Bookbird 4 / 2020

EDITORIAL

Celebrating Vibrant and Diverse Work Around Global Children’s Literature
by Petros Panaou and Janelle Mathis | 1

FEATURED ARTICLES

The Holocaust as Adventure in Uri Orlev’s Children’s Books
by Daniel Feldman | 3

The Giving Trees: Elsa Beskow, Ecocriticism, and the Benevolent Forest
by Rachel Sakrisson | 12

Othering Authors in the Name of Authenticity: Critiquing Colonialism with The Arab of the Future
by Mark D. McCarthy | 22

Global Rainbow Families: Examining Visual Depictions of Same-Sex Couples in International Picturebooks
by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Kaitlyn Lynch | 31

Picturing Arab Youth and Societies at the Turn of the 21st Century: Ali Chamseddine, an Illustrator from Lebanon
by Tina Sleiman | 52

AUTHORS/ILLUSTRATORS AND THEIR BOOKS

Una conversación con María José Ferrada - A conversation with María José Ferrada
by Marcelo E. González Z. and Andrea Casals Hill I 65

CHILDREN AND THEIR BOOKS

A Place to Play in Astrid Lindgren’s Stories
by Mark West | 74

The Legacy of Jane Goodall: Using Children’s Literature to Teach About an Iconic Scientist
by David Campos | 79

LETTERS

Yellow Hats as Yellow Stars
by Georgia Karantona and Tasoula Tsilimeni I 86

New Adventures in Hong Kong
by Helena Hing Wa Sit I 89

Lică Sainciuc: As Happy as a Lark, across the Years
by Vladimir Kravchenko I 93

Reflections on the Aesthetics of Antonio Skarmeta’s Picturebook, The Composition
by Ritwik Ghosh I 95

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH LIBRARY

LiteratureCAMP “The World Is Unjust”: Show us Texts that Move you
by Dr. Christiane Raabe I 98

FOCUS IBBY by Liz Page | 102

BOOKS ON BOOKS
Edited by Jutta Reusch—International Youth Library

Critical Content Analysis of Visual Images in Books for Young People
Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, and Kathy G. Short | 112

Out of Reach
by Kate G. Harper | 113

Ideological Manipulation of Children's Literature Through Translation and Rewriting
by Vanessa Leonardi | 115

L’afrique dans les Romans pour la Jeunesse en France et en Allemagne 1991-2010. Les Pièges de la Bonne Intention. [Africa in the Novels for Young People in France and in Germany.]
by Élodie Malanda | 116

Captains of Illustration: 100 Years of Children's Books from Poland.
Edited by Anita Wincencjusz-Patyna | 118

英国经典文学作品的儿童文学改编研究 [Children’s Adaptation of British Literary Classics.]
by Haifeng Hui | 119

POSTCARDS
Edited by Barbara Lehman | ii, 51, 73, 97, 111, 120 & 121