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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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Peet's last book snapped up for TV

Late children’s author Mal Peet's final book, The Murdstone Trilogy (David Fickling Books), will be adapted for TV by the dramatist behind Hilary Mantel’s "Wolf Hall" for a newly formed production company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Audrey Stone Geisel

Audrey Stone Geisel, philanthropist and widow of the late children’s book icon Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, died on December 19 at her home in La Jolla, Calif.; she was 97. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penny Dann marathon fundraiser

The husband of the late children’s illustrator Penny Dann is to run the Brighton Marathon to raise money for the hospice which helped care for her. Dann, who had been suffering from cancer, died in December. She illustrated anthologies, early readers, fairytales and poetry collections, and was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online presence for Dick King-Smith

The family of late children’s author Dick King-Smith is bringing his work into the 21st century by creating a website to promote his books online. The website goes live today (11th February) and features a biography, fun facts, a quiz, and resources for teachers of key stage one and two. There... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picture This: Stephen Colbert's 'I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)'

The satirical TV host's faux children's book, inspired by Maurice Sendak, inspires and turns out be remarkably patriotic."I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" (Grand Central: $15.99), Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert's bestselling satirical jab at the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lost Enid Blyton manuscript discovered

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:56 An unpublished and previously unknown Enid Blyton novel is believed to have turned up in an archive of the late children's author's work, reports the BBC. Mr Tumpy's Caravan is a 180-page fantasy story about a magical... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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