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Egmont buys Matt Lucas picture book, as NHS support initiatives multiply

Egmont has snapped up world rights to a picture book of Matt Lucas' coronavirus version of his charity comedy single, "Thank You, Baked Potato", with proceeds for the book going to his #FeedNHS campaign.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 11:15:05 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: April 6, 2020

A 2014 picture book with the timely topic of patience returns Mo Willems to our list. Plus Broken Earth series author N.K. Jemisin launches a new trilogy with ‘The City We Became,’ and ‘Station Eleven’ author Emily St. John Mantel check in with ‘The Glass Hotel. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales soar 2,000% for Little Princess picture book on handwashing

Parents keen to encourage children into good hygiene practices during the coronavirus outbreak turn to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation for helpParents desperate to persuade their children to keep washing their hands have been turning to Tony Ross’s anarchic creation the Little Princess for help,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 12:31:25 UTC ]
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MCB signs Roald Dahl-winning illustrator Tazzyman

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed illustrator David Tazzyman to its list for his debut middle-grade fiction series and a new picture book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 16:24:51 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith and Nick Laird picture book goes to Puffin

Puffin has snapped up Zadie Smith and Nick Laird's "endearing" debut picture book, Weirdo, featuring a judo suit-wearing guinea pig.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 07:57:19 UTC ]
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Ruby Red Shoes: Virus Sage (shelftalker)

A picture book newly arrived from Australia offers some advice as virus anxiety sets in. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-27 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Victoria Chang on the Self and Its Many Deaths

For the next installation in our interview series with contemporary poets, Peter Mishler corresponded with Victoria Chang. Victoria Chang’s books include OBIT (April 2020), Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, and Circle. Her children’s picture book, Is Mommy?, was illustrated by Marla... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 09:48:19 UTC ]
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New Jill Murphy picture book for Macmillan after 37 years

Macmillan Children’s Books is publishing its first new title in 37 years from writer and illustrator Jill Murphy this September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 04:50:08 UTC ]
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LeBron James, my hero, has written a children’s book.

Is there anything LeBron James can’t do? Before you attempt to form a response, let me save you some time; the answer, of course, is no. Case in point: HarperCollins yesterday announced a two-book deal with the LeBron James Foundation. James’ debut, a picture book titled I Promise,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-19 16:36:39 UTC ]
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Beyond Jokha al-Harthi: Women Writers from the Gulf

When Jokha al-Harthi and Marilyn Booth won the Man Booker International Prize last year, for Booth’s translation of Sayyidat al-Qamr (Celestial Bodies), many hurried to note that al-Harthi was the “first Omani woman writer” to have a book in English translation.While true, this may give the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-19 10:26:57 UTC ]
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Long Live the Bestseller Kings

Scholastic and Penguin Random House retained their #1 spots in our rankings of children’s frontlist fiction and picture book bestsellers by corporation, respectively, though each company’s share of positions on its list diminished slightly from 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Gorgeous Nightmare: On Mark Z. Danielewski’s “The Little Blue Kite”

LOS ANGELES–BASED AUTHOR Mark Z. Danielewski recently published a strange picture book called The Little Blue Kite. The project marks an unexpected pivot from his most recent experimental quintet, The Familiar: Volumes 1–5 (2015–’17), which Danielewski described as a “love letter” to his home... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-14 20:00:12 UTC ]
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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has scooped the début picture book from “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness about a gender non-binary guinea pig. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 06:46:35 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Benji Davies | 'Most of my stronger ideas start fairly small, but they stick in my mind'

Author-illustrator Benji Davies reveals how his latest picture book spawned from a single sketch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-25 06:16:49 UTC ]
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HCG signs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang picture book

Hachette Children's Group has signed a picture book adaptation of Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to be written by Peter Bently and illustrated by Steve Antony. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 14:03:39 UTC ]
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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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