#children’s book

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This new indie bookstore categorizes books by emotion.

It’s rare to see Raven Leilani’s Luster next to Doctor De Soto, William Steig’s children’s book about a mouse that performs dental surgery—but this is par for the course at Oh Hello Again, Seattle’s newest bookshop. Oh Hello Again, rather than shelving books by genre and author, categorizes... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-22 16:19:24 UTC ]
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Umberto Eco tracking down a book in his massive library is your new competence porn.

The late Umberto Eco—professor, novelist, children’s book author—was a man of many talents. One of which, as seen in a video clip posted on Twitter by writer Ted Gioia, was quickly finding books in his famously massive personal library. I once got to meet Umberto Eco—who was very memorable. But... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-21 20:36:32 UTC ]
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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Bell and NLT invite kids to join letter writing project

Usborne author PG Bell, creator of the children’s book series The Train to Impossible Places, has partnered with the National Literacy Trust and The Postal Museum on a letter writing project inviting children to share their experiences of the pandemic with future generations.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 22:56:51 UTC ]
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Yusuf/Cat Stevens is turning his song “Peace Train” into a children’s book.

Some pleasant news! In honor of “Peace Train”s 50th anniversary, Yusuf/Cat Stevens has announced that the illustrated children’s book Peace Train, using the lyrics of the famous song, will be published May 11th via HarperCollins. It will be followed by a picture book adaptation of Stevens’ song... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-13 17:36:37 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires book from Mangan siblings

Scholastic UK has acquired Escape the Rooms, the "dazzling" children’s book debut from actor Stephen Mangan, illustrated by his sister Anita Mangan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 03:30:19 UTC ]
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Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie | 'You can be kind and strong and good, but you don’t have to be exceptional'

"It's really special that, with a book about female friendship, we have genuinely become friends through doing it,” says Lauren Ace. She is talking about illustrator Jenny Løvlie, and the pair’s début picture book The Girls, which was published in 2018 and went on to win Illustrated Book of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 01:57:49 UTC ]
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I Spy Louise Fitzhugh: A Conversation with Leslie Brody

LESLIE BRODY’S new biography, Sometimes You Have to Lie, describes the life of Louise Fitzhugh, author of the classic children’s book Harriet the Spy. Originally published in 1964 by Harper and Row, Harriet has never been out of print and has inspired multiple adaptations and spin-offs,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-02 13:30:00 UTC ]
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What 2020 Children’s Book Roundups Are Missing

Feature image from Akiko Miyakoshi’s I Dream a Journey * I knew things were going to get hard when the library closed. I am, by profession, a writer and a professor of storytelling. I’ve read to my twin children—now four—since their infancy. But as avid readers as we already were, 2020 upped our... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-21 09:49:02 UTC ]
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Look inside a new series of Jane Austen novels, rewritten and illustrated for children.

It is a truth universally acknowledged . . . that Northanger Abbey is less quotable than Pride and Prejudice. Nevertheless, Northanger Abbey is the latest of Austen’s six novels to be adapted into an illustrated children’s book for the Awesomely Austen: Illustrated and Retold series. The text of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 17:54:13 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June

An even busier Bologna Children's Book Fair than in the past will feature a new parallel general-publishing conference, 'BolognaBookPlus.' The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-18 13:58:55 UTC ]
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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
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Post-election, Kamala Harris’s books are more popular than ever.

Kamala Harris-related books have seen a sharp increase in popularity post-Biden/Harris presidential win. On Sunday, a whopping four books on Amazon’s Top 10 bestsellers list were either about or penned by the vice president-elect. The books in question: Harris’s memoir The Truths We Hold: An... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 17:37:24 UTC ]
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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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