Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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John Lewis sued by self-published children’s author over Christmas ad

Fay Evans alleges a ‘striking similarity’ between the 2019 Excitable Edgar TV campaign and her 2017 book Fred the Fire-Sneezing DragonThe author of a self-published children’s book about a dragon that causes havoc with its fiery sneezes is suing John Lewis over its 2019 Christmas ad about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-16 14:46:45 UTC ]
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John Lewis Christmas ad accused of plagiarism by Mr Underbed author

Chris Riddell points out similarities between Moz the monster and a character from his 1986 picturebookA renowned writer and illustrator of children’s books has suggested John Lewis may have plagiarised one of his stories for its latest Christmas advert, which was launched to great fanfare last... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow partners with John Lewis on fifth Christmas ad book

Nosy Crow has created a children’s picture book based on this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert: Moz The Monster, which is published today to coincide with the ad's launch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’ books of the year round-ups were for kids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow publishes third John Lewis ad book

Independent publisher Nosy Crow has published a picture book based on the John Lewis Christmas advertisement for the third time.   Monty’s Christmas is a rhyming hardback picture book that tells the story of the advert, in which a young boy finds his a soulmate for his penguin. The advert... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow to publish book of John Lewis Snowman ad

Children's publisher Nosy Crow has partnered with John Lewis to create a picture book of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colin Kaepernick talks about his new venture: Children’s book author

The activist-quarterback discusses the defining moment that sparked his new children’s book, ‘I Color Myself Different.' Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Children’s Books by Black Authors: A Reading List 

A reading list hints at the richness and breadth of African American children’s writing before Brown v. Board of Education. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Children’s Book Author Shirley Hughes has Died at 94

Shirley Hughes was the English author and illustrator of beloved picture books like Out and About, Dogger, and the Alfie series. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Hamilton author had his children's book translated into a sign language, and says everyone should do it

Bruce Simpson self published Paislee and the Talking Tree, and put an American Sign Language version online. Members of the deaf community say such translations are still not that common with newer books and applaud the move. Continue reading at CBC

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Leonard Kessler, children’s author whose books endured, dies at 101

A writer and illustrator, he created more than 200 books for young readers, including the ode to individuality “Mr. Pine’s Purple House." Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Leonard Kessler, Colorful Children’s Book Author, Dies at 101

He crafted tales of everyday life for early readers. His “Mr. Pine’s Purple House,” first published in 1965, later inspired a new publishing company — and Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Julia Fine: Ghosts of Rebel Children’s Book Authors

The author of The Upstairs House on postpartum depression, hauntings, and the legacy of Margaret Wise Brown. Continue reading at Guernica

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature

Based in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award releases the first two of its eight longlists showcasing Arabic literature, scholarship, and writing. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

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‘I have these stories to tell’: the authors trying to diversify children’s books

Schemes provide mentors and funding to help aspiring writers on low incomes enter market dominated by white celebritiesA programme that aims to tackle the lack of diversity in children’s books has been launched after its founder said the practice of richer authors paying for support to get... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Rep. John Lewis’s Life Story Continues in ‘Run: Book One’

'Run: Book One', a posthumous work by the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, is the continuation of his National Book Award-winning graphic memoir The March trilogy. The book will be published by Abrams ComicArts in August 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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