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Celebrate World Book Day by reading a book from another country! Check out this infographic of most translated books. The World’s Most Translated Books

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In January 2014, I began my “Travels by Book” project – my attempt to read a children’s book from every country on our planet. Inspired by Ann Morgan’s  A Year of Reading the World  – where in… Help me fill … Continue reading

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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

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International Children’s Book Day 2014 Display

historyhobbit: Bkmuse7’s Interactive book display for International Children’s Book Day

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Celebrating International Children’s Book Day

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The new globe came today! How perfect is that??? Just in time for International Children’s Book Day … which we’ll be celebrating all month, right up until Dia on April 30!

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 … 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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Move over Jane Austen, there is now another female author who will appear on currency. Hurrah for Astrid Lindgren and Sweden!…

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Congrats to Jacqueline Woodson for making the author shortlist! And to John Burningham and Eva Lindstrom on the illustrator list … And oh, it would be so difficult to choose! Will definitely be reading and looking for these authors and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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