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How the Karma’s World Doll Launch Became a Meeting Ground for Brands and Culture

Karma's World is officially making its mark, and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges couldn't be happier. That's because it took the award-winning rapper, actor, producer and now children's book author over a decade to bring the animated children's program to audiences. Now, the show and its titular... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2022-08-25 15:59:04 UTC ]
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Charlotte Pomerantz, Inventive Children’s Book Author, Dies at 92

Her imaginative use of words and lively rhymes entertained young readers, sometimes with a subtle message included, drawn from her own life. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-29 21:25:32 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick talks about his new venture: Children’s book author

The activist-quarterback discusses the defining moment that sparked his new children’s book, ‘I Color Myself Different.' Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-06 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-02 13:57:50 UTC ]
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Leonard Kessler, Colorful Children’s Book Author, Dies at 101

He crafted tales of everyday life for early readers. His “Mr. Pine’s Purple House,” first published in 1965, later inspired a new publishing company — and Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-24 23:32:36 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ashley Bryan

Award-winning children's book author and illustrator, fine artist, and educator Ashley Bryan, widely known for his passion for poetry and vibrant retellings of folktales rooted in the Black oral tradition, died peacefully on February 4; he was 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Eloise Greenfield

Award-winning children's book author and poet Eloise Greenfield, known for her positive depictions of Black family life, her biographies spotlighting notable Black figures in U.S. history, and her efforts to fight racism, died on August 5; she was 92. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Gift of Creativity from Eric Carle

At the Los Angeles Times, artists reflect on the enduring legacy of children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle, whose spellbinding images and narratives captured readers’ imaginations for generations. “Carle’s ultimate gift was the idea of creation,” Daric Cottingham says, “the notion... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2021-06-03 20:30:21 UTC ]
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The 10 Best Eric Carle Books

With the recent passing of Eric Carle, we’re taking a look at some of the children’s book author and illustrator’s best work, including The Very Busy Spider. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-01 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
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Obituary: George Ancona

Mexican American children's book author, photographer, and filmmaker George Ancona has died at age 91. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mo Willems On Parenting And Inspiring Kids In 2020

The children's book author and illustrator opened up about creativity, kindness and more. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-18 14:44:19 UTC ]
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The biggest-ever children’s book deal is for a fantasy series about bloodthirsty unicorns.

The murderous unicorns are coming! A 28-year-old lawyer and debut children’s book author from England, Annabel Steadman, has landed what is reportedly the largest children’s book deal ever—a healthy seven figures—for a fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. The series is set in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 16:36:23 UTC ]
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COVID relief and the misplaced outrage about Rage

Yesterday, NPR, along with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, published a bleak poll on the economic health of the nation since the pandemic began. Nearly half of respondents said their household has experienced “serious financial problems” linked... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-10 12:00:40 UTC ]
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Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69

A prolific writer, she published more than 75 books, including a Best Seller and a National Book Award finalist, all while encouraging aspiring authors. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-05 21:52:08 UTC ]
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Obituary: Karen Blumenthal

Children's book author and journalist Karen Blumenthal, widely recognized for her works of narrative nonfiction addressing complicated subject matters, died on May 19 in her hometown of Dallas, following a heart attack; she was 61. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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With a Dozen New Books This Year Alone, Kate Messner Is Smashing Expectations

The children’s book author will publish 12 new books this year and launch a new series despite the strain the industry is under. How does she do it? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Brown … Children’s Book Author?

For his latest project, the writer best known for “The Da Vinci Code” is turning his attention to a younger audience. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-20 14:15:06 UTC ]
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In Switzerland, Springer Nature Presents Author Survey on Open Access

Springer Nature says this is the first survey 'dedicated to understanding the views of book authors on open access across all subjects and regions.' The post In Switzerland, Springer Nature Presents Author Survey on Open Access appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-24 05:30:10 UTC ]
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Obituary: Kate Dopirak

Mary Kathleen "Kate" Dopirak, a rising children’s book author, died on October 10 of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare degenerative brain disorder; she was 43. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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