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Macmillan marks Dear Zoo milestone

Macmillan has released a golden edition of the children’s classic as the beloved children’s book turns 40 this year.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-15 17:45:43 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for January 12, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by AfterShock Comics`AfterShock... Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-01-12 13:56:03 UTC ]
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As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

For decades, I sat in meetings with all-white teams. The industry needs an independent body to advise on equalityI’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-01 10:00:46 UTC ]
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A Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Judging A Children’s Book Award

Here's what it's really like to judge a children's book award, including the surprising best part of the process (it's not the free books!) Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-08 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Mr. Men Little Miss Books Stand the (Silly, Splendid, Topsy-Turvy) Test of Time

Mr. Men Little Miss, the children’s book series created by Roger Hargreaves, turns 50 this year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-08 10:00:15 UTC ]
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11 Must-Read December Children’s Book Releases

The crisp weather makes it the perfect time to snuggle up with a little one and read these 11 December children's book releases. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-06 11:39:00 UTC ]
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Julia Fine: Ghosts of Rebel Children’s Book Authors

The author of The Upstairs House on postpartum depression, hauntings, and the legacy of Margaret Wise Brown. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2021-11-18 03:45:32 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Who Was Beatrix Potter?

The illustrator Joana Avillez delves into the life story of one of her favorite children’s book authors, creator of Peter Rabbit. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-12 16:48:15 UTC ]
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In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing

'Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,' says Sourcebooks' Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing. The post In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-04 18:59:42 UTC ]
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12 Must-Read November Children’s Book Releases

From new books by Jason Reynolds and Andrea Beaty to powerful books about Black history, November children's book releases have lots of gems! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Did you know that Sylvia Plath wrote a rhyming children’s book about silly beds?

Sylvia Plath was born 89 years ago today. A published writer from age at, she left behind a vast catalogue of poetry and prose, especially given her short life. One of her most charming works was a rhyming children’s book written in 1959 (before either of her children were born) and published in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-27 17:44:35 UTC ]
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No more pulp

With sustainability and green practices now top of the agenda for many companies, here at the Children’s Book Project (CBP) we are asking you as publishers to take a Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 13:38:51 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, Acclaimed Children’s Book Illustrator, Dies at 81

Adept at reimagining classic tales, he often made sure that his books included Black characters and themes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 22:46:10 UTC ]
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15 Must-Read October Children’s Book Releases

October children’s book releases include picture books like Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast by David Ezra Stein, middle grade books like Living With Viola by Rosena Fung, and so much more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-04 10:37:00 UTC ]
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‘I have these stories to tell’: the authors trying to diversify children’s books

Schemes provide mentors and funding to help aspiring writers on low incomes enter market dominated by white celebritiesA programme that aims to tackle the lack of diversity in children’s books has been launched after its founder said the practice of richer authors paying for support to get... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-26 06:15:04 UTC ]
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Listen to the musical stylings of Shel Silverstein and Johnny Cash.

This is a Shel Silverstein appreciation post. He has given us so much over the years! Most famously, we have The Giving Tree, a twisted children’s book about a benevolent tree that gives up its whole self for an unappreciative little boy. By extension, we can also thank Shel Silverstein for Ryan... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-24 14:00:42 UTC ]
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Children’s Book Publishers Wrestle with Picturing God

As faith-based children’s book publishers strive for greater inclusivity and diverse representations of all people within stories, decisions do not always come easily about which pronouns to use for God or what skin color to use in illustrations of Jesus. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosie Jones | 'I wanted to write the book I needed as a child'

Comedian Rosie Jones has added another string to her bow by authoring a children’s book series—the sort of titles she says she needed as a child Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 00:06:18 UTC ]
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