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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Kinney’s Wrecking Ball smashes second week at top

Jeff Kinney’s 14th Wimpy Kid title, Wrecking Ball (Puffin), has notched up a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 42,015 copies in its first full week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeff Kinney's Wrecking Ball swings into number one

Jeff Kinney has come in like a Wrecking Ball, with the 14th Wimpy Kid title knocking Lee Child’s Blue Moon (Bantam) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hey Authors, Let’s Talk! (shelftalker)

A bookseller shares lessons learned from navigating the bookseller-author dynamic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best Events Involve Partners (shelftalker)

Bringing together families, college students, state organizations, books, and Head Start creates a grand party. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jesse Ball | 'Let the dead be thoroughly serious. The rest of us are too busy'

We spoke to American author Jesse Ball about the inspirations behind Gordon Burn Prize-winning novel Census (Granta Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2016: It’s Show Time! Kids’ Events on Author Stages: Act II

Children’s authors will be front and center on the Uptown Stage today, when back-to-back kids’ programming takes place. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook Seeks Patent for Tech to Let Kids on Its Network (Legally)

Facebook restricts users to those over the age of 13, but anyone who's talked to a tween lately knows how effective that is.But now it appears Facebook wants to create a way for young people to go legit on the network -- and still comply with the law.In a patent application filed in November of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Troy Young Is Reinventing Hearst Digital With a Wrecking Ball

Unlike his buttoned-up peers in the executive suite at Hearst, Troy Young doesn't keep an office, nor does he wear designer suits to work. Rumors have even spread that he insisted on a contract provision saying he didn't need to wear a necktie. He says there's nothing about ties in the contract... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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

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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

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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

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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

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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

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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

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Wimpy Kid author files lawsuit against Zombie Kid publisher

Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, has filed a trademark lawsuit against... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sir Roger Scruton dies, aged 75

Philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton has died at the age of 75 following a battle with cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Cash Flow Ideas for January (shelftalker)

Some ideas from a seasoned bookseller on events to generate business in the slow month of January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Such a Fun Age Satirizes the White Pursuit of Wokeness

Kiley Reid’s debut novel is a funny, fast-paced, empathetic examination of privilege in America. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Author Charles Sprawson dies, aged 78

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