Five Viewpoints on Creating Tomorrow’s Readers: Literacy, Digital, and Children’s Books

From Brazil, China, India, and the UAE, five children's book publishers spoke the growing urgency to build young readership as competitive digital enticements grow more seductive.  The post Five Viewpoints on Creating Tomorrow’s Readers: Literacy, Digital, and Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Ventorros launches Kickstarter to create books for terminally ill children

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Irish digital children's book festival launches

A digital Irish children's book festival is launching later this month, in association with Dublin's Pavilion Theatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

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There’s now an e-reader just for kids, and it misses what children love about books

Kids don’t feel burdened by carrying physical books; they feel girded with the tools of their own entertainment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Perspectives from Two Digital Players at the Shanghai Children's Book Fair

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BookExpo 2018: Connecting Children’s Books with Readers

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

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Viewpoints From the Children’s Books Salon: Trends, Concerns, and Publishing Pride

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Princeton’s Cotsen Library Digitizes Classic Soviet Children’s Books

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Entering a Children’s Picture Book, Literally and Digitally

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E-Readers Create Boom in US Spanish-Language Books

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Penguin Children's Books creates new licensing wing

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