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Strange And Twisted Stuff Seen In Children's Books

If kids created children's books they probably wouldn't think to include double entendres in the dialog and sneaky little pictures in the background, …

Children's Books

Nephew of Dr. Seuss claims no way beloved books are racist

A nephew of Dr. Seuss is defending the popular late children’s author after a Cambridge, Mass., librarian this week rejected a gift of 10 Seuss books …

Books

Children’s Books That Celebrate Strength and Resilience in the Face of Life’s Challenges

With the recent release of my children’s book <i>Cancer Hates Kisses</i>, I’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of building strength and resilience …

Children's Books

8 Children's Books About Death

Like most people, I remember vividly the first time I came in contact with death. Before, it was foreign—something that happened in abstract but not …

The 31 Best Burger Joints in America

These days it's difficult NOT to find yourself in the general vicinity of an outstanding burger. Americans' love of all forms of beef between buns …

Burgers
Books

Beverly Cleary Titles Go Retro

At 101 years old, Newbery Medalist Beverly Cleary has left a mark on the imaginations of readers young and old through her many stories set on the …

Don’t stop with the book launch

An author recently posted in an online group about her frustration with the timing related to her book launch activities.<p>She had pitched an essay …

Classic Children’s Books for Every Age

Books for kids often capture the absurdity of reality in ways that adult novels can't.<p>By<p>Nov 17 2017, 11:37 AM<p>Amazon; Barnes & Noble; Scholastic<p>As …

Cowpie, gruel and midnight feasts: food in popular children’s literature

Food is everywhere in children’s stories, from fairytales to Enid Blyton, Billy Bunter and Desperate Dan – but it may not always be as innocent as it …

11 Great Places To Find Free Children's Books Online

As many parents and teachers know all too well, children can be voracious readers. It can be challenging to keep up with the amount of new books …

How dark is too dark for children’s literature? Writer Paro Anand believes there is no such thing

The winner of the Bal Sahitya Puraskar on why she doesn’t shy away from tackling tough issues in her books for children.<p>Recently, after reading one …

You Can Never Go Back: On Loving Children’s Books as an Adult

I’ve never gotten over growing up. I must’ve longed to grow up at some point, I suppose, fantasizing about unknown, illicit future pleasures as all …

Books

This digital archive of children’s books is available to all

Six thousand books from the 19th century are at our kids' fingertips.<p>Have kids? Wondering what you will do to keep them busy during upcoming school …

18 Genius Ways to Make Kids Love Reading

These tricks should get your kids reading on their own in no time!<p>In addition to picturing my children being impeccably mannered, perfectly behaved angels, I also envisioned them devouring books the way I did as a child. My son would tear through the Hardy Boys and Harry Potter while my daughters …

Kids

The Best Children’s Books of 2017, According to Kids

With over 30,000 new children’s books published each year, it’s hard to know which ones your child MUST read. I am constantly scanning awards lists, …

The Best Children's Books of 2017

For young readers—and young readers at heart<p>2017 has proven to be a banner year for books. Plenty of fantastic new releases have hit the shelves and, …

Books

Shenzhen’s Top 10 Children’s Books in China: Literature, Education, Picture Books

The Shenzhen Reading Forum has issued their list of 10 most popular children's books in China for 2017, as the children's book sector in China …

Books

“Great children’s books — the timeless kind, which...

<i>“Great children’s books — the timeless kind, which lodge themselves in the marrow of one’s being and seed into the young psyche ideas that bloom again and again throughout a lifetime — radiate a beauty and profundity transcending age. They are books for all of us and for all time. Here are seven</i> …

Books

A Roundup of 2017's Best Book Lists for Kids and Teens

As the year draws to a close, critics, reviewers, websites, and awards committees have been presenting their roundups of the year’s favorites. We’ve …

Cultural Sensitivity in Children’s Books

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “The Vetting of Children’s Books: Is It Sensitivity or Censorship?” (front page, Dec. 24):<p>As the author of a children’s book, I congratulate you for tackling the complex question of who judges cultural sensitivity in children’s books.<p>As my book reflects my global life in many …

Race & Ethnicity

Best Children’s Books of 2017 Lists

So many books have come out throughout the year, how can you be sure you’ve caught them all? Best of lists are probably a good place to start. …

Books

Childhood Adventures in Late-Night Reading

I am halfway through Robert Kimmel Smith’s <i>Chocolate Fever</i> when I hear a familiar, unsubtle <i>ahem</i>. Dad is an imposing man: when he clears his throat,</i> …

Books

Children’s Literature Festival ends

The second edition of the two-day Children’s Literature Festival, aimed at building passion for reading among children and parents, ended here on …

Children's Books

The 12 Kids' Books We're Reading on Repeat

Even though we have a bookcase full of children’s books, we end up reading the same rotation over and over. (Does that happen with you, too?) “I like …

7 Children's Books about Superheroes

I’d love to share some of my best material with you. This ebook is chock-full of practical tips and advice on how to feel less overwhelmed and better …

Bites of an Elephant: Books' Inceptions, Contracts, and Sales - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.<p>I would not want to be bitten by an elephant. Although such animals are herbivores, their nip would …

Why don’t romance novels get the respect they deserve?

<i>This story originally appeared in the Lily.</i><p>In college during summer and holiday breaks, I worked in a mall bookstore. Our most popular promotion was a summer one: buy two books, get one free. Romance readers loved it. One afternoon, an older woman filled up a milk crate with books, and told me as …

Writing

Writer's Digest Annual Conference 2018

Story Trumps Structure: How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking the Rules<p>This exclusive pre-conference event kicks off the 2018 Writer’s …

Erotic fan fiction writers share their sexiest explicit stories: Sherlock, Reylo and more! [Fandom Files #16]

There are no explicit sex scenes in Edgar Wright's cop comedy <i>Hot Fuzz</i>, and at no point during the 13 episodes of BBC's <i>Sherlock</i> do its two detectives …