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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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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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