Never Grow Up: Dutch Children’s Books in Translation

Presented by: School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Thursday, October 1, 2020  | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET / 9:00 - 10:00 AM PT

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Join award-winning authors Annet Schaap, Edward van de Vendel and Jef Aerts, along with translator Laura Watkinson, for a lively conversation about the joys of working with translators, Dutch cultural differences and similarities, artistic risk-taking, and what they hope young US readers will discover in their newest works. Settle in for a dynamic discussion on culture, poetry, language and imagination, moderated by Carmen Boston, Children's Librarian, DC Public Library.


Annet Schaap, Author, Of Salt and Shore 

Edward van de Vendel, Author, Little Fox

Jef Aerts, Author, Bigger Than a Dream

Laura Watkinson, Translator


Carmen Boston, Children’s Services Coordinator, DC Public Library

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