Obituary: Stella Pevsner

Children's author Stella Pevsner, widely known for her middle grade and YA novels that often addressed difficult subjects, died on June 11 at age 98. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dieter Pevsner obituary

My father, Dieter Pevsner, who has died aged 87, was one of a small group of idealists who made up the editorial team at Penguin Books in the late 1950s and 60s and were instrumental in establishing the wide range of affordable literature that we all take for granted today.Dieter was editorial... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-03 17:20:10 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ann Rinaldi

Author and journalist Ann Rinaldi, best known for her painstakingly researched YA historical fiction featuring female protagonists, died on July 1 in Branchburg, N.J.; she was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bernette Ford

Author, editor, and publisher Bernette Ford, a champion of children's books by people of color, died of cancer on June 19. She was 70. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Patricia Reilly Giff

Prolific children's book author Patricia Reilly Giff died on June 22 at her home in Fairfield, Conn. She was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Robert M. Quackenbush

Prolific children's book author-illustrator and fine artist Robert M. Quackenbush died on May 17; he was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Hachette's Pride network hosts free Stella Duffy event

Hachette UK’s Pride network is hosting an event with Virago author Stella Duffy, as part of a series of sessions devoted to LGBTQIA+ novelists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 23:20:44 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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 13:34:55 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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