EBYR All Over: September 4, 2015
Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week.
By Jonathan Bentley
This playful book captures just how tough life can be when you’re little. With little legs, it’s hard to win races. With little hands, you can’t open the cookie jar. And when you have a little mouth, nobody listens to you. Sometimes it seems like all your problems would be solved if you were just a little bigger. But sometimes, little is exactly the right size.
News from Eerdmans & Elsewhere
- Giveaway alert: We’re giving away 10 copies of Fur, Fins, and Feathers by Cassandre Maxwell through TeachingBooks.net! Click here to find out how to enter.
- Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward earned a good review from Rhapsody in Books, which praised the “vivid and playful illustrations” and concluded that the “detail and imaginary aspects of the pictures will keep the intended audience . . . transfixed.”
- Anton Van Hertbruggen’s silver medal from the Society of Illustrators for The Dog That Nino Didn’t Have was celebrated by the Flemish Literature Fund.
Two Little Birds by Mary Newell DePalma was honored in the Florida Reading Association’s 2015-2016 Book Awards list.
- Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward was reviewed by Booklist, and so was this week’s new release, Little Big (paywall for both).
- The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch was included in a Mackin Books in Bloom list of books that instill respect for human rights.
- Laura Watkinson, translator of Nino and also many other award-winning books, such as Mikis and the Donkey and Soldier Bear, gave a delightful interview to booktuber Sanne Vliegenthart (“booksandquills”):
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