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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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Want to earn more as a book author? A male name will help

In a groundbreaking study of more than two million books published in North America between 2002 and 2012, scholars found that books by women authors are priced 45% less than those of their male counterparts. The researchers, sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg and mathematician Adam Kapelner, both... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jill McElmurry

Acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Jill McElmurry, best known for her work on the Little Blue Truck picture book series, died on August 3, at the age of 62. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Bank of England took a page from Dr. Seuss

The Bank of England hopes to make their reports more understandable by imitating the famed children's book author's concise, simple writing style. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: February 2017

Sparkhouse signed a six-book deal on the Owlegories DVD series, Liguori signs a deal with ‘Bad Catholic’ blogger Marc Barnes, Kar-Ben lands an Australian children’s book author, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Barbara Seuling

Children's book author and illustrator Barbara Seuling, a former editor also known for teaching about writing for young people, died September 12 in Lebanon, N.H. of complications from cancer. She was 79. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl: back in the spotlight

Steven Spielberg’s new film adaptation of a Roald Dahl story has Dahl being remembered as a children's book author with a dark sense of humor. But his stories for adults are typically more macabre.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Children's Bookstore to Pop Up in the Bronx

Playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey, age 66, is the latest children's book author to add "bookseller" to his many accomplishments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stars who took their final curtain call in 2015

Donna Douglas: American actress known for playing Elly May Clampett in nine seasons of the 60s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies. When the series finished, she became a real estate agent, gospel singer and children's book author. Died January 1, from pancreatic cancer, aged 81. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Andrea Cheng

Children's book author and educator Andrea Cheng, whose books often focused on intercultural and intergenerational relationships, died on December 26 following a long illness. She was 58. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Vera B. Williams

Vera B. Williams, noted children’s book author and illustrator, artist, educator, and social activist, died on October 16, 2015. She was 88. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending April 10, 2015

April marks the opening of two stores with a children’s connection: one is a children’s only bookstore, the other showcases indie authors and was launched by a children's book author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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