Winnie the Pooh voted favourite kids book character

AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has come atop a poll of favourite children’s book characters, commissioned by the Reading Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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20 Books With LGBTQ Characters Your Kids Will Love

These books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience for kids as young as 3. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Public asked to vote on favourite banned book

A public vote is set to launch this week to find the nation's favourite banned book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New character marks Winnie-the-Pooh's 90th anniversary

A new Winnie-the-Pooh character, ‘Penguin’, will feature in an anthology, due for release next month, marking 90 years since the Winnie-the-Pooh novel was first published. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Pooh bear tops favourite book poll

Winnie the Pooh is named as the best-loved children's book of the last 150 years, with the most contemporary publication in the list, The Gruffalo, coming fifth. Continue reading at BBC News

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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. A new children’s book has an unexpected author: a seventh-grader from rural India who, until earlier this year, hadn’t considered himself a storyteller. The book, now part of a project on... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Costello debut voted Irish Book Awards' Book of the Year

Mary Costello’s debut novel Academy Street (Canongate) has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2014. The book was chosen via public vote from the list of category winners announced at the recent Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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These children’s books have engaged my kids after a long day in quarantine (and on screens)

“Big Idea,” “The Magical Yet,” “I Am Leonardo da Vinci” and other new books that delight and teach. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off

With Axel Scheffler's illustrations and Hugh Bonneville's narration, Nosy Crow's 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' is a free download. The post Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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When Serious Writers Write Books For Kids

Once upon a time Ken Kesey wrote an endearing tale about a wily squirrel and a hungry bear. The unlikely picture book was one of two written by Kesey nearly three decades after his well-known 1962 novel set in a psychiatric hospital, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Who knew? Kesey—as well as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Risbridger signs with Nosy Crow for first kids' books

Nosy Crow has signed up journalist and cookery writer Ella Risbridger to write her first children’s books, which will include two middle-grade novels and a poetry anthology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

There is already a decent amount of free books for kids available online, and now there has been a recent expansion of available resources. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Austin Kids Take on the Battle of the Books! (shelftalker)

Kids go head to head in a competition inspired by the Texas Lone Star Reading List. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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