Bookbird 1 / 2021

EDITORIAL

Multimodality in Children’s Literature: Engagement, Enlightenment, and Enabling through the Arts
by Janelle Mathis and Petros Panaou | 1

FEATURED ARTICLES

Repackaging Chinese Culture through Diverse Visual Arts: A Multimodal Approach to Contemporary Chinese Picturebooks
by Xi Chen | 4

“Mismatched Yet Perfectly Puzzled”: Collage and/as Black Girls’ Literacies in Piecing Me Together
by Karly Marie Grice, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, and Caitlin Murphy | 16

“The Flavors Mix Together Slowly”: Cooking Connections in Picture-Cookbooks
by Roxanne Harde | 28

A Revolution in Print: Multimodality in Bengali Children’s Literature and Its Challenges
by Stella Chitralekha Biswas | 41

Who Came First, the Lion or the Bear? The Translation and Rendition of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt into Spanish
by Catalina Millán-Scheiding | 52

AUTHORS/ILLUSTRATORS AND THEIR BOOKS

Rethinking Sukumar Ray’s Abol Tabol as a Multimodal Text 
by Hirak Bhattacharya | 64

CHILDREN AND THEIR BOOKS

Language Learning with the Novels of Thanhhà Lai
by Susan Corapi | 70

LETTERS

A New Slovenly Peter World
by Antje Ehmann, translated by Myriam Halberstam | 76

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH LIBRARY

“Europe Illustrates the Grimms” or “A Magical Time at the International Youth Library”
by Katja Wiebe, International Youth Library | 79

FOCUS IBBY 
by Liz Page I 83

POSTCARDS
Edited by Barbara Lehman | ii, 40, 69, & 75