November 6, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Lighting up Children’s Lit: Maurice Sendak

The people who made a difference: 4) Maurice Sendak “Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Quick Guide to Children’s Books 3: Illustrated fiction

The world of children’s literature is an enchanting place which often looks like a colourful maze with imaginary creatures in fantastic worlds. These creatures and worlds are mostly versions of our own realities, and through them we can learn more … Continue reading

March 31, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Celebrate children’s books, fairy tales and Hans Christian Andersen!

April 2nd marks a double celebration day: International Children’s Books Day which is held on Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, who was born on this day in 1805. Hans Christian Anderson wrote plays, novels, poetry and travel journals, but he is best remembered for … Continue reading