Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
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Children’s author Tommy Donbavand dies

Author Tommy Donbavand has died, his friend Barry Hutchinson has confirmed as he paid tribute to his "kind, funny, courageous and ridiculous friend". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bush Sisters to Co-host Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

The May 31 BookExpo breakfast will feature Lupita Nyong’o, author of 'Sulwe;' Tomi Adeyemi, author of 'Children of Virtue and Vengeance;' Eoin Colfer, author of 'The Fowl Twins;' and Da Chen, author of 'Girl Under a Red Moon.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s author and illustrator John Burningham dies

John Burningham, the picture book author and illustrator whose books included Would You Rather and Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car, has died aged 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82

Burningham, who was married to fellow children’s writer Helen Oxenbury, created beloved picture books including Mr Gumpy’s Outing and Avocado BabyJohn Burningham, the children’s author and illustrator behind some of the 20th century’s most enduring children’s books, has died at the age of 82.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-07 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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Kiwi authors of LGBTQ children's book hope it will bring 'kindness'

After receiving praise from LGBTQ activists across the globe, the Wellington-based authors of LGBTQ children's book Promised Land have released a second book in the series, Maiden Voyage. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barrington Stoke author defends children's book about racism

Author Mary Hoffman and her publisher Barrington Stoke have hit back against a complaint about a children's book about racism which uses offensive language. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Authors and Books to Watch for at Winter Institute 13

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Kiwi author Joy Cowley shortlisted for top international children's book award

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[ Stuff | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author brings books to life through augmented reality

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Bologna Children's Book Fair founder Carla Poesio dies

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal, children's author who wrote 'You May Want to Marry My Husband' essay, dies at 51

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Author sued for making children's books from classic novels

A Swedish writer is being sued for infringing copyright after making children’s versions of novels such as Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Who Turns Classics Into Children’s Books Is Sued

The author Fredrik Colting, whose KinderGuide books are based on classic novels. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Children's author Babette Cole dies

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Morton Schindel, Who Turned Children’s Books Into Animated Films, Dies at 98

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Awesome authors: 10 books children should read

JK Rowling's Harry Potter series tops a BBC Local Radio poll of books that adults say children should read. Continue reading at BBC News

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China author wins children's book prize

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