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Terry Pratchett Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers: “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him. As all who read him know, Discworld was his vehicle to satirize this world: he did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humour and constant invention. Terry faced his Alzheimer’s disease (an ‘embuggerance’, as he called it) publicly and bravely.

J. R. R. Tolkien Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Vous lisez un « bon article ». Après des études à Birmingham et à Oxford et l’expérience traumatisante de la Première Guerre mondiale, Tolkien devient professeur assistant (reader) de langue anglaise à l’université de Leeds en 1920, puis professeur de vieil anglais à l’université d’Oxford en 1925 et professeur de langue et de littérature anglaises en 1945, toujours à Oxford. Il prend sa retraite en 1959. Durant sa carrière universitaire, il défend l’apprentissage des langues, surtout germaniques, et bouleverse l’étude du poème anglo-saxon Beowulf avec sa conférence Beowulf : Les Monstres et les Critiques (1936). Christopher Moore Illustrated Books The Library Dragon Written by Carmen Agra Deedy Illustrated by Michael P. White When Sunrise Elementary School advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job.

Welcome to Drahos Zak Drahos Zak arrived in Australia from the Czech Republic in 1980 after completing a PhD in Illustration and Graphic Design at Charles University, Prague. In Australia Drahos has worked as an Illustrator for various newspapers and magazines, but it is his illustrations for children’s books that have gained him international recognition. How Shaun Tan transformed children’s literature The king said, “What punishment should someone receive who drags an innocent victim out of bed and throws her into the river to drown?” Sample the FT’s top stories for a week You select the topic, we deliver the news. The stepmother said at once, “That’s a dreadful crime.

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