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Here a Northern California author writes with special affection for falconry, her father having been expert himself. Both enthusiastic and knowledgeable about this ancient sport, Smith concludes with a caveat: "Birds of prey must always be treated with ...
New Delhi, Jun 21 (IANS): Undisturbed by his silent neighbours in the capital's Nicholson Cemetery, this leading author has penned numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children in a career spanning several decades. Ranjit Lal ...
"The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost ship," the first graphic novel written by Philip Pullman, opens with the sort of cinematic flourish fans of the author's "His Dark Materials" series have come to expect. A solitary tanker floats in a ...
The bestselling writer of fiction, nonfiction and children?s books, whose works have been translated into 36 languages, will share the ?50,000 prize with his English translator, Jessica Cohen.
In an event called 'Paul Auster at 70', the author of the New York Trilogy, among many other books, will discuss his life and work at the King's Theatre, while in the cathedral, David Mitchell will be joined by the conductor and pianist David ...
In an event called 'Paul Auster at 70', the author of the New York Trilogy, among many other books, will discuss his life and work at the King's Theatre, while in the cathedral, David Mitchell will be joined by the conductor and pianist David ...
... especially if we look at children's literature. In this modern era, there is no significant Indigenous author for children, as we have seen well-reputed series in the past.
A California author chronicles Lin's life and works, and a debut illustrator employs digital art for visual support. This team deftly illuminates Lin's childhood and family, the memorial's construction and beyond.
A California author chronicles Lin's life and works, and a debut illustrator employs digital art for visual support. This team deftly illuminates Lin's childhood and family, the memorial's construction and beyond.
The annual luncheon will feature remarks by James Patterson, as well as the presentation of the 2017 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B.
Playing out on the Uptown and Downtown Stages will be panel discussions exploring a wide range of genres and topics, including graphic novels, fantasy, books by African-American authors and illustrators, orchestrating successful author visits to ...
Jean Fritz, the author of almost 50 books for children, most of them fast-paced, vividly written works of history and biography, died May 14 at her home in upstate Sleepy Hollow.
In "Real Friends," Shannon Hale reflects on her own friendship-troubled elementary school years with honesty, humor and grace.
IBNA- Based in Basel, Switzerland, Baobab Books is a nonprofit publishing association aimed to develop cultural diversity in literary works targeted at children and young adults.
Peter Spier, an award-winning children's-book author and illustrator who depicted Noah's biblical journey, told the story of the Erie Canal to the words of the song "Low Bridge, Everybody Down" and gave voice to the sounds of hundreds of animals like ...
After years of working in international public health communications, Khan - also the author of several Muslim-themed picture books, including "Night of the moon," "Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns " and "It's Ramadan, Curious George" - recently ...
Legends new and old, historical and mythical, are at the heart of a series of new releases by high-profile Irish authors this month.
Benson Shum, the latest author in the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase series. copyright Disney Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved.
ENGLISH comedian, actor and author David Walliams has two stage adaptations of his children's books coming to Oxford's New Theatre this year.
David Walliams, one of Britain's most popular writers and comic Actors, has taken the literary world by storm as a best-selling children's author, selling over 11 million books around the world. ... There are so many great writers for children right now.
LOUIS - Patricia C. McKissack, a prolific author of children's books on African-American history, folklore and stories, died.
St. Louis (AP) - Patricia C. McKissack, a prolific author of children's books on African-American history, folklore and stories, has died.
The event is themed around 'Fantastical Creatures' with the parade being followed by a range of activities including a Mad Hatters Tea Party in the Bucks County Museum, readings in market Square from children's authors including Julian Clary ...
Author Antonio Ferrara was promoting his new book, "Casa Lampedusa", a tale set on the Italian island on the frontline of the crisis.
They are an integral part of childhood." In addition to the book, Isla will be a featured speaker at the BookExpo's children's Book & Author Breakfast on 2 June (17) in New York, alongside authors Jason Reynolds, Marieke Nijkamp, and Jennifer Weiner.
