Bookbird contents 2 / 2011

Bookbird contents 2 / 2011


Perceptions of Africa in Slovenian poetry for children

by Darja Mazi-Leskovar

Rediscovering cultural diversity in Korea through song and poetry picture books

by Yoo Kyung Sung and Eun Hye Son

Poetry for young people in Greece : Themes, forms, types and trends

by Tasoula Tsilimeni and Petros Panaou

The liberating power of nonsense in Slovak children's poetry

by Markéta Andričíková and Timotea Vráblová

Innocence as subversion: The power of Surrealism in

The Twelve Months od Dreaming

by Marina Debattista

Neruda reborn: His life in children's literature

by Joann McFerran Mount

A street that leads children to poetry

by Françoise Ballanger

“Pollen from one place to another”: The Braid in Indiana and Scotland

by Helen Frost

Poem Express: Swimming in the lake of the imagination

by David Colmer

Books on Books

Compiled and edited by Christiane Raab

Focus IBBY:

  • Laudacio by 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Jury President Zoreh Ghaeni
  • 33rd IBBY International Congress
  • USBBY 9th Regional Conference: 21-23 October 2011
  • History of IBBY Part IV
  • In memoriam: Vera Souckova 1930-2010


Poem: Our Imaginary Selves

by Jonarno Lawson

Morning Relay 

by Shuntaro Tanikawa