DPW Debuts Disney Story Central, a Kids' E-book Portal

Disney Publishing Worldwide is launching Disney Story Central, an online portal of interactive titles for kids aged 3-7. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DPW Debuts Disney Story Central, a Kids' E-book Portal

Disney Publishing Worldwide is launching Disney Story Central, an online portal of interactive titles for kids aged 3-7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Actress Chrissy Metz Talks to God in a Debut Kids' Book

Chrissy Metz, best known for her role on TV series 'This is Us,' introduces young readers to God as "a warm, safe light" in ‘When I Talk to God, I Talk About You.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney Rocks Out with Release of 17th ‘Wimpy Kid’ Book, New Disney+ Movie

With the publication of Diper Överlöde—the 17th installment in Kinney’s Diary of Wimpy Kid series—the author has, uh, löded up the van and hit the road for a series of rock concert-style events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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Senate Chaplain Barry Black Debuts a Book for Kids

ZonderKidz will publish U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s picture book, ‘A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope,’ on June 7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New ‘German Stories’ Stand Debuts at Taipei International Book Exhibition

Flexible and functional, bright and inviting, the new 'German Stories' collective stand made its debut  at the 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition, with packed author events and a range of specialized areas. The post New ‘German Stories’ Stand Debuts at Taipei International Book Exhibition... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's Books buys debut World War Two story

Macmillan Children’s Books has bought a middle-grade book about a mouse whose home is bombed in World War Two by debut writer Anna Fargher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Iowa MFA Grad Lands Six Figures for Debut Novel-in-Stories

Regina Porter’s 'The Travelers,' which rumor has it sold for roughly half a million dollars in the U.S. alone, is now racking up foreign sales, with six-figure deals having just closed in the U.K. and Germany. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: This Debut Novel Is Sarah Jessica Parker’s First ALA Book Club Central Pick...

Parker called Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel 'No One Is Coming to Save Us' “deeply compelling and richly satisfying," and described it as a “brilliant examination of the American dream among African-Americans in a struggling community in the contemporary South.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Epic! Debuts Kids’ Subscription E-book Venture

Founded by a group of gaming developers looking to provide quality book content for kids, Epic! is a newly launched subscription ebook service offering access to a curated selection of children's ebooks for $9.99 a month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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We’ve Got Your Kids Covered: 20 of the Best Kindle Books for Kids

We're bringing you the 20 best Kindle books for kids. All are either free for all or free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-12 10:33:52 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Crazy about books? These 5 L.A. book events offer inspiring stories from Los Angeles and beyond

As we descend into the hazy thick of summer, this week’s book events remind us that one day in a life has the power to change everything. Indeed, it’s all that ever changes anything. In the memoir corner, we have a traumatic encounter at the train station, a knock on the door of a rundown... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-12 14:20:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Story of Our Networked World Is a Story of Upheaval

In his new book, former F.C.C. Chariman Tom Wheeler deftly explores 500 years of network revolutions, and offers an invaluable take on the challenges we now face. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 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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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. A new children’s book has an unexpected author: a seventh-grader from rural India who, until earlier this year, hadn’t considered himself a storyteller. The book, now part of a project on... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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