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The Stories Behind American Heroes, Made Accessible to Kids

Picture book biographies of Thurgood Marshall, Katherine Johnson, Jimmy Carter and more introduce people who just kept going, until they changed the world. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-05 15:19:04 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year - meet the shortlist

Raymond AntrobusWho/ What inspired you to start writing? I never started writing poetry with the intention of writing books until publishers approached me. I was happy to write poems and travel and read the poems for audiences. I live poem by poem. The idea of a book of poems doesn’t really... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-12-05 12:09:15 UTC ]
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Templar Illustration and Design Award expands for 2020

The Templar Illustration and Design Award is expanding in 2020 to include categories for children’s non-fiction illustration and children’s fiction cover design for the first time, alongside its picture book illustration category. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 10:18:01 UTC ]
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You Should Be Getting Your Biographies in Children’s Picture Book Form

November is Picture Book Month, so these illustrated little gems are deservedly in the spotlight. In a recent blog post for Books Are Magic, novelist and bookstore owner Emma Straub curated a list of picture books. Among Straub’s picks for the best picture books of 2019 is a wonderful biography... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Author hits back after West Virginia library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

‘Gay adults grew up reading straight romances,’ says writer Daniel Haack after US library withdraws Prince & Knight from shelvesThe author of a rhyming picture book removed from the shelves of a West Virginia library has hit back at protesters, suggesting that anyone concerned the book could... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-20 12:31:16 UTC ]
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S&S UK snaps up four picture books from debut writer Lu Fraser

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed a deal for four picture book texts from debut writer Lu Fraser. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 06:15:25 UTC ]
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HC announces new 'festive feel-good' picture book from Walliams and Ross

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a new "showstopping" children's picture book from author–illustrator team David Walliams and Tony Ross, called The Creature Choir, in time for Christmas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 16:36:42 UTC ]
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Marie Kondo has a new book to help your kids find the joy of tidying up. Hers have.

The organizing guru talks about her latest book, “Kiki & Jax,” a picture book with a familiar message. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-04 14:15:00 UTC ]
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A Glorious Picture Book Free-for-All: Spring 2020 Edition (shelftalker)

Booksellers talk color trends, tell terrible jokes, and happily sort through stacks of new books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 12:00:47 UTC ]
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10 Great Picture Book Biographies

This list showcases 10 great recent picture book biographies by and about trailblazing women—get ready to inspire the young reader in your life. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-21 10:33:42 UTC ]
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A Picture Book Free-for-all: The Follow Up (shelftalker)

A buyer circles back to talk sell-through on bookseller favorites. Plus, a holiday preview! Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-18 12:00:02 UTC ]
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Walker signs new MG comic fantasy adventure by Amy Sparkes

Publisher Walker Books has snapped up The House at the Edge of Magic, a middle-grade comic fantasy adventure by picture book author Amy Sparkes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 00:50:05 UTC ]
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Author Profile: Jim Field

Jim Field makes his author-illustrator début with the perfect picture book for budding language learners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:29:18 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish Wreck this Picture Book

Puffin has acquired the first children’s book from author–illustrator Keri Smith, Wreck this Picture Book, due to publish in autumn 2020 as part of a global release. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 10:22:48 UTC ]
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Elephant picture book from Giraffes Can't Dance team

Hachette Children’s has landed a new picture book from Giles Andreae and illustrator Guy Parker-Rees to mark 20 years of Giraffes Can’t Dance.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 00:47:25 UTC ]
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HCG acquires fairy tale picture book from Sardà, Dahman and Digard

Hachette Children's Group has acquired the first collaboration on a picture book between France-based author team Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard and Kate Greenaway Medal longlisted illustrator Júlia Sardà: The Wolf’s Secret. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 02:56:28 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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These magical books help kids learn other languages

Many parents want their kids to be bilingual but don’t have the tools to teach them. Enter Habbi Habbi, a platform that makes learning new languages fun. My 3-year-old has been playing in her room by herself for an hour. I’m beginning to worry she is up to no good: Is she “decorating” her walls... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-03 10:00:03 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: September 16, 2019

‘Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum’ is the #9 book in country, and one of three new titles at the top of our picture book list. Plus ‘This Tender Land’ sells well in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, and debut novel ‘The Secrets We Kept’ gets the nod from Reese’s Book Club. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Candlewick Press signs new picture book series from Klassen

Walker Books Group imprint Candlewick Press has acquired rights to a new children’s picture book by Caldecott medallist Jon Klassen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 11:17:10 UTC ]
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