Not Just For Kids: Lauren Tarshis' 'I Survived' series tackles 9/11

Resilience is at the heart of 'I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001,' the author's latest installment in her historical fiction series for young readers.There's no easy way to talk with children about disasters. Parents and teachers can omit the disturbing details, but eventually the truth comes out. So how do we introduce kids to this kind of information? That's the question Lauren Tarshis seeks to answer with "I Survived" — a historical fiction series for middle-grade readers. The sixth book, which has just been published, is "I Survived the Attacks ofSeptember 11, 2001" (Scholastic: 112 pp., $4.99 paper). Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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9 New Series From Your Favorite Authors

When one book series door closes, another book series window opens. Check out new series from your favorite authors hitting shelves this year. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 05:51:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Kids bags diverse series trio

Bloomsbury Children’s has made three acquisitions centred around diversity which will "up-end the content stereotypes of series for young readers". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Walking Dead' Season 9 finale is lowest-rated in series history

The Season 9 finale of "The Walking Dead" was the lowest-rated finale the show has ever had. In the Nielsen Live+Same Day ratings, Sunday's finale averaged a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 5 million viewers. In fairness, that is up over 20% in both measures compared to last week's episode... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-02 15:50:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel and Picture Book Series from Kids Can Press to Launch on TV

Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Kids Connect 2017: Publishers Tackle Hot Topics

Four top children’s book publishers and agents closed out this year's GKC conference with a discussion of global trends. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: Canada’s Kids Can Press to Adapt YouTube ‘Carmilla’ Series into YA Book

Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. 0″ height=”276″ /> Poster artwork for the coming film treatment of ‘Carmilla’[/caption] n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Hill turns his quill to kids’ series for Faber

Another celebrity is set to move into kids’ publishing, after Faber Children’s snapped up a series by comedian Harry Hill. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former Raven Trevor Pryce to debut kids series 'Kulipari' on Netflix

For most athletes, their best years are well behind them by the time the hit the big four-oh. But at 41, former NFL star Trevor Pryce has found a new and what he calls a better life among the frogs and scorpions of "Kulipari."The trilogy of children's books he created starring a wannabe warrior... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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'World of Warcraft' to get a book series aimed at kids

World of Warcraft has been around for more than a decade, fleshing out the world of Azeroth with new lands, stories and characters. Its subscriber base is slowly shrinking, but the Warcraft brand continues to evolve through games like Hearthstone and... Continue reading at Engadget

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'Doctor Who' series 9 trailer has a 'Game of Thrones' twist

Two fan cultures collide in the new "Doctor Who" trailer that was dropped at Comic Con 2015. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mexican Kids Bookseller Tells of Struggle for Survival

The owner of the award-winning Catarina Marina bookstore discusses the day-to-day struggle of selling books to children in Mexico. The post Mexican Kids Bookseller Tells of Struggle for Survival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Author Of "Go The F*ck To Sleep" Tackles New Subject: Kids Who Won't F*cking Eat

In a delightfully profane interview, Adam Mansbach reveals his secrets for keeping your creative edge after a huge hit.In 2011, a children's book parody took the Internet and bookshelves on a glorious joyride of profanity, driven by a nation of parents pulling their collective hair out over... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Wimpy Kid Series to Hit 150M in Print

With the November 4 publication of the next Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, 'The Long Haul,' Jeff Kinney's series will surpass 150 million copies in print worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Willoughby sisters kids' series to Orion

Orion Children's Books has acquired a new series by TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Casey to tackle kids' books for RH

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:15 Ebury Press and Random House Children's Books have signed two separate three-book deals with crime writer Jane Casey. Editorial director for fiction at Ebury Gillian Green acquired UK rights, including Europe and British... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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