#children’s book

Publishing news tagged with #children’s book

Page 1 of 13 pages


Emma Straub got uninvited from reading to kids in Texas because of her “foul language” online.

Emma Straub—novelist, bookstore-owner, children’s book author, and all-round nice person—was uninvited from reading at Texas elementary schools because of her use of “foul language” on social media. In an email to parents, administrators from the Katy Independent School District (in the Houston... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-19 15:33:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #emma straub #book author


Book Review: ‘Roald Dahl, Teller of the Unexpected’ by Matthew Dennison

“Teller of the Unexpected,” an elegant new biography, sidesteps the ugly side of the children’s book author while capturing his grandiose, tragedy-specked life. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-17 20:39:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book author #roald dahl #book review


A Summary and Analysis of Maya Angelou’s ‘Life Doesn’t Frighten Me’

‘Life Doesn’t Frighten Me’ is a well-known poem by Maya Angelou (1928-2014). It is the title poem from Angelou’s 1993 collection Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, which was marketed as a children’s book although Angelou did not originally conceive the poems as being specifically for children. A brave,... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2023-01-07 15:00:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #life doesn #maya angelou


Obituary: Phyllis Fogelman

Children’s book publisher Phyllis Fogelman, a champion of books by Black authors and illustrators and mentor to many in the children’s book industry, died on December 18 at age 89. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book industry #black authors


‘I’m parking my guilt’: confessions of a celebrity children’s book ghost writer

As an author whose own books never find their way to supermarket shelves, it’s frustrating work – but it puts food on my family’s tableOnce a rare species, celebrity authored children’s books have become stalwarts of supermarket books aisles. Perfect for a grandparent hunting a last-minute... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-16 10:41:27 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #young readers #ghost writer


Religion Book Deals: Dec. 14, 2022

IVP will publish an illustrated collection of ‘Prayers for Life;’ Revell signs ‘Back Porch Theology’ podcaster Lisa Harper; WaterBrook lands a debut children’s book author; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book author #debut children #illustrated collection


Internet man uses AI to create a children’s book in praise of AI and it is fatuous and ugly.

What the hell are we doing? All the best things are shutting down and people are out here using computers to make children’s books? Not to get too Jeff Goldblum on you, but just because you build a tool to do something doesn’t make it interesting or worthy. To wit, a product designer named... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-13 15:19:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #make children


Make Yourself at Home: Meet the U.S. Team at Nosy Crow Inc.

The U.K. children’s book publisher spreads its wings into the North American market. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #nosy crow


Children’s authors of colour published in UK rose to 11.7% of market in 2021

BookTrust research shows, however, that the overall picture ‘remains far from representative’ with some writers and illustrators reporting tokenismNew research has found that 11.7% of children’s book creators published in the UK in 2021 were people of colour, up from 5.6% in 2017.Despite the big... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-23 06:01:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #diana gerald #uk rose


HarperCollins union workers go on strike over pay ‘for as long as it takes’

Workers at the only ‘big four’ publisher to have a union authorize indefinite strike over low wages and diversityStephanie Guerdan started working in the children’s book department of HarperCollins Publishers six years ago. It was a dream job – just not a dream paycheck. The $33,500-a-year... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-10 18:03:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #harpercollins #publishing houses #livable wage #indefinite strike #low pay #dream job #harpercollins publishers


David Walliams recorded making derogatory remarks about BGT contestants

Exclusive: Britain’s Got Talent judge made sexually explicit comments about participant, leak showsThe Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams made derogatory and sexually explicit remarks about contestants during the recording of an episode of the ITV show, according to a leaked transcript... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-10 10:00:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book authors


Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair Changes Venue Amid COVID Constraints

Moving its dates for a third time this year, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair is changing venue in an effort to host the event in December. The post Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair Changes Venue Amid COVID Constraints appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-09 18:16:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #book fair #shanghai children


On Harold of the Purple Crayon and the Value of an Imaginative Journey

For some frustrating reason, I’ve lost a lot of specific memories from my time as a young father; that period is now like a home from my past that I yearn to visit, but is always out of reach. And yet I can vividly recall the night I first read Crockett Johnson’s celebrated children’s book […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-08 09:53:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #celebrated children #ve lost #purple crayon


Drusilla Park Jones, founder of a former antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, dies

Drusilla Jones, who owned an antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, died of end stage Alzheimer’s disease and diabetic complications Oct. 20 at Charter Senior Living. The Lutherville resident was 82. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2022-11-04 09:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book shop


Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for November 2, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by sponsored by Triumph Books`Triumph Books`https://www.triumphbooks.com/big-book-of-who-football-products-9781637272527.php?page_id=21`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/SI-Kids-Big-Book-of-WHO-Football-262x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-02 15:07:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book deals #book riot


Jamie Oliver and Geri Halliwell-Horner become the latest celebrities to announce children’s books

Publishers have faced criticism for producing books considered ‘an easy sell’ Chef Jamie Oliver and former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell-Horner have become the latest celebrities to announce new children’s books, with experts saying there is no sign the celebrity-authored children’s book trend will... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-21 10:05:05 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #penguin random house #title character #faced criticism #jamie oliver


Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for October 19, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by Sponsored by Dynamite Entertainment`Dynamite... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-19 13:26:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book deals #book riot


Padma Lakshmi will host this year’s National Book Awards.

Big news for the (in my experience, huge) Venn diagram center of book lovers and Top Chef fans: Padma Lakshmi will host this year’s National Book Awards. Lakshmi is the bestselling author of multiple cookbooks as well as a children’s book and a memoir, and host of Top Chef (AKA the show that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-11 15:50:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling author #children’s book #big news #padma lakshmi #book lovers


12 Must-Read October Children’s Book Releases

With empowering middle grade like Frizzy by Claribel A. Ortega and silly picture books, October children's book releases are pretty awesome! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-10-03 10:38:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #children's book #october children #book releases


Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for September 14, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by Sourcebooks Young Readers `Sourcebooks Young... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-09-14 14:15:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #book deals #book riot