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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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books North to roll out mentoring scheme

Children’s Books North co-founders Tilda Johnson, Emma Layfield and Liz Scott are launching a mentoring scheme for emerging publishing professionals living in the North of England and in Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 12:12:39 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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 UTC ]
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Dan Brown … Children’s Book Author?

For his latest project, the writer best known for “The Da Vinci Code” is turning his attention to a younger audience. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-20 14:15:06 UTC ]
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Judy Blume to Headline BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

ReedPop announced the author lineup for BookExpo’s 2020 Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, which will be held on Friday, May 29, at the Javits Center in New York City, and hosted and moderated by renowned children's author Judy Blume. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Yang Hongying: One of China’s Bestselling Children’s Book Authors

One of Yang Hongying's most successful series now is 12 years old and has sold more than 70 million copies. Her total unit sales exceed 160 million units. The post Yang Hongying: One of China’s Bestselling Children’s Book Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-01 05:30:25 UTC ]
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Council publishes superheroes book authored by children in care

Leicester County Council has published the UK’s first storybook written by children in care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 20:29:02 UTC ]
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Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
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Elaine Kendall, author and former L.A. Times book critic, dies at 91

Author Elaine Kendall was a longtime book critic for the Los Angeles Times. She died in Montecito at age 91. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-12 22:46:20 UTC ]
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'The future is creativity': Children's book author Hervé Tullet nurtures kids' imaginations at ICA LA

Artist and "Press Here" author Hervé Tullet launches an interactive art-making project, Ideal Exhibition, at ICA LA in downtown L.A. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:39 UTC ]
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Debut author triumphs with Children’s Books Ireland awards hat-trick

Debut author Kelly McCaughrain has won a trio of prizes at the Children’s Books Ireland awards—a first in the 29 year history of the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:44:25 UTC ]
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Children’s author Tommy Donbavand dies

Author Tommy Donbavand has died, his friend Barry Hutchinson has confirmed as he paid tribute to his "kind, funny, courageous and ridiculous friend". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bush Sisters to Co-host Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

The May 31 BookExpo breakfast will feature Lupita Nyong’o, author of 'Sulwe;' Tomi Adeyemi, author of 'Children of Virtue and Vengeance;' Eoin Colfer, author of 'The Fowl Twins;' and Da Chen, author of 'Girl Under a Red Moon.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 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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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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Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’ books of the year round-ups were for kids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi authors of LGBTQ children's book hope it will bring 'kindness'

After receiving praise from LGBTQ activists across the globe, the Wellington-based authors of LGBTQ children's book Promised Land have released a second book in the series, Maiden Voyage. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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