Bookbird contents 4 / 2010



Navigating borderlands of fiction, magic and childhood: Finding David Almond

by Nolan Dalrymple


"I don't want to hide behind my books:" Recognizing Jutta Bauer

by Mareile Oetken


A glimpse into the process of a hard decision: Selecting the Andersen author finalists

by Helene Schär


Four impressive nominees: Analyzing the Andersen illustrator finalists

by Annemie Leysen


"Not letting the words lose themselves;" The Hans Christian Andersen Jury experience

by Zohreh Ghaeni


Recent Portuguese children's literature; From dictatorship to freedom

by Ana Margarida Ramos


Atlantic vocation, myths and legends in Portuguese literature for children and young adults: The case of Manuel António Pina's Os Piratas

by Sara Reis da Silva


Books on Books

Compiled and edited by Christiane Raabe


Focus IBBY:

  • IBBY Children in Crisis Fund
  • School library project in Pakistan
  • History of IBBY part III: Shaping the modern IBBY
  • New IBBY Section in the United Arab Emirates
  • In memoriam: Pal Békés 1956-2010


Poem: Multilingual Family / Família Poliglota

By Bartolomeu Campos de Queirós