#picture book

Publishing news tagged with #picture book

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Picture power

Far too many times, I’ve been in a bookshop or a school and heard adults persuade a child away from a picture book and encouraged them to read ‘something more appropriate’. There’s a huge notion in this country that picture books are for younger children and a step into ‘proper reading’. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 08:06:26 UTC ]
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Puffin lands 'heart-warming' tale of family with two mums by Jeffs and Davey

Puffin has landed a "heart-warming" picture book about a family with two mums, written by Lotte Jeffs and illustrated by Sharon Davey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 21:13:37 UTC ]
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Isla Fisher to publish picture book series with Welbeck Flame

Welbeck Flame has acquired three picture books written by actress and comedian Isla Fisher and illustrated by Paula Bowles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 08:23:08 UTC ]
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The picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law

A story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedA month after a Hungarian bookshop chain was fined for selling a children’s story about a day in the life of a child with same-sex... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-17 14:33:19 UTC ]
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Jeffers book delayed after Suez Canal blockage

The latest picture book from illustrator Oliver Jeffers will hit bookshops later than planned this year because hardbacks are still at sea after the "Ever Given" ship became lodged in the Suez Canal in March. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-09 14:36:13 UTC ]
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Scheffler and Wittkamp's 'hilarious' cat collection heads to MCB

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a new picture book from illustrator Axel Scheffler and author Franz Wittkamp, a collection of quirky rhymes about cats for pre-schoolers and their families. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-07 03:42:25 UTC ]
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Stacey Abrams’s first children’s book will be published in December.

Stacey Abrams will publish Stacey’s Extraordinary Words, a children’s picture book illustrated by Kitt Thomas, on December 28th with HarperCollins Children’s Books imprint Balzer + Bray. Though Abrams has published three bestselling books for adults under her own name, as well as eight romance... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-21 15:41:46 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick is releasing a deeply personal children’s book.

Colin Kaepernick—the activist quarterback blackballed by the NFL for kneeling during the national anthem at the start of games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality—is releasing a children’s book inspired by a pivotal moment in his childhood. I Color Myself Different, the first... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-16 15:56:17 UTC ]
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Colin Kaepernick's new children's book will explore the beauty of being 'different'

Athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick will publish 'I Color Myself Different,' a picture book inspired by his own experiences, in April. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-07-15 15:14:30 UTC ]
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Hungary fines bookshop chain over picture book depicting LGBT families

Líra Könyv made to pay £600 for failing to clearly indicate the story featured ‘a family that is different than a normal family’A bookshop chain in Hungary has been fined for selling a children’s story depicting a day in the life of a child with same-sex parents, with officials condemning the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-08 12:09:32 UTC ]
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Dapo Adeola | '[Malorie Blackman] is like the aunt I didn’t even know I had'

"She is literally my favourite person in the whole of children’s publishing.” Dapo Adeola is talking about Malorie Blackman, his co-creator on new picture book We’re Going to Find the Monster (published by Puffin in September). His editor Joe Marriott approached Adeola about the project in 2018,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 23:17:19 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds, Sydney Smith Win Carnegie, Kate Greenaway Medals in U.K.

Jason Reynolds has won the 2021 Carnegie Medal for 'Look Both Ways,' and Sydney Smith has won the 2021 Kate Greenaway Medal for his picture book 'Small in the City.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nibbie winner Buckley on boosting Simon & Schuster’s picture book roster

Jane Buckley, who won the inaugural Designer of the Year prize at the recent British Book Awards, discusses her recent promotion and the art of pairing writers and illustrators together. I speak to Jane Buckley just after what must have been a pretty good couple of days for her. On 13th May, at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 15:18:52 UTC ]
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Joanna Ho Knows the Virtue of Patience. She’s a High School Vice Principal

Her debut picture book is a best seller, but the road to get there wasn’t always easy. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 09:00:04 UTC ]
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John Burningham’s final picture book is poignant tale of ‘difficult’ dog’s last trip

Air Miles has been illustrated by his wife Helen Oxenbury and finished by Bill Salaman, friend of the author who died in 2019The final picture book from the late, much-loved children’s author John Burningham – in which “difficult dog” Miles goes on one final journey – has been completed by his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-15 06:00:18 UTC ]
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Flora Delargy | 'There is such a warmth to this story...It really caught my imagination'

For her debut picture book Flora Delargy, an author and illustrator from Northern Ireland, decided to tell the lesser-known part of the “Titanic” story, about the brave captain who turned around his ship, “Carpathia”, to rescue survivors from the freezing Atlantic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 12:27:27 UTC ]
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UK book sales soared in 2020 despite pandemic

New figures from the Publishers Association show fiction and audiobooks did particularly well, with value of consumer sales up 7% on 2019 despite bookshop closuresFiction sales in 2020 soared by more than £100m for UK publishers, as readers locked down at home made their escape into books, with... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-26 23:01:49 UTC ]
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Puffin welcomes Donaldson and Oxenbury's 'lyrical' picture book

Puffin has picked up Welcome to the World, a “tender and lyrical picture book” from Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 03:03:23 UTC ]
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Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet | 'We wanted to make a moment where the world disappears'

Foreign travel is still a distant dream when I speak to Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet on the anniversary of the first national lockdown, making the setting of their new picture book I Spy Island (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) impossibly idyllic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 20:38:45 UTC ]
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A picture book can paint a thousand words | Letters

Readers respond to a Guardian editorial on the power of picture books to fire adult imaginations as much as children’sWith reference to your editorial on the picture book (The Guardian view on the picture book: not just for children, 19 March), how have we managed, given the evolving economics... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-26 16:31:22 UTC ]
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