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Carnegies So White: The (Lack of) Progress of a Children’s Book Medal

The longlist for the Carnegie Medal came out last week. The Medal, offered by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), is the equivalent (for American readers of this blog) of the Newbery Award. 1,110 more words

Children's Literature

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017 to be announced on April 4th

The announcement of the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) takes place Tuesday April 4th 1:00 pm CET at the National Library in Stockholm. Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy in Sweden is giving a speech and Jury Chairman Boel Westin will announce the laureate of 2017. 199 more words

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Caterpillar shining through

Last week the second hardcover test print of my fantasy children`s book, Below the Floor, finally arrived (“Das Dorf unter dem Fußboden” as it will be published… 344 more words

Below The Floor

The Lorax

Today I’m going to be comparing Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to the 2012 film.

The first major addition I noticed in the movie was that of the main character Ted, his family, and his love interest. 359 more words

Hello, Mr. Dodo

Written and illustrated by Nicholas John Frith
Published by Scholastic
Ages 4-8

Martha was cuckoo about birds.

She knew all the birds in the woods behind her house; that is, until she spied an unfamiliar bird, a funny-looking bird, a big bird.

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Book Reviews

¡Mira Look!: Under the Lemon Moon

Saludos todos! This week we are continuing our monthly theme of love with an especially heart-warming book, Under the Lemon Moon, written by Edith Hope Fine and illustrated by Rene King Moreno.  1,124 more words

Mira Look