Pen Pals: Exhibit Highlights Louis Darling's Beverly Cleary Illustrations

For author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi, it all started with a bedtime story. And like a bedtime story, DiTerlizzi's latest adventure – as a museum curator – has "a beginning, a middle, and an end," though he didn't know that at first. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Names Its 56th Illustrators’ Exhibition Winners

This year, Bologna Children's Book Fair's Illustrators' Exhibition features winning work from 78 artists in 29 international markets. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Names Its 56th Illustrators’ Exhibition Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Beverly Cleary, beloved author who chronicled schoolyard scrapes and feisty kids, dies at 104

Her best-selling children’s books included “Henry Huggins” and “Ramona the Pest.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Pandemic pen pals: How Colombian libraries lift spirits

Libraries in Medellín, Colombia, help overcome pandemic-induced isolation with “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” an anonymous letter-writing program. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Sharjah Children’s Book Illustration Exhibition Gains in Submissions

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Waterstones Piccadilly to host illustration exhibition

Waterstones Piccadilly will later this month host an exhibition of children’s illustration featuring artwork from artists such as Lucy Cousins and children’s laureate Chris Riddell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookPeople, Random House Partner on Pen-Pal Literacy Initiative

More than 40 schools have signed on to participate in new pen-pal literacy program in Austin, Tex., launched by BookPeople and Random House Children’s Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show Highlights Arabic Culture with SZBA Panel

With the growing interest in the U.S., this year’s U.S. Book Show will feature a panel discussion entitled “Bringing the world to your door: A spotlight on Arabic literature and culture.” For centuries, Arabic literature and culture has influenced some of the West's most revered authors and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Exhibiting at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Librairie Clavreuil

Exhibitor Viewpoint: Cathleen Robitaille of Librairie Clavreuil: ‘Our aim is to discuss our love of old books together.’ By Jarosław Adamowksi | @JaroslawAdamows ‘A Chance To Be Seen and Known by a New Audience’ ith the 31st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair approaching (May 23 to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN America Report Documents Massive Spike in Book Bans

The new report finds an astonishing 1,586 book bans and restrictions in 86 school districts across 26 states, targeting some 1,145 unique book titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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17 Stunning Picture Books by Debut Illustrators

Illustrations are what brings a picture book to life. Check out these titles, which all were their illustrator's debut! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Bestselling Swedish Author to Pen Next Three 'Dragon Tattoo' Books

Knopf will be publishing three new books in its Millennium series, which launched with Stieg Larsson's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.' The new titles will be written by bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff, with the first of them set to be released on September 5, 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Novels set in the art world highlight our angst over authenticity

"Fake," "Hammer" and “Portrait of an Unknown Lady” are literary thrillers that explore authenticity through the lens, or rather the canvases, of the art world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Shirley Hughes, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 94

Beloved English author and illustrator behind more than 60 books, including Dogger and the Alfie series, was voted the most popular Kate Greenaway winner in 50 years• Shirley Hughes obituaryShirley Hughes, the author and illustrator whose everyday stories of early childhood cast a happy glow... Continue reading at The Guardian

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