A book about friendship of Cat and Dog, called Ferdinandas and Poo, written and illustrated by Lina Žutautė was awarded as the best book for Children of the year 2012. Acceptance speech of the author opens the present issue of „Rubinaitis“. Neringa Mikalauskienė reviews the most important translated books for children and YA, especially she praises two awarded translations – The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo and Bambini nel bosco by Beatrice Masini. Jolita Liškevičienė reviews all new illustrations by the Lithuanian artists. Works by Ieva Babilaitė, Lina Žutautė, Paulius Juodišius, Tomas S. Butkus, Lina Dūdaitė are among the best, according to reviewer. The caption READINGS OF MY CHILDHOOD is dedicated to famous translator Jonė Ramunytė, who answers to Rūta Jonynaitė’s questions. The questions are about parents, school, first books, translator’s experience etc. Professor Džiuljeta Maskuliūnienė presents life and works by Bruno Ferrero, who is popular in Lithuania, this article is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the author. Aleksandra Strelcova reviews debut by the Lithuanian author Neringa Vaitkutė, and Gintarė Adomaitytė analyses Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis in the caption AT A CLOSER LOOK. Roma Kišūnaitė prepared the next part of BIBLIOGRAPHY of books and CHRONICLE of events.
Žurnalas „Rubinaitis“, 2013 Nr. 2 (66)