S&S Children's lands Nutcracker-inspired tale by Katherine Woodfine

Simon & Schuster Children's UK has snapped up a new full-colour gift book, A Dancer’s Dream, by Katherine Woodfine.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 14:58:25 UTC ]
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Katherine Rundell compiles free children's lockdown book

Katherine Rundell has put together The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Encourage Children in Lockdown, and the collection is available to download free on the National Literacy Trust website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 07:24:36 UTC ]
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Tales of a Library Unicorn: In Which the Children Misunderstand Libraries

A librarian recounts giving an education on libraries and the book check out process to a young library patron. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-25 10:33:21 UTC ]
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Review: 'Children of the Land' chronicles an immigrant poet's story of hiding in plain sight

In his memoir 'Children of the Land,' poet Marcelo Hernandez Castillo writes of border journeys, family separation and crossing a 'threshold of invisibility.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 15:00:08 UTC ]
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OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson lands Simon Garfield dog tale

Weidenfeld & Nicolson will publish Dog's Best Friend: How Humans and Dogs Formed the Strongest Bond in History by Simon Garfield in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 21:44:18 UTC ]
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Greystone and Profile land seaweed tale

Greystone Books and Profile Books will publish Seaweed by poet and artist Miek Zwamborn next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 18:30:02 UTC ]
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PRH Children’s acquires Vincent’s Fairy Tales for Millennials

Penguin Random House UK Children’s has bought world rights to 12 fairy tale retellings by Bruno Vincent, author of the Enid Blyton for Grown-ups series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 19:08:41 UTC ]
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John Blake lands two more true-crime tales from Sutton

John Blake has landed two more true crime titles from Manhunt author and ex-Met Police DCI Colin Sutton to tie-in with two upcoming TV shows. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-05 00:07:13 UTC ]
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Morpurgo pens refugee tale inspired by Jonathan Swift

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this autumn publish a Michael Morpurgo book about a refugee from Afghanistan, inspired by Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 19:34:21 UTC ]
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William Collins lands Mustill's whale tale in five-way auction

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 18:08:26 UTC ]
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Hamdy and Land inspire students for Capital Crime

Authors Adam Hamdy, Ali Land and James Swallow were among the speakers addressing school children and their teachers about how to get into publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Upbeat' refugee tale wins children's book prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class is "a future classic", Waterstones Children's Book Prize judges say. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Syrian refugee inspired tale sells to HCG

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired a picture book inspired by the refugee crisis in Syria by Rachel Ip and Anneli Bray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s tale reckoned ‘too Scottish’ is revived

Auntie Robbo, a children’s book that features the rollicking adventures of an 80-year-old woman and her grandnephew, deemed "too Scottish" for publication in the 1940s, is being made available by Edinburgh-based indie Scotland Street Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion to publish Italian tale of love and war inspired by true events

Orion is publishing a story of love, war, family and betrayal, based on the true story of a little-known massacre in Civitella, Italy during the Second World War.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Just Write Your Own Fairy Tale': Chris Colfer on His 'Land of Stories' Series

At BookExpo, actor turned writer Chris Colfer spoke with 'NYTBR' editor Pamela Paul about the paperback release of the sixth and final book in his bestselling The Land of Stories series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andersen Press’ Wander lust lands cross-country wolf tale

Andersen Press commissioning editor for fiction Chloe Sackur has secured world rights in a new Middle Grade novel by Rosanne Parry, billed as "the 21st-century White Fang”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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