Renate Ahrens

Copyright: Little IslandOver the Wall
Translation: Siobhán Parkinson
Dublin: Little Island, 2010 - 154 p.
ISBN: 978-1-84840-944-6
Original title: Die Welt steht Kopf

"Ahrens brings home how world-shattering events impinge on small lives" (Irish Times)

Renate Ahrens - Biography
Selected works

Renate Ahrens' book in its English translation by Siobhán Parkinson will represent Irish children's literature on the 2012 IBBY Honour list (International Board on Books for Young People). The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of outstanding, recently published books, honouring writers, illustrators and translators from IBBY member countries. The Honour List for 2012 will be introduced at the International Congress in London in August 2012.

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