Judith Kerr on earning her stripes as author and illustrator

On the 50th anniversary of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, author and illustrator Judith Kerr talks about creating the classic picture book, despite failing a module in book illustration at art school. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller

The German-born British children's writer Judith Kerr is now a member of the Platinum Bestseller club, awarded the honor by Specsavers and Nielsen Book. The post UK Author-Illustrator Judith Kerr Named a Specsavers Platinum Bestseller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ author Judith Kerr dies at 95

Judith Kerr, a refugee from Nazi Germany who wrote and illustrated the bestselling "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" and other beloved children's books, has died at her home in London. She was 95. The author died Wednesday after a brief illness, said Charlie Redmayne, chief executive at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-23 19:30:00 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr dies aged 95; tributes paid to Tiger Who Came to Tea author

Judith Kerr, illustrator and writer of children’s favourites including The Tiger Who Came to Tea, has died at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 17:41:23 UTC ]
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Judith Kerr's next picture book based on author's ninth cat

HarperCollins has bought a new book from Judith Kerr, inspired by the 94-year-old author's ninth pet cat Katinka. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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WI15: Children’s Authors and Illustrators to Meet

More than 130 adult and children’s authors and illustrators will be attending this year’s Winter Institute. Here are authors coming this year who serve as proof that kids’ and YA books and authors continue to be key to the fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Earning Our Stripes Every Day (shelftalker)

Reflecting on “starting from scratch” with every new customer in a children’s bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-21 12:00:07 UTC ]
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S&S Children’s signs debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK have signed a two-book deal with debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley, including Nine Lives Newton, which was the subject of a US pre-empt at the Bologna Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 03:50:48 UTC ]
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David Walliams narrates Judith Kerr's final book

David Walliams has narrated the audiobook of The Curse of the School Rabbit (HarperCollins), written and illustrated by Judith Kerr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 12:22:15 UTC ]
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CI7: Authors and Illustrators to Meet

Close to 70 children’s book creators will be in Pittsburgh to meet with booksellers at educational sessions, signings, and receptions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing world pays tribute to 'extraordinary' Judith Kerr

Figures from across the children’s book world have been paying tribute to the “extraordinary” Judith Kerr, following her death at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-23 21:54:07 UTC ]
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Ones to Watch: Illustration trio Collins, Davies and Low make their mark alongside author duo

Little Tiger UK's brand director Lauren Ace picks five Welsh creatives to watch out for. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors earn stripes in a string of deals at Bologna

Stripes Publishing has struck a brace of deals at this year’s fair, inking a wild swimming adventure for teens and its first book in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins to unveil new Judith Kerr fiction at Bologna

HarperCollins Children’s Books will present a new fiction title from Judith Kerr, entitled The Curse of the School Rabbit, at next week’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’

The UK's 2018 bestselling fiction, nonfiction and children's titles for 2018 are honored by Nielsen in its annual ceremony in London. The post The UK’s Bestselling 2018 Authors and Illustrators Feted at London’s ‘Nielsen Honors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon hits back at claims it is to blame for falling author earnings

Retailer insists Authors Guild report that criticised the online giant for contributing to tumbling writers’ incomes used flawed figures, but Guild stands by findingsAmazon has called the conclusions of a recent report into US author earnings flawed, after the Authors Guild suggested that the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s author and illustrator John Burningham dies

John Burningham, the picture book author and illustrator whose books included Would You Rather and Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car, has died aged 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crashing author earnings 'threaten future of American literature'

Authors Guild survey finds writers’ incomes have fallen dramatically in five years – with literary novelists worst-hitA major survey of American authors has uncovered a crash in author earnings described as “a crisis of epic proportions” – particularly for full-time literary writers, who are “on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82

Burningham, who was married to fellow children’s writer Helen Oxenbury, created beloved picture books including Mr Gumpy’s Outing and Avocado BabyJohn Burningham, the children’s author and illustrator behind some of the 20th century’s most enduring children’s books, has died at the age of 82.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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