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Duckworth to publish new edition of Beyond the Secret Garden

Duckworth Books will publish a new edition of Ann Thwaite's Beyond the Secret Garden—a biography of children's author Frances Hodsgon Burnett—with an introduction by Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 20:13:37 UTC ]
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'Pioneering' Bookstart founder Wendy Cooling dies

Bookstart founder and children's author Wendy Cooling has died following a short illness.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 17:38:10 UTC ]
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Obituary: Stella Pevsner

Children's author Stella Pevsner, widely known for her middle grade and YA novels that often addressed difficult subjects, died on June 11 at age 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph sets new world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has broken the Guinness world record for largest online art class, in collaboration with Entrepreneur First and Art World Records. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 13:43:13 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph to attempt world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is attempting to break the world record for the largest online art lesson, in partnership with HarperCollins and global talent investor Entrepreneur First. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 15:32:05 UTC ]
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Two competitions launch for funny writing by children

Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing arts competition for young people has recently been launched in memory of late children's author Louise... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 21:43:35 UTC ]
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S&S UK bags 'super commercial' middle-grade series in six-figure pre-empt

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has pre-empted a "major", three-book middle-grade series from debut children's author Larry Hayes, in a six-figure deal struck following a "high-speed pitch" via video conferencing platform Zoom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 06:25:25 UTC ]
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Oliver Jeffers answers readers pressing questions

Oliver Jeffers, children's author and illustrator answered readers questions, submitted via Twitter.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 05:52:41 UTC ]
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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 UTC ]
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Judy Blume to Headline BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

ReedPop announced the author lineup for BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, May 29, at the Javits Center in New York City, and hosted and moderated by renowned children's author Judy Blume. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dermot O'Leary joins Oscar's Book Prize judging panel

TV presenter and children's author Dermot O'Leary will join Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and children's book consultant Jake Hope on the judging panel of Oscar’s Book Prize for 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 06:24:18 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Ross Welford

Children's author Ross Welford answers our questions about his new middle grade novel, The Kid Who Came From Space.      Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 11:14:24 UTC ]
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Obituary: Andrew Clements

Prolific children's author Andrew Clements, best known for his popular middle grade novel 'Frindle,' died on November 28 in West Baldwin, Me., following an illness; he was 70. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin snaps up O'Doherty's 'hilarious' heist story

Puffin will publish bestselling children's author and comedian David O'Doherty's "brilliantly funny" new book in May 2020.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Obituary: Mordicai Gerstein

Caldecott Award-winning children's author and illustrator Mordicai Gerstein, widely lauded for his mixed-media compositions featuring fluid pen-and-ink lines, died September 24 in Northampton, Mass., at the age of 83. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Anna James to edit British Library Christmas collection

Children's author Anna James will edit the British Library's Christmas collection.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 16:13:19 UTC ]
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Why are we squeezing creative writing out of schools?

Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education system. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 17:32:31 UTC ]
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Benji Davies to open new Hatchards at St Pancras

Hatchards’ new bookshop at London’s St Pancras Station will be officially opened tomorrow by children's author and illustrator Benji Davies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:17:40 UTC ]
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HarperCollins secures Baddiel until 2023 in new global four-book deal

HarperCollins has signed a new four-book deal with David Baddiel, securing the middle-grade children's author until 2023.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 07:40:32 UTC ]
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