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.
The Fairytale Life of Hans Christian Anderson by Eva Moore and Trina Schart Hyman
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|
|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|