Mangoes & Bananas
Special Mention in the White Raven's Catalogue of World’s Best Children's Books, 2007
The White Ravens Catalogue each year presents a selection of the best children's books in the world.
The books for this year's catalogue, 250 titles in 30 languages from 45 countries, were selected from
thousands of books that were reviewed this past year.
“This story [Mangoes and Bananas], told in a cheeky energetic voice is translated into stunning illustrations in earthy shades... This book stands out both for its artwork and the engaging text.” —White Ravens Award, 2007
The Sacred Banana Leaf
Selected for the 21st edition of the French Le Prix des Incorruptibles, 2009
The Great Race
Best of New York Public Library Books for Reading & Sharing List, 2012
United States Board on Books for Young People’s (USBBY) annual list of Outstanding International Books, 2013
Portuguese edition “highly recommended” by FNILIJ, Brazilian arm of IBBY
and selected as “Best translation for children.“
For reviews of each of Nathan's books,
please click on the covers below!
Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara
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