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Emily Gravett's squirrel tale scoops the inaugural BookTrust Storytime Prize

A tale of a squirrel's quest for friends, Cyril and Pat (Pan Macmilan) by Emily Gravett, has been crowned the inaugural winner of the BookTrust Storytime Prize, which celebrates the best books for sharing with babies and children aged under five. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 04:31:22 UTC ]
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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
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Puffin launches picture book subscription box

Puffin has launched its first ever subscription box service with boxes for children aged three to five-years-old.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 05:36:25 UTC ]
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Look who’s back! Dennis the Menace wows new generation of mischief-loving children

The Beano, the UK’s longest-running comic, is revitalised by digital spin-offs promoting the joys of youthful rebellionDennis the Menace, synonymous with childhood mischief and rebellion for more than half a century, is undergoing a multimillion-pound makeover as the Beano battles to stay... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s to release app as The Twits turn 35

Penguin Random House Children’s and the Roald Dahl Literary Estate will next week release the first ever Dahl app. Twit or Miss is based on The Twits. Developed with Aardman Digital for children aged six to 11, it is a “food fight” game in which players have to swipe food away from the sleeping... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gillian Anderson joins Oscar's First Book judges

Actress Gillian Anderson will be on the judging panel for this year’s Oscar’s First Book Prize, which awards the best first book for children aged five or under published in 2014. The £5,000 prize was set up by the Evening Standard last year in memory of Oscar Ashton, the son of the paper’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's socioeconomic status 'affects digital reading preference'

Print books are more popular with three to five-year-olds than reading on devices, but children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds spend more time reading on devices than their wealthier peers, according to a new report from the National Reading Trust (NLT) and Pearson. For the report... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB and Scholastic win Roald Dahl prizes

Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 13:40 A book about feline pirates has claimed the bounty of an award at this year’s Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Cats Ahoy! by Peter Bently and illustrated by Jim Field (Macmillan Children’s Books) was awarded the prize for children aged six and under at today’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hothouse Fiction expands team

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:51 Creative agency Hothouse Fiction is expanding its team to increase output and extend its international sales, especially into the US. Hothouse, which develops commercial series fiction for children aged five years and older,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's launches own-brand kids' books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 09:00 Sainsbury's has launched a range of own brand pre-school children's books, publishing eight titles in collaboration with Dorling Kindersley. The titles went on sale on Saturday [5th March] in more than 200 of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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