Archive for Month: March 2017

Fox Sketch, by Euija Kim

Coming Soon—The Crocodile and the Fox

Another book by Our Golden Hour is at the press: The Crocodile and the Fox. We are excited to add another illustrated Marma folktale to our list of publications. Every book you buy sponsors a book for a child in the Chittagong Hill Tracts—buy one give one! The Crocodile and […]

Marma alphabetic characters

Letters of Men– Marma, an Endangered Alphabet

Carving is the opposite of twitter and Instagram—it is a slow, thoughtful, and ancient process. This is the process that Tim Brookes uses to fashion the characters that make up endangered languages. His painstaking memorialization of these alphabets reminds us that language is much more than words. It is wisdom, […]

Illustrated Children’s Dictionary using Endangered Languages

An illustrated book invites children to learn. An illustrated dictionary invites children to love language—and children who speak endangered languages often don’t have any books in their mother tongue at all, and certainly no dictionaries designed for children. Tim Brookes of The Endangered Alphabets Project and his students at Champlain […]