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Teenage kicks: Illustrator Small takes Dark turn

We spoke to award-winning children’s illustrator David Small, who returns this October with a "fictional follow-up" to his 2009 memoir Stitches. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins Millwood Hargrave’s adult bow

Award-winning children’s author Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s first foray into adult fiction has gone to Picador for a significant six-figure sum after a “hotly contested” 13-publisher auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Morton Schindel

Morton Schindel, founder of the Weston Woods Studios, a company lauded for its quality audiovisual adaptations of award-winning children’s books, died on August 20. He was 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Rhoda Blumberg

Award-winning children's author Rhoda Blumberg, who translated her passion for history into more than 25 nonfiction books, died at home on June 6. She was 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosoff slams government for 'assault on childhood'

Award-winning children’s author Meg Rosoff has slammed the UK government for failing children and discrediting the creative arts in a stinging attack. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: James Cross Giblin

Publisher, editor, and award-winning children's book author James Cross Giblin died on Sunday, April 10, following a long illness. He was 82. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vera B. Williams dies at 88; award-winning children's author and illustrator

Vera B. Williams' family saved pennies and nickels to get by during the Depression. So her mother's purchase of a "real chair" — neither stick-hard nor someone's castoff but brand new and cushiony — was an extravagance. "I don't intend to work all my life and have nowhere to sit down," the woman... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Judith St. George

Award-winning children's author Judith St. George, widely known for her many titles drawing on events and figures of American history, died in her home in Bloomfield, Conn., on June 10. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning children's author Walter Dean Myers dies

Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers, the award-winning children’s author best known for his many novels that portray the often difficult life experiences of young African-Americans, died on July 1 following a brief illness. He was 76. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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