BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julianne Moore signs on to adaptation of Brian Selznick's 'Wonderstruck'

Brian Selznick's bestselling book "Wonderstruck" is headed to movie screens, and Julianne Moore has signed on to the project, Deadline reports. Selznick's hefty illustrated children's books have earned him an adoring fan following. "Wonderstruck," published in 2011, followed 2007's "The Invention... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Popular Rang-Tan Character From Palm Oil Deforestation Ad Will Star in a Children’s Book

The idea of an advertising character becoming the focus of a children's book might normally feel a bit icky, but here's a worthwhile exception. The orangutan character from London agency Mother's "Rang-tan" ad--originally made for Greenpeace and later repurposed as grocer Iceland Foods'... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Lupus Films' Camilla Deakin to explore book to screen trends at Children's Conference

Lupus Films joint m.d. Camilla Deakin has revealed an increased appetite for hand-drawn animations of children's books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiona the baby hippo will star in a children's book

Fiona, the adorable baby hippopotamus who stole the hearts of animal lovers after she was born prematurely at an Ohio zoo, is getting her very own children's book, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. The book will be penned by Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and author of books... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon

Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children's Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers. The post Book Fair Notes: Children’s Publishers at Bologna, Speakers at BEA, BookCon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring Books, Children's Boost Quarto 2015 Results

Revenue at Quarto Group rose 6% in 2015, to $182.2 million. Revenue in Quarto's children's division jumped 41%, with sales of adult coloring books particularly strong. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'N.Y. Times' Announces 2015 Best Illustrated Children's Books

The 'New York Times' has announced its Best Illustrated List for books published in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Toronto Star' Doubles Its Books Pages

The newspaper will increase its weekly print books coverage from two to four pages and run extended bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Bestselling Authors Feel the Power of Grassroots

Three bestselling authors discussed how book clubs have helped propel their careers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: R.L. Stine on the Big Screen

After two decades and 400 million copies of Goosebumps books sold worldwide, R.L. Stine gets to talk about the series in a whole new way: as a major motion picture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: John Green: Multi-Mega Star

Apparently movies would suck without John Green, who is downright effusive about how the movie adaptation of his 2008 novel, "Paper Towns," turned out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: The Art and Business of Writing Children's Books

Although AWP 2015 focused on literature written for and by adults, children's authors held their own at the conference and presented their ideas about how to best publish for Middle Grade and YA readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the Authors and Illustrators Behind These Books: Children's Institute 2015

A list of the most recent books by writers attending the author reception, the Scholastic Meet & Treat party, and/or the opening reception with members of #WeNeedDiverseBooks, cosponsored by PW. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Week 2015 Preview

Children's Book Week 2015 celebration, which will take place May 4–10, features a variety of events across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Seeing Stars: Top Spirituality and Religion Book Reviews, April 2015

A lyrical consideration of finding God in everyday experiences, and a story of evolving from the 'crusader complex' to a more considered faith are among PW's spirituality and religion picks for April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children's Book Fair Attendance Up in 2015

This year's Bologna Children's Book Fair saw a 10% increase in foreign visitors, with 1,200 exhibitors attending from 77 countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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