Scholastic's Dick Robinson Dies at 84

Robinson, whose nearly five decades at the head of the company shaped it into one of the world's most influential and recognizable publishers of children's literature, died unexpectedly on June 5. He was 84. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Scholastic Authors Pay Tribute to Dick Robinson

A number of Scholastic’s writers paid tribute to the Scholastic CEO, lauding his vision, his passion, and his unwavering support for children’s books and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books

Calling reading a 'civil right,' Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years. The post Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

The longtime head of the children’s publishing giant Scholastic Inc. who presided over such bestsellers as J Continue reading at ABC News

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Robert Hershon, Artful Poet Who Published Poets, Dies at 84

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Larry McMurtry, award-winning novelist who pierced myths of his native Texas, dies at 84

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Sales agent Anselm Robinson dies

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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

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Dick Robinson Calls Reading a 'Civil Right' at PEN Gala

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