Saturday 23 July 2022


Our Book of the Week is the beautiful and moving The Bird Within Me by Sara Lundberg. Lundberg uses paintings and words to tell the story of Swedish artist Berta Hansson's childhood on a provincial farm in the early twentieth century, her discovery of the vital importance to her of art, and her determination to live her own life regardless of others' expectations. 
>>Read Stella's review
>>Look inside the book. 
>>On making the illustrations
>>An interview with Lundberg.
>>"An artist begins their journey to maturity when they have to deal with loss." 
>>Berta Hansson. 
>>The book in published in English by Book Island. 
>>Your copy

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