires and here is Ashley herself: http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=PYMWXRjxeKQ&u=/watch?v=DwKag_TWC_w&feature=share
weneeddiversebooks: Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature. The issue is being picked up by news outlets like these two pieces in the NYT, CNN, EW, and many more. But while we … Continue reading
A survey of children’s literature by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center has found that of 3,200 books surveyed (out of an estimated 5,000 books A worthy conversation continues … Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?
CCBlogC: Same Old Story: The Stats on Multicultural Literature
My Happy Life by Rose Lagercrantz, illustrated by Eva Ericksson. Translated by Julia Marshall. Gecko Press, 2013. First published in Sweden in 2010. This is one of the sweetest books I’ve ever… travels by book: sweden
This interview with Micheal Rosen and Helen Oxenbury (who I adore more the more I learn about her) is a joy for booklovers. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: ‘The editors were so excited they were nearly weeping’ – video … Continue reading
Are good children’s books about Natives really that hard to find? Debbie Reese on Native representation in children’s books. Insightful and important. How Children’s Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes – COLORLINES
Every once in a while a book comes along that touches your heart. Me … Jane by Patrick McDonnell (Little, Brown 2011) is one of those books for me. From the title page, which shows a photograph… Happy Birthday Jane! Becoming … Continue reading
… were announced at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair last week. Japanese author Nahoko Uehashi of Japan received the author award, while Roger Mello of Brazil received the honor for… 2014 Hans Christian Andersen awards
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michaelmoonsbookshop: Superb Illustrated Edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the looking glass and what Alice found there This edition published in 1911 is the first time John Tenniel’s legendary illustrations were printed in colour sadly the original covers … Continue reading