On the Darkness, Strangeness, and Unbridled Joy of Children’s Books

The first novel I published with a major house was about a murder I covered as a reporter when I was in my early twenties. The victim, who was my age, and lived in my neighborhood, disappeared in the winter and her body was found in the summer in a shallow grave in the woods […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 08:48:49 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow releases print edition of children's coronavirus book

Nosy Crow is to release a new print edition of Coronavirus: A Book for Children About Covid-19, following high demand for the digital version.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 07:39:44 UTC ]
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Manual on how to raise anti-racist children goes to Dialogue Books

Dialogue Books has acquired "a vital toolkit for parents to talk to their children about race", called Wish We Knew What to Say, by behavioural and data scientist Dr Pragya Agarwal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 20:25:41 UTC ]
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S&S Children's scoops Fearnley picture book double

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish two picture books from author and illustrator Jan Fearnley.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 05:37:49 UTC ]
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Audrey Hepburn's son and daughter-in-law write children's book about her

Princeton Architectural Press will publish Sean and Karin Hepburn Ferrer's Little Audrey's Daydream, about actress Audrey Hepburn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 02:24:58 UTC ]
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Indies rally to collect and donate used children's books

Fourteen bookshops across London, Bucks and Oxfordshire have joined forces to collect donations of used children's books to be gifted to those in need.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 14:23:44 UTC ]
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BA restarts Children's Book of the Month scheme with Diddle That Dummed

The Diddle That Dummed (Hodder Children's) by Kes Gray and Fred Blunt has been selected as the Booksellers Association's Children's Book of the Month for July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 02:25:08 UTC ]
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Celebrated Children’s Book Illustrator Graces Two Magazines

Multi-award winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson's art featured on The New Yorker and Rolling Stone Magazine. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-18 14:37:17 UTC ]
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Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:32:15 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's hosts 'open days' for picture book creators in North and Scotland

Hachette Children’s Group will host two virtual open days to discover picture book writers and illustrators from the North of England and Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 07:22:21 UTC ]
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All the books in my 300 boxes sparked joy. The lockdown made me rethink why I was keeping them.

I ordered a Zippy Shell storage unit and prepared to say goodbye. It wasn’t easy. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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5 books to start to teach anti-racism to children

A teacher created a reading list for young children to start to understand why there are global protests fighting for racial justice. Who: Brittany Smith, a New Jersey-based pre-kindergarten teacher.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-05 10:35:13 UTC ]
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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-04 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:41:19 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unearthed an old work for her new children's book that's free online

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is releasing her new book, "The Ickabog," in free online installments. The first two chapters are out now. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Why a ‘Strange and Nerdy’ Book About Eels Is Making Waves

Patrik Svensson mixed natural history with memoir for his debut, which has become a surprise best seller and award winner in his native Sweden. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-22 09:00:23 UTC ]
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Zepf and Crossan win at KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards

Máire Zepf and Sarah Crossan are among the winners at KPMG Children’s Books Ireland Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 00:57:46 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens and Puffin launch children's writing contest

National Book Tokens and Puffin have joined forces to launch a new writing competition for children across the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:20:46 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
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Why a children's book startup is giving hazard pay during pandemic

CEO Jessica Ewing said frontline employees deserve to benefit from the company's growth this year, as parents look for ways to entertain and intellectually nourish their children during the pandemic. Literati, which runs a subscription service for children's books, could be shipping "about a... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-01 05:01:00 UTC ]
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2020 Political Books for Children

In the run-up to November’s presidential election, publishers are courting readers who won’t be eligible to cast ballots this year or, in some cases, for many years to come. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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