Posts Categorized: Rabbit in the Moon

  • Dal Mukarung remembers Bhutan

    I saw Dal Rai yesterday. He is the illustrator of the Bhutanese folktale published by the New Hampshire Humanities Council, The Story of a Pumpkin. Like many Bhutanese families who moved to Laconia, New Hampshire, Dal’s family is leaving this small lake district city. He’s pictured here with his sons, Adrin and Anmal, his wife…

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  • Journey to Kathmandu, Nepal

    Many have asked about a best way to help the people of Nepal. I met teachers with World Education Nepal during my visit there in early April. They are setting up “child friendly places” for earthquake survivors. These are places for “children to continue learning while they wait for schools to reopen.” They welcome donations…

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  • Days at Sea

    The backdrop of Either the Beginning or the End of the World is the life of a commercial fisherman’s family. I’ve followed the stories of New Hampshire fishermen since I moved to the the Seacoast.  My father is an island boy from what was a fishing and farming town, Shelter Island, NY, and I’ve always…

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  • IBBY Congress in Mexico City Honors Stories Around the World

    How proud the people of IBBY Mexico  were to bring  creators of children’s literature and educators from all over the world to Mexico City.   They showed us palaces beyond beauty,  feted us with tequila and tiny hordeuves with hibiscus at galas,  seduced us with the art of Mexican illustrators.  The word seduction was the word…

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