Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust receives £40,000 to help Glasgow children read

Scottish Book Trust has received £40,000 funding for Glasgow Reading Buddies, a project that encourages reading for pleasure in primary schools in Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Alarming' study reveals only 4% of children's books feature a BAME character

Only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) character, according to “alarming” new figures from a study into ethnic representation in children’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAME characters should be 'more central' in children's books

Ethnic minority characters should feature in more books and not be defined by their "otherness". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 10 Trends in Reading and Book Apps for Children

Spain's Elisa Yuste talks us through leading concepts and directions in apps for kids and young adults in the coming year, including more apps for 'Android kids.' The post Top 10 Trends in Reading and Book Apps for Children appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: PW Talks to Pew Research Center’s Lee Rainie about Reading in the Digital Age

It's been a disruptive decade for the book business, but Pew's latest research suggests that Americans' reading habits have remained relatively stable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awesome authors: 10 books children should read

JK Rowling's Harry Potter series tops a BBC Local Radio poll of books that adults say children should read. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Take Center Stage

Strong juvenile book sales and a commitment to education led the American Booksellers Association to launch a separate conference for children’s booksellers nearly five years ago, following its merger with the Association of Booksellers for Children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Much Should Children Read? World Book Day Infographic

In honor of World Book Day, the International Publishers Association has an infographic on how much children should read and why literacy is important. The post How Much Should Children Read? World Book Day Infographic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Reading Rainbow' host LeVar Burton will publish a children's book

Burton's book 'The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm' will reportedly be released this October. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oyster now offers all-you-can-read children's books, including Disney titles

Got a kid with an insatiable appetite for books? You may want to sign up for Oyster, then. The subscription ebook service has just launched a children's section, giving young readers all the titles they can handle. The deal also brings Disney... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Should adults read children's books?

Jennie Bristow, associate fellow at the University of Kent, says grown-ups read children's books because they feel 'disenchanted with adult culture'. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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StorEbook reads children's books, even does the funny voices

We've come a long way since an IBM 704 first croaked its way through Daisy Bell. Now we've got Siri copping an attitude when we ask a stupid question and Google Now feeding information in an incredibly realistic sounding voice. AT&T has its own initiative, dubbed Natural Voices. At this... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children still prefer reading physical books, finds Scholastic

The number of children who have read an ebook has almost doubled since 2010 but children still... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One in six children doesn't read a book a month

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 15:18 One in six children do not read a single book per month, according to a new survey by the National Literacy Trust. The research suggested the United Kingdom is polarised between those who do not read and the one in 10 children... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

With the 12th anniversary of Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House just around the corner, founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan has embarked on a personal project to reread and reexamine her company’s bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

For Thinkingdom Children’s Books, the main goal in creating its first series of original children’s picture books goes beyond “helping every kid to become a book lover,” which has been the company’s motto since 2003. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

“Helping every kid to become a book lover” is the motto at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, which was established in 2002 to translate classic and award-winning children’s books. Less than one year later, it published two well-known authors: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi (Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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