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
Have you checked out this years Outstanding International Books? You can find the 2014 list, compiled by USBBY members, with annotations in the February issue of School Library Journal: … Outstanding International Books 2014
The 2014 Outstanding International Books list from USBBY! Are these on your shelves? Passport to a World of Reading: USBBY’s 2014 Outstanding International Books List introduces readers to the global community
From then on, Matilda would visit the library only once a week in order to take out new books and return the old ones. Her own small bedroom now became her reading-room and there she would sit and read most … Continue reading
“This delightful book takes readers on a trip ’round the world, showing us—as the title indicates—the same moment across time zones and countries and giving us a glimpse into the daily lives of people all over the globe.” WANT. “Ficinformational” … Continue reading
Wish I could be there, and those of you heading to ALA Midwinter, mark your calendars! Please joinÂ USBBYÂ onÂ Friday, January 24, 8:00 p.m.Â in the Howe Room at the Loew’s Hotel. Maryann Macdonald,… USBBY @ ALA Midwinter – OIB announced & author … Continue reading
Have you visited A Year of Reading the World? Â In 2012, the author set out to read a book from every country in the world. On her site you can read about her journey, Â difficulties, suggestions… suggestions of your favorite … Continue reading
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fairytalemood: The Orange Fairy Book illustrated by Tomislav Tomić ‘The stories are taken from those told by grannies to grandchildren in many countries and in many languages – French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Gaelic, Icelandic, Cherokee, African, Indian, Australian, Slavonic, Eskimo.’ In … Continue reading
Clothes Food Home Play by Ifeoma Onyefulu Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2013. Look at this! is a new series for preschoolers set in Mali by author and photographer Ifeoma Onyefulu. The author… a great new series of books for preschoolers … Continue reading
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mesjak: An advance copy of the quite-literally enchanting BALLAD by Blexbolex is here. I was pretty amazed by the digital art I used to sell the book all summer, but nothing prepared me for the massive book lust this tiny … Continue reading