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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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Rosen to tell his Covid story in picture book form for Walker

Walker Books is to publish Sticky McStickstick, a new personal memoir picture book from Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross, exploring Rosen's personal experience of illness and recovery from Covid-19.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 15:54:55 UTC ]
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Springboard: Nadia Shireen, Barbara Throws a Wobbler

"They are bright, simple, uncomplicated yarns featuring winsome animal outsiders who crave love and acceptance,” says author-illustrator Nadia Shireen, when describing her books to date. And her new picture book, Barbara Throws a Wobbler, certainly falls into those categories. The book breaks... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 13:27:57 UTC ]
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Back to school with a little bear and his hearing aids

How a picture book about a little bear who discovers he is deaf tells a personal story for its creators. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2021-03-02 00:02:48 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Books exploring friendship and the natural world longlisted for 2021 Klaus Flugge Prize

The Klaus Flugge Prize, awarded to the "most promising and exciting newcomer" in children’s picture book illustration, has longlisted 20 books from illustrators whose debuts span friendship, love, family, the natural world and tales of daring. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 05:20:34 UTC ]
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S&S launches Hendra and Linnet picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to launch a new picture book series from author and illustrator team Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 19:30:20 UTC ]
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Walker, Nosy Crow and Egmont shortlisted for Derby Children's Picture Book Award

Books published by Walker, Nosy Crow and Egmont have been shortlisted for this year's Derby Children's Picture Book Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 17:10:34 UTC ]
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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 20:49:31 UTC ]
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A Captivating New Picture Book Celebrates the ‘British Schindler’

In “Nicky & Vera,” Peter Sís tells the story of Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia as World War II loomed. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-27 06:39:32 UTC ]
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Blackman and Adeola collaborate on 'timeless' picture book

Malorie Blackman, author of the bestselling Noughts & Crosses series, and Dapo Adeola, illustrator of the Waterstones Book Prize winning picture book Look Up!, are collaborating on a picture book: We’re Going to Find the Monster.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 23:42:24 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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Yusuf/Cat Stevens is turning his song “Peace Train” into a children’s book.

Some pleasant news! In honor of “Peace Train”s 50th anniversary, Yusuf/Cat Stevens has announced that the illustrated children’s book Peace Train, using the lyrics of the famous song, will be published May 11th via HarperCollins. It will be followed by a picture book adaptation of Stevens’ song... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-13 17:36:37 UTC ]
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Lauren Ace and Jenny Løvlie | 'You can be kind and strong and good, but you don’t have to be exceptional'

"It's really special that, with a book about female friendship, we have genuinely become friends through doing it,” says Lauren Ace. She is talking about illustrator Jenny Løvlie, and the pair’s début picture book The Girls, which was published in 2018 and went on to win Illustrated Book of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 01:57:49 UTC ]
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HCG to uncover northern picture book talent with Commonword

Hachette Children’s Group is partnering with Commonword, the largest writing development organisation based in Manchester, in a bid to find more northern Black, Asian and minority ethnic writers currently under-represented in publishing, particularly in picture book writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-28 15:57:06 UTC ]
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Donaldson set to light up Christmas 2021 with 'magical' picture book

A new Julia Donaldson picture book, The Christmas Pine, will be published by Alison Green Books in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 03:31:45 UTC ]
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How Julia Donaldson conquered the world, one rhyme at a time

She published her first book in her 40s and became the biggest selling author of the past decade in any genre – The Gruffalo alone has sold 13m copies. How did this former busker make it so big?The room where the children’s author Julia Donaldson writes – the heart of her vast picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 06:00:31 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up picture book duo from Davies

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has snapped up two new picture books from author-illustrator Benji Davies.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 21:12:01 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks in a Picture Book Deal With Socially Conscious Alphabet Rockers

A three-book series with illustrator Ashley Evans opens with a picture book based on the Alphabet Rockers' song 'Not Alone.' The post Sourcebooks in a Picture Book Deal With Socially Conscious Alphabet Rockers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-03 21:01:10 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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