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How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Biddulph, Gray and Patel among Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award winners

Children's titles from Rob Biddulph, Kes Gray and Serena Patel are among the winners of Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards in partnership with BookTrust. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 18:29:53 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: October 14, 2020

Joni Eareckson Tada brings a children’s book about heaven to the Good Book Company, an introduction to African American literature lands at IVP, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: David Gale

Children’s book editor David Gale, who shaped a distinguished roster of award-winning titles and proudly championed works of LGBTQ literature, died on October 9 following a long illness; he was 65. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Natalie Portman’s upcoming children’s book is a collection of “gender-safe” fairy tales.

Natalie Portman knows a thing or two about fairy tales. Portman’s turn as a dancer whose life goes awry in Black Swan (2010) was, famously, a brooding take on Pyotr Tchaikovksy’s most famous ballet. Swan Lake itself was likely inspired by Russian and German folktales like Johann Karl August... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 16:54:30 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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Famous in Italy, Rodari Reaches U.S. Shores With ‘Telephone Tales’

The children’s book writer never caught on in America, partly because of his Communist Party ties, but the English-language release of his masterpiece could change that. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-05 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Bonnier tunes in to Channel 4 for weatherman's children's book

Big Picture Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a non-fiction children’s book from Channel 4 News weather presenter and meteorologist Liam Dutton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-04 23:38:38 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Is on the Ether With Moscow

Still planning to mount a first children's book fair in Moscow next year, BolognaFiere is 'in' Moscow this week but primarily digitally. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Is on the Ether With Moscow appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-03 18:24:47 UTC ]
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Happy pub day to the first mainstream children’s book featuring a Sikh character.

A groundbreaking children’s book based on an equally groundbreaking sports hero comes out today: Fauja Singh Keeps Going by Simran Jeet Singh, featuring the story of the first centenarian marathon runner, is also the first children’s book from a major publisher that features a Sikh main... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-25 16:06:55 UTC ]
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Sam Thompson goes to Little Island for children's debut

Little Island Books will publish the debut children’s book of Booker-longlisted novelist Sam Thompson in 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 12:43:48 UTC ]
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LeBron Wrote a Children’s Book and It’s Selling Really Well

In “I Promise,” LeBron James and the illustrator Nina Mata give hope to kids when they need it most. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-20 09:00:01 UTC ]
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Bette Midler and Michiko Kakutani are teaming up for a children’s book about the hot duck.

Remember 2018, when things were definitely really bad but we could still touch people who didn’t live with us? It was a simpler (but—make no mistake—still terrible) time, when the House was flipped, everyone was in their feelings, and the city of New York was captivated by a very attractive... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-13 14:41:38 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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YA superstar Jason Reynolds just sold his debut novel for adults.

Today, Simon and Schuster announced that their imprint Scribner will be publishing the debut novel for adults from #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book author Jason Reynolds, whose books include Look Both Ways and Ghost, both finalists for the National Book Award for Young People’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-22 16:30:17 UTC ]
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The BLM movement is inspiring a boom in diverse children’s literature.

When a friend of mine, a former teacher, told me the subject of a children’s book he wants to write—an allegory about how the criminal justice system tries to entrap people of color from a young age—my first thought was Dark, man. And then: I wish I’d had access to a book like that when I was a […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-21 19:17:26 UTC ]
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Crime-fighting pigeons take flight to Hollywood

James Corden to produce film and TV series based on Australia’s Real Pigeons children’s booksThe humble pigeon may be an unlikely breed of star but an author-illustrator duo from Melbourne have been turning the birds into a crime-fighting troupe of superheroes – and they’re about to take flight... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 21:55:36 UTC ]
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How 50 Years of Frog and Toad Shaped Countless Literary Friendships

Mo Willems, Kyo Maclear, and other children’s book authors on what Arnold Lobel’s series means to them. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-07-03 14:30:00 UTC ]
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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

Being a book publisher comes with a set of tough moral responsibilities. You provide livelihoods for authors and booksellers, your hiring decisions can greatly influence how UK culture is shaped, and you’re also a company with a duty of care towards your staff. Sometimes these duties come into... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 03:23:48 UTC ]
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Celebrated Children’s Book Illustrator Graces Two Magazines

Multi-award winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson's art featured on The New Yorker and Rolling Stone Magazine. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-18 14:37:17 UTC ]
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