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Come along on our quick twirl around the world of kids’ books, as presented during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in June 2019

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We presented our Fall Showcase of 2019 in May, featuring forthcoming titles with something for every little and bigger reader to love! Thanks KidLit TV for hosting:

 

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From Our Blog

Women in Translation – Picture Book Edition!

#KidLitWomen graphic from https://womenintranslation.com/2018/03/30/kidlitwomen-celebrating-women-in-translation/

August celebrates Women In Translation as an opportunity to discover voices and perspectives beyond the English speaking book world. When could be a better time to start this exploration than as a picture book reader? While many of our publishers hail from different parts of the world, here we feature a trio of picture books that were written in other languages and translated to English. These represent just the tip of a lovely iceberg we have translated from other languages and from other publishers as well. Be cool: celebrate the kids’ edition of August as WITMonth: First up is Gecko … Continue reading

Small Worlds

Arctic Butterflies interior

Summer days invite us to explore nature up close and in detail, including the small worlds of insects, bees and butterflies. All of these make fine topics for picture books as well, so pairing an outdoor reading time with observation and discovery can turn a plain afternoon into magic.  Pack your hat, a magnifying glass, and one of more of these nonfiction books. Find a shady spot for reading and then see what you can find in its vicinity to make that book a lived experience. Author Mia Pelletier and illustrator Danny Christopher present the beautiful and informative A Children’s … Continue reading

Bank Street College Names Best Spanish Language Picture Books for Spring 2019

Congratulations to NubeOcho Books, appearing no fewer than five times on the brand new Lista de los Mejores Libros Infantiles en Español De Libros Revisados en Primavera 2019, from Bank Street College of Education! These picture books reflect a variety of story types, illustration styles, and countries of origin. You’re sure to find a delight or three among them! Descriptions of each title by Comité de Libros Infantiles, Bank Street. Buenas noches, mi querido bebé/Good Night My Darling Baby Autora: Alyssa Satin Capucilli; Ilustradora: Annie Bach; Traductor: Alexis Romay NubeOcho; ISBN: 978-1-5344-4289-4 Los animales cantan nanas a sus hijos haciéndoles dormir. … Continue reading