Greg James and Chris Smith on new Kid Normal

Radio DJs Greg James and Chris Smith talk to Charlotte Eyre about the new book in their middle-grade series, Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Showtime at the Apollo: PW Talks with James Otis Smith

Abrams ComicArts will release a trade paperback edition of Ted Fox's graphic nonfiction work 'Showtime at the Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem’s Legendary Theater,' on February 25. The book's comics artist and designer discusses his role in creating the book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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David Walliams and Greg James make Lollies shortlist

David Walliams and Greg James are among the children's authors recognised by the Laugh Out Loud Awards, as judge Michael Rosen hails the 12-strong shortlist that will make you "giggle and laugh over and over again".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 23:10:20 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet Bestselling Science Writer for Kids Chris Ferrie, Courtesy of Sourcebooks

On Wednesday, May 29, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., join Sourcebooks in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to meet the author famous for explaining big ideas to little kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Smith launches ‘Fresh Princess’ kids' books, flipping the script on his ’90s show

Will Smith is bringing his most iconic character back, but with a significant makeover. Smith announced that he's launching a children's book series featuring a character called the "Fresh Princess," a re-imagining of his character from the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg James webchat – post your questions now

The Radio 1 DJ is about to take over the breakfast show – and will answer your questions in a live webchat from 12.30pm on Monday 13 August 11.46am BST The breakfast show host on BBC Radio 1 is one of the most talked-about jobs in the country, requiring sparkling banter unfeasibly early in the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kid Normal chosen as 2018 Young City Read

Kid Normal by Greg James and Chris Smith (Bloomsbury Children's) has been chosen as 2018 Young City Read for children across Brighton & Hove and "beyond". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James and Smith join Blue Peter Book Awards as judges

Kid Normal authors Greg James and Chris Smith are joining the Blue Peter Book Awards’ judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Fletcher launches kids book club with WH Smith

McFly band member turned children's author Tom Fletcher has launched a children's book club exclusively with WH Smith. The book club titles will get promotion in-store, online and on Fletcher's YouTube channel, which has over 625,000 subscribers. The new club follows that WH Smith already runs... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson launches Hachette US kids' imprint

At Book Expo America in New York today (Friday 29th May), Hachette Book Group c.e.o. Michael Pietsch, Little, Brown publisher Reagan Arthur, and bestselling author James Patterson are announcing the launch of “jimmy patterson,” a children’s imprint which "aims to save lives" by making kids into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on R&J kids line-up

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:00 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second children's book club. The selected titles are available from today in a 3 for 2 offer through W H Smith.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips on WHS kids line-up

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 11:17 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second children's book club. The selected titles are available from today in a 3 for 2 offer through W H Smith.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Letting Kids Be Kids: A ‘Wrecking Ball’ Event for the Ages (shelftalker)

In which Jeff Kinney oversees dumpster divers, sledgehammer trivia, and a very surprising dance-off! Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 13:00:42 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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Kid Gloves seeks to fit the bill for kids’ indies

A new commercial development operation and consultancy for small independent children’s publishers called Kid Gloves, has been established by Roy Johnson, commercial director at New Frontier and former key accounts manager for Frances Lincoln Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids Being Kids Get a New Look

In 1942, Gertrude Chandler Warner, a Connecticut grade school teacher, unveiled The Boxcar Children, her first book—she wrote 18 more—in what would become a cherished series of more than 150 titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids Comic Con: Celebrating 10 Years of Kids and Comics in the Bronx

For ten years, families and kids have flocked to the Bronx for Kids Comic Con to meet creators, take part in workshops, and learn how comics are created. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids' illustrators contribute to Moose Kid comic

Children’s book illustrators such as Sarah McIntyre, Viviane Schwarz and Gary Northfield... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Franco's 'Actors Anonymous' says a lot about James Franco

A barrage of self-indulgent snippets get in the way of a series of hazy short stories that can be, at times, engaging.When will James Franco slow down? The prince of perpetual motion continues his blur of activity, starring in movies, writing screenplays, attending classes, unveiling solo art... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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