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The Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing at the University of Reading in partnership with Outside in World, the organisation dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature and children’s books in translation, are delighted to announce the latest event in their seminar series on translation for children:

Read the World: Picture Books and Translation

A Reading Library Exhibition at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art (Amherst, MA)

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book’s current library exhibition “Read the World: Picture Books and Translation” highlights the role of translators, showcases multilingual books, and introduces readers to recent English translations and their publishers. Join Professor Regina Galasso (UMass Amherst), Caroline Seitz (Amherst College), Education Director Courtney Waring (The Carle) and Literacy Educator David Feinstein (The Carle) as they share themes and highlights from the exhibition, and discuss their process of curating and creating interpretive materials for young readers.

Participants:

David Feinstein (The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art)
Regina Galasso (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Caroline Seitz (Amherst College)
Courtney Waring (The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art)

This online event is free and open to all. Please register your interest to receive the Zoom link here: 

 Welcome to Outside In World, the organisation dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature and children's books in translation

 

We find the most exciting books from all over the world and introduce them to UK audiences, enabling them to broaden their reading experience and explore different cultures through books. Our website offers a wealth of information about books, authors, illustrators, projects and useful resources. Our site allows you to search for books in various different ways - by age range or by continent/country or by author, title or keyword.  

         

 ‘Our children need to be exposed to a world of voices so that the whole world becomes their home’
                          (David Almond, ‘Moving Through Borders’, Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation, School Librarian, Spring 2003)

 

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   How to use the site:

Click on a zone to find book ideas, information and activities for
   different audiences.

• Use our interactive maps to search countries for books.

• Visit our unique ‘Windows on the World’ gallery of illustrations.

 

 

 

 

The organisation dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature and children’s books in translation

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