ERIC Number: EJ594690
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Uri Orlev: International Storyteller.
Freeman, Evelyn B.
Journal of Children's Literature, v25 n1 p44-47 Spr 1999
Presents Hans Christian Andersen award-winner Uri Orlev discussing his life, work, and reflections on writing books for children. Discusses how because Orlev grew up during the Holocaust, many of his books reflect his experiences; these books were often shared by psychologists with children who had lost a parent during the war. Discusses translation of his books into other languages. (SC)
Descriptors: Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Interviews, Story Telling, Translation, Writing for Publication, Writing Processes
Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, The Ohio State University, School of Teaching and Learning, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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