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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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This Week's Bestsellers: November 23, 2020

Fox Sports analyst Emmanuel Acho invites white readers to have ‘Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,’ #5 in hardcover nonfiction. Plus Anthony Horowitz returns with ‘Moonflower Murders,’ and ‘This Is Your Time’ by Ruby Bridges joins other activist-minded titles on our picture book list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's Books bags Foreman's 'poignant' elephant story

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed Noa and the Little Elephant: A Tale of Friendship and Survival, a “poignant” picture book from author and illustrator Michael Foreman, in partnership with the wildlife conservation charity, Tusk. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-08 16:02:51 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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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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