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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 ...
For more information on Simon the Snail, check out its official facebook page. This opinion article was written by an independent writer.
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 ...
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 stuff.) And it's lonely. "Nothing could ...
The Belle Terre Elementary school faculty introduced their students to a number of Black History tales from African-American authors through its inaugural African-American Read In on Thursday, Feb. 23, at BTES. Principal Dr. Terence Culver sought the ...
Not one to settle for one trade, Broadhead is also an author of two children's books - Mudley Explores Kuala Lumpur: An Amazing Adventure into Mudtown and Mudley Explores Singapore.
"He's the most translated author in the Netherlands, except for Anne Frank," said Agnes Vogt, a children's book specialist at the Dutch Foundation for literature, "and in that sense he's one of the most important not only illustrators but also authors ...
In fact, Kelly Starling Lyons, an African-American author, mom and reader here in Raleigh, was an adult before she first saw an African-American girl featured on the cover of a picture book, "Something Beautiful" by Sharon Dennis Wyeth.
A short story by Iranian author, translator Mohammad Tolouei was published in the British newspaper Guardian on February 14.
Inspired by her father's reciting of limericks when she was a child growing up in Sagamore Beach, Ms. Layton said she has been writing books all of her life.
Two decades ago only about 9 percent of children's books published in the U.S. were about people of color. Things have changed since then, but not by much.
One of the books gracing car windscreens this morning (February 14) was How Not to be Weird by children's author Dawn McNiff.


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