Look who’s back! Dennis the Menace wows new generation of mischief-loving children

The Beano, the UK’s longest-running comic, is revitalised by digital spin-offs promoting the joys of youthful rebellionDennis the Menace, synonymous with childhood mischief and rebellion for more than half a century, is undergoing a multimillion-pound makeover as the Beano battles to stay relevant with the click and swipe generation.Viewing data this week will show the cartoon series Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed has become the top show on the BBC’s children’s channel CBBC in its first week, and the 10th most-watched programme in the country among children aged six to 12, alongside The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing. Related: The Beano: top 20 book covers - in pictures Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saturday is Love your Bookshop Day. 5 reasons why readers keep coming back to independent book stores

We interviewed booksellers about their experience of the pandemic and their customers. Continue reading at The Conversation

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‘Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,’ by Christa Parravani: An Excerpt

An excerpt from “Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood,” by Christa Parravani Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Children's Book Gives Boys Who Love Ballet A Chance To Feel Seen

John Robert Allman's "Boys Dance!" explains how fancy footwork can pay off at school and in sports, while spotlighting male role models in the art form. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-10-07 14:25:30 UTC ]
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Meet 'Sparkella': Channing Tatum Wrote A Children's Book About Dad-Daughter Love

"The One and Only Sparkella" is dedicated to the actor's daughter, Everly, "who loves sparkly, rainbow-y things." Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-01 00:28:27 UTC ]
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Denwood looks to the next generation in new post at S&S Children’s Books

Rachel Denwood, who spent a decade helping to build HarperCollins Children’s Books into a big-brand kids’ giant, is looking to build a broader base of hits in her new role at Simon & Schuster Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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There’s now an e-reader just for kids, and it misses what children love about books

Kids don’t feel burdened by carrying physical books; they feel girded with the tools of their own entertainment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Idris Elba-backed literary podcast Generation veX to explore race

A new podcast exploring race and identity in literature with guests including Bernardine Evaristo, Sara Collins and Derek Owusu has been launched, sponsored by Idris Elba’s production company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S UK Children's launches Love Your Library campaign with Peters

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK is partnering with specialist book suppliers Peters to launch the ‘Love Your Library’ campaign, supported by the Great School Libraries campaign, the School Library Association, CILIP and CILIP’s School Libraries Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bette Midler Looks Back on Her Autobiographical, Fantastical Children’s Book, “The Saga of Baby Divine”

Rachel Syme writes on “The Saga of Baby Divine,” Bette Midler’s best-selling autobiographical children’s book, from 1983. Continue reading at New Yorker

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6 Lovely Children's Books About Asian American Culture

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and it’s the perfect time to discover some new stories about Asian people, places, food and culture. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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After a Sales Slump, Manga is Back Thanks To New Generation of Bestsellers

Manga is a hit-driven market, and new titles from the Tokyo Ghoul, One-Punch Man, and Attack on Titan properties are pushing a sales rebound in the category. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google-backed Lost My Name has sold 1m children's books in two years

British startup has shipped to 160 countries, based on its mantra of being ‘a technology company that happens to make physical books’British startup Lost My Name has sold more than 1m of its personalised picture books for children since launching its first title two years ago.The company’s The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Classic children's books on coding reprogrammed for a new generation

Author Lisa Watts, who helped to teach a generation of children about computers a quarter of a century ago, hopes new books will inspire tomorrow’s programmers“Back in the 1980s, the big question was: what are we going to do with these computers? We were empowered – we had a ZX81 or a BBC Micro... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Scribd, Citing Profitability, Cuts Back on Love and Sex

Scribd found romance readers gorging on books through the ebook subscription service are costly and now the company is cutting back on the genre. The post Scribd, Citing Profitability, Cuts Back on Love and Sex appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A look-back on Blackman's reign as children's laureate

Authors have been thanking Malorie Blackman on her last day as children’s laureate. Blackman’s two year stint in the position ended yesterday (8th June), with the new laureate being announced at noon today (9th June). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Force Your Children To Love Architecture With These Cutesy Picture Books

Curtain walls get kid-friendly. Here's a conundrum for overeager design-loving parents everywhere: How do you explain to a seven-year-old the wonders of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye or Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building? How do you make a pre-teen see the beauty of the built world, and the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Children's book author refuses award backed by Amazon

Allan Ahlberg refused a lifetime achievement award because it was sponsored by the internet bookseller Amazon. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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