It's authors, Danielle DiGiorgio & Steven Formaro, clearly paid attention to details like: Not too long and not too short, colorful and exciting illustrations, and main characters that kids will love.
It's authors, Danielle DiGiorgio & Steven Formaro, clearly paid attention to details like: Not too long and not too short, colorful and exciting illustrations, and main characters that kids will love.
A worldly and open-minded ruler, "Nobunaga was very meritocratic. He could see past the skin. He used the Portuguese and foreigners during that time to his advantage," says Lawrence Winkler, author of Samurai Road. ... Although his samurai career was ...
With a Newbery Honor book to her credit, a Marin County author creates dear characters that move through a mildly suspenseful plot to find answers.
The New York Times Notable author of five novels and a 2015 memoir, "Barefoot to Avalon, A Brother's Story, "the The Dallas Morning News called him "the most gifted American novelist of his generation.
Can you imagine the Cat in the Hat as a Trump supporter? Well, the Ellen DeGeneres Show tried to in a recent episode. In a Donald Trump parody segment, host Ellen DeGeneres presented a selection of classic children's books supposedly reimagined by ...
The fellowships are judged by prominent American authors and editors, and the winners, all from Minnesota, are awarded $25,000 each.
Putting elementary schoolers through adventure-fantasy-mystery plots proved to be a winner for mystery author Leiou Huanxiang, whose nom de plume has been loosely translated as Leon Image.
George Galloway, the former British Labour Party MP, one-time Celebrity Big Brother contestant, Saddam Hussein apologist and notorious cat imitator, has announced that he is about to enter the next phase in his destiny as a man hurtling towards the ...
Across China and specifically in urban areas, a heightened awareness of the importance of preschool education has seen young parents getting more actively involved in the education of their toddlers.
The fellowships are judged by prominent American authors and editors, and the winners, all from Minnesota, are awarded $25,000 each.
Across China and specifically in urban areas, a heightened awareness of the importance of preschool education has seen young parents getting more actively involved in the education of their toddlers.
George Galloway, the former British Labour Party MP, one-time Celebrity Big Brother contestant, Saddam Hussein apologist and notorious cat imitator, has announced that he is about to enter the next phase in his destiny as a man hurtling towards the ...
Putting elementary schoolers through adventure-fantasy-mystery plots proved to be a winner for mystery author Leiou Huanxiang, whose nom de plume has been loosely translated as Leon Image.
They are a celebration of excellence in children's literature and illustration and are open to books for all ages written in English or Irish by authors and illustrators born or resident in Ireland. Previous winners include Sarah Crossan for One ...
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A second captivating counting book that should appeal to toddlers through preschoolers comes from author/illustrator extraordinaire Eric Carle.
Scots politician George Galloway has signed a deal to write a series of children's books. The former Labour and Respect MP made the announcement on twitter, with the first novel to be published later this year.
Year seven students will be invited to the University of Derby to meet author Christopher Edge, whose latest novel, The Jamie Drake Equation, is about having an astronaut for a dad.
"This upcoming event came about when author Ed Young approached us to help create a community engagement event with local authors and illustrators where families get to know the authors who live in their own community," said Barbara Sarbin, SGITW ...
Celebrated writer Julia Alvarez, author of "In the Time of the Butterflies," will visit the Lied Center Sunday, March 5, 2017 as part of the Lawrence Public Library's Read Across Lawrence and NEA Big Read programming.
John Trischitti III, library director, said the appearance was a chance to bring a well-known author to West Texas. "It's the pinnacle," Trischitti said.
I have traveled a long way from Earth. I am here to find life." A determined boy astronaut lays down the problem of this droll picture book by a San Francisco author-illustrator. The landscape is rocky, dark, cold and gloomy. (Forget that Red Planet ...
For the North Pitt high school graduate, who went on to become a children's author, books are still a constant. But they are far from her only companion.
For a more contemporary feeling though a timeless fantasy try The secret Keepers (Chicken House), by Mysterious Benedict Society author Trenton Lee Stewart, with atmospheric illustrations by Diana Sudyka. In the desolate city of New Umbra, governed by ...


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