Book Reviews

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Bronze and Sunflower

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This book was the winner of the Marsh Award 2017 and Cao Wenxuan was the winner of the 2016 Hans Andersen author award. This book was included in the Hans Andersen citation.

Translating Children’s Literature

Darja Mazi-Leskovar

The series Translation Practices Explained has been enriched with Gillian Lathey’s book Translating Children’s Literature, the first practical guide to address various aspects of the translation of literature for children.

Global Conflict

Rebecca Butler

When so many countries in Africa and the Middle East are in turmoil, the status of refugees and migrants seeking homes in developed countries is a matter of grave importance and considerable controversy.

The Tigon and the Liger

Kate Lee

Picture books with an overt message about appreciating difference can sometimes be hard to enjoy, but this gentle, skilful tale certainly isn’t one of them.

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