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52 Incredible Picture Book Biographies of Black People Creating and Leading

Check out wonderful picture book biographies of inspiring Black icons, including Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-26 10:33:00 UTC ]
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McKee shares the secrets of Elmer success after lifetime achievement win

David McKee’s now-revered picture book Tusk Tusk was once banned in a number of libraries in the UK, the illustrator said after celebrating winning this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 16:44:34 UTC ]
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Festival Five with NSK Juror Janet Wong, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews   Janet Wong is a graduate of Yale Law School and a former lawyer who switched careers to become a children’s author. Her dramatic career change has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN’s Paula Zahn Show, and Radical Sabbatical. She... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-05 14:35:32 UTC ]
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Layfield makes first acquisition in Manchester-based role

Emma Layfield, Hachette Children's Group picture book development director (North), has acquired three picture books from spoken-word poet Tony Walsh as her first acquisition in her new role in Hachette's Manchester office.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 02:22:05 UTC ]
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Festival Five with NSK Juror Monica Brown, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews   Monica Brown is the author of the Lola Levine chapter book series, Sarai chapter book series, and many award-winning picture books, including Waiting for the Biblioburro (illus. John Parra), Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match / Marisol McDonald... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-01 15:44:23 UTC ]
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Emily Gravett | 'There’s a place in picture books for all kinds of things'

Author-illustrator Emily Gravett caps off a busy 12 months with her new picture book Too Much Stuff, a tale about how less can often be more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 10:27:38 UTC ]
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Are the illustrations in children’s books making kids… dumber?                            

I always loved giving my son a picture book rich in detail and watching him get lost in it, thereby gaining a few moments of peace and grown-up solitude—but now science is telling me I may have made him dumber.* According to a very cruel study at Carnegie Mellon University, in which researchers... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-28 13:51:06 UTC ]
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Festival Five with NSK Juror Adib Khorram, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews   Adib Khorram is an author, graphic designer, and tea enthusiast. Iranian American, he was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. A theater kid in high school, he went on to study design and technical theater at Southern Illinois... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-25 11:55:24 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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Guess How Much I Love You author Sam McBratney dies aged 77

The Northern Irish author was best known for his story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare, which sold more than 50m copiesSam McBratney, the author of the bestselling picture book Guess How Much I Love You, has died at the age of 77.The Northern Irish author died on 18 September, his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-21 14:12:28 UTC ]
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Walliams teams up with Stower for monstrous new picture book

David Walliams has announced his “monstrously funny” next picture book for HarperCollins Children's Books, Little Monsters, with new illustrator Adam Stower. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 05:46:06 UTC ]
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Eva Eland wins Klaus Flugge Prize

Eva Eland has won the Klaus Flugge Prize for most exciting and promising newcomer to children's picture book illustration.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 23:50:00 UTC ]
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Festival Five with NSK Juror Cynthia Weill, by The Editors of WLT

Interviews Cynthia Weill is director of the Center for Children’s Literature at the Bank Street College of Education. She is trained as an art historian and has worked as an educator and in humanitarian assistance. She holds a doctorate from Teachers... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-15 19:14:18 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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Clavis Names Amal Karzai’s ‘My Key’ Winner of Inaugural U.S. Key Colors Competition

Karzai’s picture book My Key was awarded top honors—$8,000 and a publishing contract from Clavis—in the first-ever Key Colors Competition in the United States. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S to launch Sperring and Hunt picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish two rhyming picture books by author Mark Sperring and illustrator Matt Hunt, with the first out next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 22:03:02 UTC ]
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Giving Voice to Indigenous Children: Spotlight on Rebecca Thomas

The author’s picture book helps Indigenous children see themselves in familiar stories. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Letter to Hans Christian Andersen

A fan of the fairy tale weaver writes a letter to Hans Christian Andersen, and offers a list of Andersen tales and picture book biographies. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-12 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln to publish charity picture book by Coelho and Usher

Frances Lincoln Children’s Books will publish Thank You, a picture book inspired by the lockdown clapping for the NHS, by Joseph Coelho and illustrator Sam Usher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 02:37:23 UTC ]
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Goodnight Moon redrawn as Good Morning Zoom for Covid-era kids

Investment banker Lindsay Rechler has rewritten classic story to ‘to explain to my children why their world was turned upside down’The classic 1947 children’s picture book Goodnight Moon has been reimagined for the coronavirus era as Good Morning Zoom, replacing Margaret Wise Brown’s lights and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-04 11:13:49 UTC ]
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