Monthly Archives: April 2012

A is for Asterix, B is for Babar…

Between the 2012 WordCount Blogathon and a random chain of thoughts fizzing around in my head, I’ve decided to see if I can blog an A – Z of children’s literature in translation through the month of May. At the … Continue reading

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Norwich: UNESCO City of Literature?

By KoS (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Norwich is a lovely place to live, most of the time, but having just got back from visiting my brother in London, it can seem a little, um, lacking in bustle. … Continue reading

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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?

I’ve been meaning to review Is That a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything by David Bellos for some time now, having been given it for Christmas. I found it a fascinating book and very entertaining, … Continue reading

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Anything by Emily Gravett

My current answer when asked for picture book recommendations is “Anything by Emily Gravett,” and here’s why: I haven’t yet come across one of her books that I haven’t liked, and they’re big hits with the boys too. All her … Continue reading

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