Bookbird contents 2 / 2007


Changing Images of Family in Postwar European Children’s Literature

by Hannelore Daubert

Waiting in the Wings: Postcolonial Young Adult Literature in India

by Richa Kapoor

The Arcadian Motif in European Children’s Literature

by Tijana Tropin

Finding a Voice: The Development of Mexican Children’s Literature, Part II

by Evelyn Arizpe

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Children’s Literature

by Amanda Piesse

Children’s Literature Awards Around the World. 7: Golden Labels in Brazil: Thirty-two Years of the FNLIJ Awards

by Elizabeth Serra

Postcards from around the World

Complied by Glenna Sloan

this issue includea resumes of books published in Australia, Chile, Slovenia, USA, France, India, South Africa and Sweden.

Books on Books

Edited and complied by Barbara Scharioth

Focus IBBY

Edited and complied by Elizabeth Page


Cover: Illustration by Jutta Bauer from the book Einen Vater hab ich auch [I also have a father] by Christine Nöstlinger