Jerry Pinkney, Acclaimed Children’s Book Illustrator, Dies at 81

Adept at reimagining classic tales, he often made sure that his books included Black characters and themes. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-21 22:46:10 UTC ]
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Jerry Pinkney, children’s book illustrator who celebrated African American people and culture, dies at 81

Mr. Pinkney brought new life to old fairy tales — and to children’s literature as a whole — with his radiant illustrations in more than 100 picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-22 13:28:42 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Richard Jackson and Jerry Pinkney: Joining Forces: A Pair of Venerable Children’s Book Figures

Two mainstays of children’s publishing have teamed up to create a picture book, "In Plain Sight" (Roaring Brook, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New children's picture books by Jon Klassen, Patrick McDonnell and Jerry Pinkney are among the new titles.

'This Is Not My Hat' is from Jon Klassen, creator of the award-winning 'I Want My Hat Back.'Picture books might be for kids who can't read, but parents have been known to enjoy them as well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Announces Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2016

The 'New York Times Book Review' has revealed the 10 titles on its 64th annual list of Best Illustrated Children's Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Eloise Greenfield, author whose picture books uplifted Black children, dies at 92

Her dozens of works helped broaden children’s literature so that young African Americans could see themselves, their history and their hopes in the pages of their picture books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-18 06:43:01 UTC ]
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Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop closes

Children’s book and illustration magazine Scoop has closed and its owner Curious Publishing has ceased trading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-12 12:27:48 UTC ]
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Anglia Ruskin launches bursary to improve children's book illustration diversity

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has launched a new inclusivity bursary worth £11,200 to study for a masters degree in children's book illustration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-04 15:16:55 UTC ]
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Patricia Reilly Giff, ‘Polk Street’ Children’s Book Writer, Dies at 86

Ms. Giff wrote more than 100 books, ranging from an exploration of the Irish potato famine to a humorous series about the antics of second graders. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-02 22:56:53 UTC ]
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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 Book Illustrators on Etsy and Society6

Ever wanted to own art by your favorite children's book illustrator? You can! Check out work by Grace Lin, Tyler Feder, and more. - Kelly Jensen Continue reading at Book Riot

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Are the illustrations in children’s books making kids… dumber?                            

I always loved giving my son a picture book rich in detail and watching him get lost in it, thereby gaining a few moments of peace and grown-up solitude—but now science is telling me I may have made him dumber.* According to a very cruel study at Carnegie Mellon University, in which researchers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-28 13:51:06 UTC ]
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Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69

A prolific writer, she published more than 75 books, including a Best Seller and a National Book Award finalist, all while encouraging aspiring authors. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-05 21:52:08 UTC ]
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Celebrated Children’s Book Illustrator Graces Two Magazines

Multi-award winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson's art featured on The New Yorker and Rolling Stone Magazine. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 UTC ]
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Jeff Bridges, living his truth, is now a children’s book illustrator.

There comes a time in every parent’s life when they briefly think, “Wow, I bet I could easily write and publish a really great children’s book and make a lot of money.” Thankfully, most do not even try… Not so Jeff Bridges, who has illustrated his daughter’s new book, Daddy Daughter Day, which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-18 15:32:11 UTC ]
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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Barbara Remington, Illustrator of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies at 90

Her work for the 1965 paperback editions of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” achieved mass-cult status. But she hadn’t read the books when she got the job. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-15 22:27:37 UTC ]
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How a Master Illustrator Turned an Old English Carol Into the Perfect Children’s Book for Thanksgiving

Peter Spier’s take on The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night is full of mischief and beauty. Continue reading at Slate

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Artist illustrates children's book using only his mouth

Ian Parker has spent two years painting 35 illustrations for a children's book using just his mouth. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-10-26 23:05:43 UTC ]
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