Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:41:32 UTC ]
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52 Incredible Picture Book Biographies of Black People Creating and Leading

Check out wonderful picture book biographies of inspiring Black icons, including Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-26 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Social Justice Resources for the Book Business

As protests against police violence and in support of marginalized communities continue nationwide, 'PW' has put together a list of social justice resources to aid members of the book business and others in their efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber scoops social distancing picture book

Faber Children’s is publishing While We Can’t Hug, a picture book that "shows us how to be affectionate while social distancing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 00:49:38 UTC ]
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You Should Be Getting Your Biographies in Children’s Picture Book Form

November is Picture Book Month, so these illustrated little gems are deservedly in the spotlight. In a recent blog post for Books Are Magic, novelist and bookstore owner Emma Straub curated a list of picture books. Among Straub’s picks for the best picture books of 2019 is a wonderful biography... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Great Picture Book Biographies

This list showcases 10 great recent picture book biographies by and about trailblazing women—get ready to inspire the young reader in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-21 10:33:42 UTC ]
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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 04:10:24 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Promoting Wordless Picture Books in China

“The more words, the better” is a general truism of the Chinese children’s book market. Chinese parents and educators always want more words for children to learn and more paragraphs to relay additional information. A book’s value often is tied to the quantity of text on its pages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China continues to grow. The post Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Templar Books acquires new picture books from Sebastien Braun

Bonnier Publishing imprint Templar Books has acquired world rights for two picture books from Sebastien Braun in a deal with Arabella Stein of the Bright Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures

Discover the 20 longlisted contenders for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015, including former children’s laureate Anthony Browne, Mini Grey, Jim Kay, Catherine Rayner, Shaun Tan and Chris Riddell (with two nominated titles on this year’s longlist)Find out about the 2015 Carnegie medal... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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11 books to get you through Thanksgiving 2020

Laugh, cry and be inspired by tales from David Sedaris, Elizabeth Berg, Brit Bennett and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-18 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Total book sales fell 11% in first-half, PA stats show

Total book sales across the industry fell by 11% in the first six months of 2020, despite a big increase for fiction and a surge in digital formats, figures released by the Publishers Association (PA) show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 17:51:49 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: November 11, 2020

Novelist T.I. Lowe inks new four-book deal with Tyndale, contemplative Catholic writer Shannon K. Evans cements two-book agreement with Brazos, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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A Plurality of Traditions: Anthony Davis and the Social Justice Opera

ANTHONY DAVIS, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Central Park Five, is a composer with a great future behind him. Five is his eighth opera, and during those labors, spanning four decades, he’s found the time and talent to write orchestral pieces and music for plays, to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-17 12:30:47 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Richard Jones picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's has acquired two picture books from author and illustrator Richard Jones.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 00:40:26 UTC ]
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