'Bedtime Stories for Awful Children,' a free ebook from 'Year Walk' devs

The dark, freezing woods of Sweden are the perfect breeding ground for terrifying tales of naughty children who get what they deserve. This week, Simogo -- the developer of beautifully macabre game Year Walk, and mysterious narrative experiences De... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bedtime Stories for Awful Children,' a free ebook from 'Year Walk' devs

The dark, freezing woods of Sweden are the perfect breeding ground for terrifying tales of naughty children who get what they deserve. This week, Simogo -- the developer of beautifully macabre game Year Walk, and mysterious narrative experiences De... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:37:25 UTC ]
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6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-24 10:37:25 UTC ]
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Bedtime stories for a teenager? One set of children's books brings a father and son together

Monitor contributor Danny Heitman enjoys reading a children's book series about a wealthy elephant named Uncle to his son. What's surprising about that? His son is a teenager. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic enters the ebook fray with Storia and 1,000 children's stories

Between Google Books, iBooks, Nook, Kindle, Kobo, Sony... you'd figure the ebook field was crowded enough, right? Well, if you're specifically in the market for children's stories, things might look a little less packed. We guess that's why Scholastic is attempting to enter the fray with Storia,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Today’s Best Children’s Paperback, Hardcover, and eBook Deals

The Amazon Book Sale has tons of children's boxed set, hardcover, paperback, and ebook deals! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-05-15 16:42:27 UTC ]
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Verso and other publishers are offering free ebooks in solidarity with pro-Palestine campus protests.

As students organize and resist to demand action and justice for Palestinians, publishers are offering free books on Palestine, protest, and more, in solidarity. Verso has seven ebooks available for download, including a case for sanctions against Israel, a collection on 2011’s Occupy movement,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-26 15:56:47 UTC ]
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It took 20 years for Children of the Sun to become an overnight success

Children of the Sun burst onto the indie scene like a muzzle flash on a dark night. Publisher Devolver Digital dropped the game’s first trailer on February 1, showcasing frenzied sniper shots and a radioactive art style. A Steam demo highlighting its initial seven stages went live that same day... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-04-18 19:45:11 UTC ]
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12 Brilliant Short Stories by Black Writers to Read Year-Round

From one girl’s aspiration to Olympic gymnastics glory, to a boy’s stint living in the Idaho wilderness in hopes of fixing his unruly behavior, something that remains a guiding principle in Black storytelling is the breadth of our lives. These stories, a collection of some of EL’s most-loved... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-02-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Lunar New Year Love Story' by Gene Luen Yang and LeUyen Pham

Gene Luen Yang and artist LeUyen Pham’s new YA graphic novel 'Lunar New Year Love Story' is a charming, funny, supernatural tale of teenagers navigating romance and tough family issues in the Asian American community. An eight page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 Most Popular Lit Hub Stories of the Year

The literary world may have a complicated relationship to popularity—see every literary novelist’s love/hate (and almost always unrequited) relationship with the bestseller list—but the internet does not. Simply: it’s good to be read, and so we thank you, our readers, for consuming, commenting... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-18 09:52:49 UTC ]
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73-year-old who walked north to south in Gaza returns to Canada

A 73-year-old man who was first trapped in Gaza and then forced to walk from northern to southern Gaza to avoid Israeli airstrikes has reunited with his family at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-11-22 02:43:00 UTC ]
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France’s Vivlio, 10 Years Old, Launches New Ebook Service

Not unlike the 'Storytel Originals' effort to create new audiobook content in some markets, France's Vivlio is starting a 'Stories' platform. The post France’s Vivlio, 10 Years Old, Launches New Ebook Service appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-16 22:07:48 UTC ]
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Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair at 10: A Fifth Year for Its Bologna Partnership

The 10-year-old Shanghai International Children's Book Fair welcomes back its partner, Bologna, for collaboration and support. The post Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair at 10: A Fifth Year for Its Bologna Partnership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-14 22:06:29 UTC ]
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20 spooky short stories you can read for free online.

The leaves are amassing, the skeletons are out, and enormous bags of candy fill the grocery store aisles and threaten to spill their chocolates right into your mouth, through absolutely no fault of your own. Yep, it’s officially spooky season. But if you still need some help getting into the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-23 16:13:33 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Edition: L’École des Loisirs’ New ‘House of Stories’

The Paris bookstore Chantelivre, owned by publisher L’École des Loisirs, has opened a 'House of Stories' where kids engage with narratives. The post Children’s Books Edition: L’École des Loisirs’ New ‘House of Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-29 12:25:13 UTC ]
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