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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

On “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” which begins today at 12pm EST, and will run from through May 11, the former first lady will livestream a reading of a classic children’s book as part of the PBS Kids Read-Along series. She joins an ever-expanding pool of celebrities reading books for kids... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 14:10:58 UTC ]
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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-06 19:45:46 UTC ]
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How a Classic Children’s Book Got Hijacked by the Culture Wars

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie has been criticized, and lauded, as a parable of the welfare state. Both sides have it wrong. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-02-28 16:14:35 UTC ]
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The 50 Best One-Star Amazon Reviews of Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown’s classic children’s book Goodnight Moon was published on this day in 1947. It’s widely beloved, well-reviewed, and much parodied, and also hated intensely by a serious few. You know where this is going—I compile at least one of these one-star reviews pieces a month, but I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-03 08:50:11 UTC ]
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Gallimard to publish graphic novel version of The Witches

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel The Witches is being turned into a graphic novel after Gallimard in France struck a deal with the Roald Dahl Story Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Lloyd Webber theatre to stage Ted Hughes’ The Iron Woman

The Other Palace, a London theatre owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatres Group, will this autumn stage an adaptation of Ted Hughes’ classic children’s book The Iron Woman (Faber Children’s). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paddington at St Paul's, last in classic children's series, due in 2018

Michael Bond’s final book about the accident-prone bear will be published next year on the anniversary of the author’s deathA final adventure for Paddington Bear, in which the marmalade-loving magnet for trouble visits St Paul’s Cathedral, will be published in June 2018, a year after the death... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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V&A to host UK's largest Winnie the Pooh exhibition

Original Winnie the Pooh drawings will be on show at the V&A for the first time in almost 40 years as part of the UK’s largest exhibition on the classic children's character created by author A A Milne and illustrator E H Shepard. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Under Fire, Abrams to Cease Publishing ‘Bad Little Children’s Books’

Facing outrage over a book of parodies of classic children's book covers, Abrams has agreed to a request from the author to stop publishing the title. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Swallow and Amazons tie-in to PRH Children's

Penguin Random House Children’s will next month publish a new edition of Arthur Ransome's classic children's book Swallows and Amazons to tie-in with the new film adaptation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In pictures: Judith Kerr receives BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

See pictures from the ceremony awarding Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr wins BookTrust lifetime achievement award

Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Came to Tea, will be presented with this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award today. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Olivia Colman to star in We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Olivia Colman lends her voice to the role of mum in Channel 4's animated adaptation of the classic children's book We're Going on a Bear Hunt. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New ‘A Puffin Book’ titles announced

Next month Penguin Random House Children’s is adding 20 titles to its ‘A Puffin Book’ collection of classic children’s books, including titles by Penelope Lively and Noel Streatfeild. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viral video: Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, GoT's Sansa Stark

See the first glimpse of the Sherlock star as the Marvel superhero and Sophie Turner do witty Jon Snow and Justin Bieber impressionsBenedict Cumberbatch has been filming in New York, Oxford, London and Nepal for his latest film release, Doctor Strange. For those unfamiliar with the Marvel... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adorable Winnie the Pooh and Piglet illustration comes up for auction

A watercolor of Winnie the Pooh and Piglet created by illustrator E.H. Shepard is being auctioned this week. Shepard illustrated many classic children's books, including A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh," "When We Were Very Young," "Now We Are Six" and "The House at Pooh Corner." Shepard drew Pooh... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How New Dr. Seuss Book Was Discovered in a Box by His Widow

Twenty-four years after the death of classic children's author Dr. Seuss, his hidden manuscript was published today to the delight of fans of all ages. Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH adds to ‘A Puffin Book’ list

Penguin Random House Children’s is adding books by Noel Streatfeild, Erich Kastner and Anne Fine to its A Puffin Book list of classic children’s titles.   PRH launched A Puffin Book last year to replace Puffin Modern Classics and is adding 20 further titles to the list in July.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 3, 2014

This week: new Richard Ford, how music was captured, and classic children's books get gnarly. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Dahl: Charlie chapters discovered

The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final version. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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