Saturday, April 2, 2016

International Children's Book Day 2016

In honor of Hans Christian Anderson's birthday, today we celebrate International Children's Book Day.

Looking for a few recommendations?

Cry Heart, But Never Break
By Glenn Ringtved
Thanks to Joy Corcoran and Jennifer for this wonderful selection translated from Danish.

On the lighter side, may I suggest 
Captain Coconut
& the Case of the Missing Bananas,
by Anushka Ravishankar and Priya Sundram

Are you An Echo?, by Misuzu Kaneko

Imagine, by Alison Lester

Happy Birthday, Hans! Read stories by and about this master storyteller.
By Eva Moore and Trina Schart Hyman
The Fairytale Life of Hans Christian Anderson by Eva Moore and Trina Schart Hyman
By Lisbeth Zwerger
Hans Christian Anderson's Fairy Tales, by Lisbeth Zwerger

How about a rereading of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone or Inkheart?

Harry Potter #1 by J. K. Rowling
Inkheart #1, by Cornelia Funke


  1. Great recommendations and thanks for the referral to my post. It's a beautiful book.

    1. Thank YOU. I'm so excited about finding it.


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