With the summer holidays approaching, there are plenty of reading opportunities for young bookworms on the horizon. Here, we present the best books to keep children occupied – whatever their age or interest.
In search for the legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture. An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery
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Google announced on Monday that it has released YouTube Kids [Direct Link] on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. The new app provides children and families with a kid-friendly portal to discover and explore
When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time.
Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths
To me they represent what my colleague, Alan Dundes, calls "folklore rather than fakelore." What we have here are stories that are less mediated than most of the more familiar fairy tales and folktales.
There is only so much snow that a person should have to face sober. Which is perhaps why National Margarita Day is February 22—and why you shouldn’t wait until it’s porch-sitting weather to throw a few
A YouGov poll has found that 'author' is Britain's most desired job. Full-time author Chas Newkey-Burden says it's not all it's cracked up to be This week, a YouGov poll found that people in Britain would
The latest by Pop Chart Labs allows you to see how books as different as David Copperfield and 50 Shades Of Grey connect. Although Brooklyn-based Pop Chart Labs has been formative in turning trendy infographics
An interview with best-selling children's author Jon Scieszka Author Jon Scieszka, a former elementary school teacher, has introduced kids to The Stinky Cheese Man, the Trucktown picture books, the Time
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