Obituary: Morton Schindel

Morton Schindel, founder of the Weston Woods Studios, a company lauded for its quality audiovisual adaptations of award-winning children’s books, died on August 20. He was 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Morton Schindel, Who Turned Children’s Books Into Animated Films, Dies at 98

Morton Schindel in his home office in 1985. His illustrations turned beloved children’s books into animated films. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Obituary: Eric Carle

Iconic and groundbreaking author, illustrator, and fine artist Eric Carle died on May 23 in Northampton, Mass. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Lois Ehlert

Award-winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert, known for her signature collage artwork featuring bold colors and crisply cut shapes as well as found objects, died on May 25 at age 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Joel Friedlander

Joel Friedlander, the author, blogger, book designer, publisher, and publishing industry consultant, died on May 7 of cancer. He was 73. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball, who died aged 69 on 3rd April, created the finest and bravest publishing house in South Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Obituary: Constance C. Greene

Children's book author Constance C. Greene, best known for such notable middle-grade novels as 'A Girl Named Al' and 'Beat the Turtle Drum,' died on April 7 at age 96. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Norma Jean Sawicki

Longtime children's book editor Norma Jean Sawicki died on March 4 at her home in Manhattan; she was 78. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Beverly Cleary

Children’s author Beverly Cleary, whose stories featuring such endearing and enduring characters as Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins elevated her to iconic status, died March 25 at 104. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann K. Beneduce

Revered children's book editor and author Ann K. Beneduce, who had a guiding hand in launching the careers of Eric Carle and many other authors and illustrators, died on March 18 in Princeton, N.J. She was 102. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Joan Walsh Anglund

Children's book creator Joan Walsh Anglund, widely known for her instantly recognizable images of sweet-faced, dot-eyed children, died on March 9; she was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: David Kotick

David Kotick, a pioneer in international sales and marketing for B&T and Bantam Doubleday Dell, died March 8 from complications from a stroke. He was 94. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Marianne Carus

Editor, publisher, education reformer, and founder of 'Cricket' magazine Marianne Carus died on March 3 at her home in Peru, Ill. She was 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Carl Apollonio, 91

Carl Apollonio, who retired as v-p and director of sales of Crown Publishers in 1990, died on January 24. He was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: George Ancona

Mexican American children's book author, photographer, and filmmaker George Ancona has died at age 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti obituary

Poet whose outlook spanned anarchism, ecology and small business, as founder of the City Lights Bookstore in San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, poet, artist, activist and founder of San Francisco’s famous City Lights Bookstore, who has died aged 101 of interstitial lung disease, was the least... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: David Cully

David Cully, who served in executive positions at some of publishing’s biggest companies and retired as president of Baker & Taylor in 2019, died on February 14 of cancer. He was 68. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: William J. Petersen

Evangelical publishing stalwart William J. Petersen died January 31 at age 91. His career spanned six decades including 25 years with Revell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Bookseller Anne Irish

Anne Irish, a leading figure in children's bookselling in America, died on January 26 at age 78; she was among a cadre of women who opened and purchased bookstores in the 1970s and 1980s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Mitsumasa Anno

Japanese artist and children's book author-illustrator Mitsumasa Anno, known for his highly detailed illustrations containing visual tricks, humorous elements, and math concepts, died on December 24. He was 94. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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