International Children’s Book Day

It’s International Children’s Book Day. From the classic Esperanza Rising to Majn Alef Bejs (which I won’t be able to read–it’s in Yiddish–but plan on enjoying the fantastic art), these are a few that are on my list. What’s on yours?

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Ireland

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
by John Boyne, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
http://www.johnboyne.com/fiction/younger-readers/the-terrible-thing-that-happened-to-barnaby-brocket/

New Zealand

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes
by Eve Sutton, illustrated by Lynley Dodd
http://www.amazon.com/My-Cat-Likes-Hide-Boxes/dp/0141329610

Mexico

Esperanza Rising
by Pam Munoz Ryan
http://www.amazon.com/Esperanza-Rising-Pam-Munoz-Ryan/dp/043912042X

Poland

Majn Alef Bejs
by Jehoszua Kaminski, illustrated by Urszula Palusinska
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/1.579970

Russia

Inside the Rainbow
by Julian Rothenstein
http://www.brainpickings.org/2013/10/17/inside-the-rainbow-vintage-russian-childrens-books/