Easy to Read books contribute to the learning of languages. An example from Bulgaria shows that reading a book in English and working with tasks from the website Edu Bokpil can increase interest in the language.
Multilingual videos with haiku poems by Fazile Nasretdin and Sabira Stahlberg have recently been publiced on the YouTube channels Bokpil Multilingual and Bokpil Flerspråkig.
Bokpil participates this year in the Helsinki Book Fair with two Swedish-language programmes.
Two international events in October 2021 host panels presenting Easy to Read and multilingualism.
Haiku in three languages: garden, tree, home and season, cat and smile.
Marianne Ståhlberg’s new book Åtta dahlior – Eight dahlias – Kahdeksan daaliaa talks about life and nature in Swedish, English and Finnish.
This year it is 20 years since Sabira Stahlberg’s first Easy to Read book was published. Since then Sabira has written more than 20 Easy to Read books.
Easy to Read books for supporting minority and endangered languages are discussed by Sabira Stahlberg and Fazile Nasretdin in a special issue of Journal of Endangered Languages.
In the Helsinki University Klaara blog, Orsolya Kiss describes how Easy to Read books are used to support Tatar, a minority language in Finland.
Sabira Stahlberg’s new poetry book Wan Sun discusses Anthropocene.
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Three new videos about multilingualism have recently been published on the YouTube-channel Bokpil Multilingual.
Literature combined with art to stimulate reading and creative work: this was the concept for an innovative project by artist Ivan Liotchev in cooperation with author Sabira Stahlberg.