Obituary: Michael Bond

British children’s author Michael Bond, widely known for his books starring Paddington bear, has died at the age of 91. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish last picture book from Michael Bond

Penguin Random House Children’s is to posthumously publish Michael Bond’s The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice, a sequel to his 2016 picture book The Tale of the Castle Mice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Absolute genius' Michael Bond remembered at memorial service

A host of authors and illustrators, publishing chiefs, and high-profile actors were among those who remembered children's author Michael Bond CBE at a service held at St Paul's Cathedral. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to publish Michael Bond's final Paddington picture book

A new Paddington picture book by the late Michael Bond is publishing with HarperCollins Children’s Books in June 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Bond memorial service

A memorial service for Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond CBE will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on 14th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Rebecca Bond

Author-illustrator and designer Rebecca Bond died on August 2 after a brief illness. She was 45 years old. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies aged 91

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond died at home yesterday aged 91 following a short illness, his publisher has said. Described as “a giant of children’s literature” by HarperCollins, which published him for over 60 years, Bond's first book, A Bear Called Paddington, was released in 1958.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Michael McCurdy

Illustrator, printer, and publisher Michael McCurdy died on May 28 in Springfield, Mass. He was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fan project launched for Michael Bond’s 90th

Michael Bond’s literary estate is asking fans to send videos and photos of themselves wishing him a happy birthday to celebrate his 90th next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Bond: 'I'd hate another writer to use Paddington'

Michael Bond has taken legal advice on how to stop other authors writing about Paddington Bear after his death, according to the Times.   In an interview published in the newspaper on Saturday 1st November , Bond said he has already consulted a lawyer over how to protect his creation and that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Author and Editor Donald Michael Kraig, 63

Kraig is perhaps best known as the author of "Modern Magick," published in 1988. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Brayden Harrington, Who Bonded With Biden Over Stuttering, Will Write a Book

Brayden Harrington, 13, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, will write a picture book, “Brayden Speaks Up,” HarperCollins announced. Continue reading at The New York Times

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David Larkin obituary

My brother David Larkin, who has died aged 84, was an art director in the book publishing industry who consistently pushed artists to go beyond their known capabilities – and often saw things in them that they did not themselves perceive.In the late 1960s, as art director at Granada Publishing,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Roland Elgey, 65

Publishing industry veteran Roland Elgey died recently at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after an 18-month battle with colorectal cancer. He was 65. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ava Weiss

Ava Weiss, the highly regarded, former longtime art director at Greenwillow Books, died on November 25 at the age of 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Michael Joseph acquires two more from Keane

Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired two more novels from Mary Beth Keane, author of Ask Again, Yes (Penguin, 2020).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael J. Fox mixes candor, humor and hope in his heartfelt new memoir

In “No Time Like the Future,” the beloved actor and activist offers life lessons he’s learned the hard way. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Obituary: Don O'Connor, 63

Don O’Connor, Macmillan’s senior field sales and national account manager for Ingram Kids, died on November 13. He was 63. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Fred Hills, 85

Fred Hills, who edited an array of literary luminaries and celebrities including Vladimir Nabokov, Raymond Carver, Jane Fonda, and Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Boll, died on November 7. He was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: William B. Eerdmans Jr.

William “Bill” B. Eerdmans Jr., who led the family-owned Christian publishing house Wm. B. Eerdmans for more than 50 years, died on November 13. He was 97. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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