Cynsations is running a series of agent, editor, author, and illustrators interviews from among presenters at the SCBWI 2008 Bologna conference. For starters, read interviews with agents Tracey Adams of Adams Literary and Steven Chudney of The Chudney Agency. There will be 32 interviews in all.
Half of an Elephant by Argentinian artist Gusti is wonderfully funny and thought-provoking picture book fare.
A former teacher, now a writer, You Bo teaches at the Khmer Writers' Association in Cambodia. The Association aims to promote literacy, reading, and the publication of books for children.
British author Narinder Dhami's Dani's Diary is about past and present and relationships in a blended family.
The Alif Laila Book Bus Society was Pakistan's first lending library to bring first books and then computers, to children from all socio-economic backgrounds.