Everyone’s the smartest

Everyone’s the smartest

Everyone’s the smartest Book Details Everyone’s the smartestContra, illus. Ulla Saar, transl. Charlotte Geater, Kätlin Kaldmaa & Richard O’Brien. Birmingham: Emma Press, hb, 9 781 910 139 998, 2018, £10, 96pp.Poetry, picture book, translation, 7-11 years BACK TO...
The book of clouds

The book of clouds

The book of clouds Book Details The book of cloudsJuris Kronbergs, illus. Anete Melece, transl. Māra Rozīte & Richard O’Brien. Birmingham: Emma Press, hb, 9 781 910 139 141, 2018, £10, 80pp.Poetry, picture book, translation, 7-11 years BACK TO REVIEWS This...
Queen of seagulls

Queen of seagulls

Queen of seagulls Book Details Queen of seagullsR.B, transl. Elina Braslina. Birmingham: Emma Press, hb, 9 781 910 139 134, 2018, £10, 48pp.Poetry, picture book, translation, 7-11 years BACK TO REVIEWS This is a very welcome translation from the Latvian original, a...
Poems with Crumpled Corners

Poems with Crumpled Corners

Poems with Crumpled Corners back to IBBYLink Autumn 2017 Santa Remere Named after an onomatopoetic poem by Latvian poet Jānis Baltvilks, the little Bikibuki or Bicki-Buck Books are so popular among the reading families of Latvia that ‘bicki- bucks’ has become almost a...
Children’s Literature in Lativa

Children’s Literature in Lativa

Children’s Literature in Lativa back to IBBYLink Autumn 2017 Jaanika Palm 1. The publishing scene for young people in Latvia. In recent years 10–12 publishing houses have published some children’s literature every year. Around 17–20% of the published books are aimed...