April 29, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today's post is for people who like to feel the pulse of what's being published overseas. And since the Bologna Book Fair has been cancelled for 2020, consider this a tiny trip to other countries in the midst of an international lockdown.
March 12, 2020 by Betsy Bird
David Jacobson comes to recount the creation of the Japan-China-Korea Peace Picture Book Project. This includes the books in the series and the issues faced in the three countries in this ambitious and sensitive project.
January 22, 2020 by Betsy Bird
Today we begin a series of posts on outstanding children’s books that have yet to be published in English. We hope to inspire librarians who want to spruce up their international collections, publishers who are looking for exceptional work to translate, or teachers who want to encourage their bilingual pupils to be readers. Or those of you who just like darn good books.
October 6, 2016 by Betsy Bird
Are You an Echo? The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko Narrative and Translation by David Jacobson, Sally Ito, and Michiko Tsuboi Illustrated by Toshikado Hajiri Chin Music Press $19.50 ISBN: 9781634059626 Ages 5 and up On shelves now Recently I was at a conference celebrating the creators of different kinds of children’s books. During one […]
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