Bookbird contents 3 / 2010

Special Congress issue

For the first time this issue is available in Spanish online:

go to: Special Issues

Editorial with guest editors Pep Molist and Joan Portell

The Evolution of Children's and young adults' literature in Spain 

by Teresa Colomar

The construction of identity in picture books in Spanish

by Nieves Martín Rogerio and Laura Viñas Valle

Panorama of a new country: Children's literature in Catalan 

by Teresa Mañá

The trajectory of Basque literature for children and young people

by Xabier Etxaniz Erle

The lineage of the blue hen; Galician literature for children at the turn of the century

by Marilar Aleixandre

"In The Lost Child (El Niño Perido) I have tried to speak of war, avoiding the rhetoric of violence:" an interview with Josep Antonio Tássies 

by Arantxa Bea Reyes

Children's literature and reading in Spain: a snapshot 

by Pep Molist and Joan Portell

Twenty years of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 

by Elizabeth Page

Focus IBBY:

  • IBBY Asahi Reading Promotion Award winners 2010
  • 2010 Andersen Awards
  • History of IBBY part II: The Early Years
  • New IBBY Section in the United Arab Emirates
  • In memoriam: Patricia Wrightson 1921-2010


Postcards from around the world: focussing on Spain

Books on Books

Poem: The Wedding of the Pencil and the eraser / El casament del llapis I la goma

By Miquel Desclot