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About Bernardo Atxaga

Bernardo Atxaga (Joseba Irazu Garmendia, b. 1951) is an award-winning Basque writer, whose work spans adult and children's prose, poetry, radio, cinema and theatre, as well as short stories. He first achieved national and international fame with Obabakoak (1988), which won the National Literature Prize 1989 and has been translated into more than twenty languages. His novels have won critical acclaim in Spain and abroad; most recently, Margaret Jull Costa's translation of Seven Houses in France was shortlisted for the 2012 Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize.

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Hug your cat day

Why not celebrate cats with Shola and the Lionsby Bernardo Atxaga from Pushkin Children's Books.

8 days ago

International Museums Day

Read The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga from Pushkin Children's Books to delve into the past!

25 days ago

Europe Day

There is so much to learn about the world we live in so why not find out more about the world we live in with The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga published by Pushkin Children's Books. 

1 month ago

Local and Community History Month

A book to enjoy and add to your bookshelves... The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga from Pushkin Children's Books.

1 month ago

World Heritage Day

Learn about the places and people of the past in The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga from Pushkin Children's Books

1 month ago

International Children's Book Day

Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga from Pushkin Children's Books.

4 years ago

World Storytelling Day

You'll love The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga and Mikel Valverde. Published by Pushkin Children's Books.

4 years ago

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

Amazing!!! The Adventures of Shola by Bernardo Atxaga and Mikel Valverde. Published by Pushkin Children's Books.

4 years ago

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