Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-31 18:51:09 UTC ]
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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

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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Children’s author and illustrator John Burningham dies

John Burningham, the picture book author and illustrator whose books included Would You Rather and Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car, has died aged 82. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Burningham, children's author and illustrator, dies aged 82

Burningham, who was married to fellow children’s writer Helen Oxenbury, created beloved picture books including Mr Gumpy’s Outing and Avocado BabyJohn Burningham, the children’s author and illustrator behind some of the 20th century’s most enduring children’s books, has died at the age of 82.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vera B. Williams dies at 88; award-winning children's author and illustrator

Vera B. Williams' family saved pennies and nickels to get by during the Depression. So her mother's purchase of a "real chair" — neither stick-hard nor someone's castoff but brand new and cushiony — was an extravagance. "I don't intend to work all my life and have nowhere to sit down," the woman... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patricia Reilly Giff, popular and prolific children’s author, dies at 86

Over nearly half a century, she wrote more than 100 books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor recipients ‘Lily’s Crossing’ and ‘Pictures of Hollis Woods.’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-29 07:37:56 UTC ]
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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

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-26 09:19:11 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69

A prolific writer, she published more than 75 books, including a Best Seller and a National Book Award finalist, all while encouraging aspiring authors. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-05 21:52:08 UTC ]
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Alasdair Gray, Scotch Author of Daring Prose, Dies at 85

He didn’t publish his first novel (which he illustrated himself) until he was 46. But his impact, as both a writer and an artist, has lasted. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-11 01:15:42 UTC ]
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WI15: Children’s Authors and Illustrators to Meet

More than 130 adult and children’s authors and illustrators will be attending this year’s Winter Institute. Here are authors coming this year who serve as proof that kids’ and YA books and authors continue to be key to the fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Children’s signs debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK have signed a two-book deal with debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley, including Nine Lives Newton, which was the subject of a US pre-empt at the Bologna Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 03:50:48 UTC ]
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Children’s author Tommy Donbavand dies

Author Tommy Donbavand has died, his friend Barry Hutchinson has confirmed as he paid tribute to his "kind, funny, courageous and ridiculous friend". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustrator Tomi Ungerer dies, aged 87

French illustrator Tomi Ungerer, who published more than 140 books, has died at the age of 87. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Author Eugene H. Peterson Dies at 85

The bestselling author of ‘The Message’ Bible translation and several other works died at age 85 on October 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal, children's author who wrote 'You May Want to Marry My Husband' essay, dies at 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a popular author, filmmaker and speaker who brightened lives with her wide-eyed and generous spirit — and broke hearts when she wrote of being terminally ill and leaving behind her husband Jason — died Monday at age 51. Rosenthal had been diagnosed in 2015 with ovarian... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Babette Cole dies

Children’s author and illustrator Babette Cole has died aged 67, her publisher at Mabecron Books, Ron Johns, has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Awards Programs in China: Illustrators and Children’s Authors

The Shanghai International Children's Book Fair hosts the Golden Pinwheel for young illustrators and the Chen Bochui Awards for children's book authors. The post Two Awards Programs in China: Illustrators and Children’s Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee: Beloved ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author dies

Harper Lee created a work that has endured for generations with her first novel 'Mockingbird,' which told the story of Scout Finch and her experiences as her father battles racism. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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