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Obituary: Jill Pinkwater

Author and illustrator Jill Pinkwater, best known for the humorous line drawings she created for many quirky chapter and picture books by her husband Daniel, died peacefully in Rhinebeck, N.Y. on October 4. She was 81. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Snowman author Raymond Briggs dies aged 88

Beloved creator of Fungus the Bogeyman and Father Christmas brought a distinctive strain of melancholy to the genre• The Snowman, the Bogeyman and Father Christmas: the world of Raymond Briggs – in pictures• Raymond Briggs obituary• Share your tributes and memories of Snowman author Raymond... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-10 07:20:39 UTC ]
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“Swim Team: Small Waves, Big Changes” by Johnnie Christmas

Two picture books and a graphic novel treat swimming as an expansive state of being, slippery with promise. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-29 14:07:25 UTC ]
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Obituary: Leonard Kessler

Prolific children's book illustrator Leonard Kessler, known for his wide range of early readers, picture books, and concept books, died on February 16 at age 101. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Picture Books You’ve Never Heard Of

If you want to expand your picture book horizons past the classics, pick up one of these hidden gems of the format! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-29 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Report shows fourfold rise in minority ethnic characters in UK children’s books

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education welcomes steep increase in representation, but warns there are ‘no quick fixes’The proportion of children’s books featuring a minority ethnic character has almost quadrupled in the last four years, according to a new survey – but researchers say “we... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-04 14:36:37 UTC ]
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Roger Boore obituary

My friend, Roger Boore, who has died aged 82, was a Welsh-language publisher and author. He will be remembered for his dedication to the Welsh language and its propagation, particularly among children. A chartered accountant, returning to his native Cardiff in the late 1960s, and with a growing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-10 16:09:06 UTC ]
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Hamilton launches Rocket Bird Books

Former Andersen Press and Templar publisher Libby Hamilton is starting up her own imprint under the Barrington Stoke umbrella, focusing on picture books "with no limits". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 14:50:36 UTC ]
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Word Up! Three Picture Books and a Graphic Novel Celebrate the Power and Joy of Language

“Thao,” “Otto: A Palindrama,” “My Monster Moofy” and “The Wordy Book” explore myriad worlds within words. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-24 17:09:23 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-20 01:05:47 UTC ]
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Picture power

Far too many times, I’ve been in a bookshop or a school and heard adults persuade a child away from a picture book and encouraged them to read ‘something more appropriate’. There’s a huge notion in this country that picture books are for younger children and a step into ‘proper reading’. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 08:06:26 UTC ]
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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

Her dozens of works helped broaden children’s literature so that young African Americans could see themselves, their history and their hopes in the pages of their picture books. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-18 06:43:01 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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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Buzz: Picture Books

In this panel—scheduled for May 27 from 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET— Ryan T. Higgins, Pat Zietlow Miller, Nabela Noor, and Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney discuss their latest books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Awesome Power of Picture Books

Sari Feldman reflects on how these “wizards of the literary world” can be the key to a lifelong love of reading. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 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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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 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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Sir Lenny Henry signs with Macmillan Children’s Books

Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB) has won a seven-publisher auction to publish middle-grade and picture books by Sir Lenny Henry.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-31 06:26:43 UTC ]
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