VIDEO: Children on their favourite books

To celebrate Children's Book Week, the charity Booktrust has compiled a list of 100 books that they say every child should read by the age of 14. BBC News asked some children what they thought. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Children's and YA Books From the Havana Book Fair

Among the popular children's and YA titles at the Havana Book Fair was a book about child slaves, an amusing collection about being different, and a cookbook for kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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World Book Day: British and Irish children head to school dressed as book-based characters

World Book Day is celebrated on March 5 in Britain and Ireland and an important part of the day is children dressing up as a literary character for school. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Children's market explored at New York Children’s Book Summit

The first Nielsen Children’s Book Summit convened in New York on Friday (12th December) at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in midtown, saw over 150 participants attending the day-long meeting organized by Nielsen Book Americas SVP Jonathan Stolper and Bookigee’s Kristen McLean. They worked to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland Awards: “Hagwitch” Takes Book of the Year

At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick's "Hagwitch" as Book of the Year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Improving Skills and Exploring New Themes: Children's Books at the Taipei International Book Fair

At the Taipei International Book Fair, children's publishers presented Taiwan as a market open to exploring new authors, imported titles, and innovative themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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VIDEO: E-book extras spell change for books

With the rapid increase in self-published books around the world, major publishing houses are having to find new ways to maintain their market share. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2013-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: JK Rowling secret book tops book chart

JK Rowling has secretly written a crime novel under the guise of male debut writer Robert Galbraith. Continue reading at BBC World

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E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon prioritises children's books and educational titles experiencing 'strong demand'

Amazon, which has lately has been prioritising household essentials and medical supplies, has said it is now also prioritising products where there is "strong customer demand" – including children's books and educational titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S Children's to publish Rachel Renée Russell's 15th Dork Diaries book

Simon & Schuster Children's UK has acquired I Love Paris!, the 15th title in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renée Russell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mary Poppins is launching a children’s book podcast.

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Denwood looks to the next generation in new post at S&S Children’s Books

Rachel Denwood, who spent a decade helping to build HarperCollins Children’s Books into a big-brand kids’ giant, is looking to build a broader base of hits in her new role at Simon & Schuster Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Huq hosts videos to entertain home schooling children

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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow acquires 10 children’s books by Pamela Butchart

Independent publisher Nosy Crow has acquired 10 new titles from the award-winning author and schoolteacher Pamela Butchart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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This 1940s Dutch children’s book depicts Hitler as a bug who eventually gets eaten.

Recently, at New York’s Antiquarian Book Fair, I discovered a very unusual children’s book. Kriebeltje de Boskabouter (in English: Tickle, the Forest-Gnome) is one of the current listings at the rare books dealership Type Punch Matrix; this Dutch children’s book from the 1940s tells the story of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lady Gaga signs with Macmillan for 'vital' children's book on kindness

Lady Gaga’s foundation has signed a global deal with Macmillan for a “vital” book of inspirational stories by young people and “notes of empowerment” from the singer herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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