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Obituary: Mary Ann Hoberman

Award-winning children's author and poet Mary Ann Hoberman died July 7 following a long illness; she was 92. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Lewis and Adam & Eve/DDB win Excitable Edgar case

Children's author fails to prove claim that Excitable Edgar infringed her intellectual property. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2023-04-03 16:40:44 UTC ]
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Bob McGrath, original cast member on Sesame Street, dead at 90

Bob McGrath, an actor, musician and children's author widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children's show Sesame Street, has died at the age of 90. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-12-05 03:00:34 UTC ]
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Children’s Author Marcus Sedgwick Dies

Celebrated children's author Marcus Sedgwick, who was nominated for more than 30 awards, has passed away unexpectedly. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-17 17:42:32 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jeanne Steig

Children's author and multimedia visual artist Jeanne Steig, known for her witty retellings of fairy tales and myths, most of them illustrated by her late husband, celebrated cartoonist and author William Steig, has died at 92. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

Beloved English author and illustrator behind more than 60 books, including Dogger and the Alfie series, was voted the most popular Kate Greenaway winner in 50 years• Shirley Hughes obituaryShirley Hughes, the author and illustrator whose everyday stories of early childhood cast a happy glow... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-02 07:51:03 UTC ]
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Gary Paulsen has Died at Age 82

Beloved children's author Gary Paulsen died October 13. Here's a look at his life and legacy through literature. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-14 11:22:48 UTC ]
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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 18:21:06 UTC ]
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This Inuit author named 4 of Saturn's moons. Here's what he wants to name next

In 2000, children's author Michael Kusugak named a group of Saturn's many moons. Twenty years later, he's looking to rename the street near his house. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-10-23 19:59:11 UTC ]
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Arrow signs Ainsworth's 'moving' adult debut

Cornerstone imprint Arrow has acquired the debut adult novel from Carnegie-nominated children's author Eve Ainsworth.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-12 22:48:23 UTC ]
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Obituary: Sam McBratney

Irish children's author Sam McBratney, most widely known for the classic, bestselling picture book 'Guess How Much I Love You,' died on September 18; he was 77. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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