International Children's Literature:
Tentative Agenda

Cost of the program ($3800) includes all travel, fees, 3 credits tuition, accomodations, breakfasts, and an international student ID card (which carries with it minimal insurance needed).

Lunch and dinner (with the exceptions of two banquets) are individual and not paid for as part of the program. Students are advised to bring $40 per day for food expenses.

There are currently 2 spots left for Summer 2007. Contact Dr. Bond at


April TBA -- Meeting with Director of International Programs to fill out pertinent paperwork, discuss travel arrangements.

May TBA – Meeting to review the syllabus and reading list.

July TBA -- Course commences at Salisbury University will meet for two 3 hour sessions.  Students living off the Eastern Shore can arrange to do this work online.

July 21  -- Bus from Salisbury University to BWI. Fly to Iceland (leave BWI at 8:45 P.M.).

July  22 -- 24 Iceland  (arrive in Iceland 7:45 AM).  Visit the Blue Lagoon.        blue lagoon

Stay at Guesthouse 101 in Reykjavik.

Visit Culture House-- see Icelandic sagas

Meet with Andri Magnason author of Blue Planet.  and Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir author of The Sword Bearer

andri  blue planet      gestsdottir   swordbearer

Tour Reykjavik and around Iceland. 

July 25-26  arrive in Copenhagen.   Stay at Danshostel

Meet Meet with Paul Banksdog's lifebanks Paul just was awarded Danish Blues Musician of the Year!!

Meet with Lene Kaaberbøl    lene   shamer  witch

Visit Hans Christian Andersen museum in Odense

Tivoli Gardens

July  27  Leave Copenhagen around 8:30 reach Hamburg  (5 hour drive/ferry) Stay at Pension Helga Schmidt

Meet with  Birte Mûller  birte       teddynight            farley  

and Julia Goschke  goschke      longears

July  28  Leave Hamburg by 9 AM. for Bremen (2 hour drive)

Lunch with Angela Kehlenbeck  kehlenbeck   pashima

Proceed to Cologne (3 hours drive) for overnight. Stay at Hotel am Rathaus

July  29  Cologne. Stay at Hotel am Rathaus

Visit Picturebook Museum at Burg Wissem castleburgwissem

Meet with Norman Junge  next  junge

July  30  Leave for Kassel by 9AM

Lunch with Stephanie Roehe  roehe  meko

<>Visit Bruder Grimm Museum

Proceed to Schlitz and meet with Gudrun Pausewang  for dinner  traitor
Spend night in Fulda at the Jugendherberge

July  31  Leave for Frankfurt by 9 AM  (2 hours)

Visit the University of Frankfurt's Institut für Jugendbuchforschung


Proceed to Heidelburg  (2 hours)

Dinner with Geraldine Elschner  elschner   messy

Stay at Pension Jeske

August 1  Leave Heidelberg by 8:30 AM

 Early lunch in Stuttgart with Joachim Freiderich freidrichfreunde
Proceed  to Ellwangen        

Stay at Schloss ob Ellwangen

August 2  Meet with Inge Bart-Grözinger author of Something Remains and visit her school  something remains    

Leave Ellwangen after lunch for Munich (Staying in Pulloch at Burg Schwaneck)

August 3    Munich  (stay in Pulloch at Burg Schwaneck)

Visit International Youth Library meet with Jean-Jacques Greif      fighter iyl

August 4  leave by 8:30 for  Salzburg, Austria  (2 hours)

Lunch with Gudrun Albertsmeir of Minedition and author Werner Thuswaldner  thuswaldner    silentnight

Leave Salzburg by 4 PM.  Spend night in Leipzieg

August 5 – 7  Leave Leipzieg arrive in Berlin

Checkpoint Literacy -- European Conference on Reading

Meet with Daniela Bunge bunge frisch
Visit  LesArt

August 8–10  Warsaw

Banquet with authors sponsored by Egmont Polska.

Meet with Polish children's authors and illustrators

 Anna Onichimowska  onichimowska    senonichimowska wieczor

Visit the Museum of Children's Literature (in the Culture Palace)

11-- 13 Flight to Malmo/Copenhagen

Visit Children's Literature Center at Danish University of Education

Visit Rasmus Bregnhoi's studio rasmus  rasmus2

Meet with Danish authors:  Søren Jessen  didyoufall  narrator  and Kenneth Bøgh Andersen kbandersen  antboy

August 14 return to BWI