Children's Books

Inside the True Story Behind Winnie the Pooh

The true story behind Winnie the Pooh, one of the most beloved characters in the history of children’s literature, is coming to life in <i>Goodbye</i> …


An Education In Making Money - Educational Development Corp. Stock Is Set To Soar

Children’s bookseller Educational Development Corp. has experienced high revenue growth in recent years, thanks to its Home Business …


BY THE BOOK: Muthoni wa Gichuru

Arts & Culture<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 9 Hours Ago<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Muthoni wa Gichuru is a Kenyan author who has written a …


5 of the Best Children’s Books About Disabilities

Did you know that more than 12% of the U.S. population has a disability? While its not always easy to explain disability to children, books have a …


Child calls for children's books to be 'taken seriously'

Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Lauren Child will discuss how children’s books need to be taken more seriously at a BookTrust lecture on Thursday …


Statues vandalized with swastikas

Two iconic Portland statues were vandalized with swastikas and other graffiti.

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Walliams' fifth picture book Boogie Bear coming next month

David Walliams has revealed his fifth picture book with illustrator Tony Ross will be called <i>Boogie Bear</i>.<p>Set to hit shelves on 16th November, the …


Diesel bookstore collecting children’s books for wildfire victims

When a family loses everything it owns in a fire, there is little that can bring it solace.<p>For children, however, books offer some comfort. They have …


6 Adorable Children’s Books for Halloween

Halloween may traditionally be a time for all things horrifying, but it’s also a time for things that are cute. Sometimes you see a monster, and …


Talking to my 8-year-old about her dyslexia

We told my 8-year-old daughter recently that she has dyslexia. It felt like the right time to put a name to her struggle, and her second-grade teacher thought it might be empowering. Another child in the class had recently laughed at Viv when she tried to read out loud, and we had noticed that she …


A bookstore visit from the future of publishing.

I love asking customers — especially kids — to guess how many books we have in our store. “One hundred?” the littlest ones ask, looking around at the …


Busan: Director Chowdhury Sets ‘Rickshaw Girl’ for March Shoot

16 October 2017 11:01 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »<p>Bangladeshi filmmaker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury (“Aynabaji”) …

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New Designer of the Year winner Williams lands publishing deal

Jake Williams, winner of the Business Design Centre’s New Designer of the Year 2017, has signed a three book deal with Pavilion Children's Books.


10 kids' books you’ll benefit from reading again in your 20s

Though they sometimes may not look like much, many children’s books are actually full of little gems of wisdom. Hidden between their colorful pages …


6 Great YA And Children’s Books About Fall

I’ve gathered about some great fall reads for kids. Some of these “fall” squarely in the kid lit column, while others are more YA, but I wanted to …

'The Bear and the Piano' film voiced by Lumley

David Litchfield’s <i>The Bear and the Piano</i> will be narrated by Joanna Lumley in an “entrancing” film.

Dealing with monsters: why adults need kids books now more than ever

In a turbulent world, it’s helpful to have places like Alice’s Wonderland where the grown-up world is refracted, not reflected<p>• What are some of your favourite kids’ books to re-read as an adult? Let us know in the comments<p>As the majority of the so-called adults in charge across the globe begin to …


School Librarian Rejects Melania Trump Book Donation For The Most Savage Reasons

At Cambridge Elementary School in Massachusetts, a librarian rejected first lady Melania Trump's book donation to the school as a way to commemorate …

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Baba Yaga on the Ganges

Allahabad, INDIA — I grew up in Allahabad, a city in northern India on the banks of the Ganges, in the 1980s. Not much happened there, apart from the two seasonal festivals — Holi, which marks the end of winter, and Diwali, the greeter at winter’s doorstep.<p>The rest of the world was far away. There …


Mipcom: Penguin Random House to Publish ‘Cleo & Cuquin’ Books

One of the world’s leading trade publishers, Penguin Random House, will publish the children’s books series based on “Cleo & Cuquin,” a pre-school …

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Best Children’s Books For Your Hogwarts House, and Yes, Little Women Is Included - Wit Beyond Measure

If the Hogwarts library was filled with Muggle books, we think these would be the perfect books for each of the individual houses. We think of it as …


Oh, the things you hear! Dr. Seuss under fire from politically correct mob

Steven Senne, Associated PressA mural that features Theodor Seuss Geisel, also know by his pen name Dr. Seuss, rests on a wall near an entrance at …


25 Acts of Kindness

Donate to a local food bank<p>Volunteer at the humane society<p>Buy a stranger their cup of coffee<p>Buy a struggling family their groceries for the week<p>Leave …


Pictures of the week

This week Michael Longley was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2017 while Quentin Blake and John Yeoman celebreated 50 Years of Children's Books.

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Indie bookseller Mcfarlane talks Shop with Troika

Tamara Mcfarlane, the owner of award-winning indie bookshop Tales on Moon Lane, has signed a three-book deal with kids’ publisher Troika.


Everyday Advocacy Matters - October 2017

Drumroll, please! At Beyond the Horizon, AASL’s 18th National Conference and Exhibition, our school library colleagues will launch brand-new national …


Developers offer to buy Dr. Seuss mural decried as racist

SAN DIEGO – He was a doctor who made house calls, millions and millions of them, and his unique and wildly popular prescriptions influenced the way …


Interactive Children Books Harness The Power Of Your Tablet

Avant-Goût StudiosCreated a new interactive children’s book called the Esca’Pad in Madagascar, which uses augmented reality technology and the power …

The Laureate na nÓg writes - from the Aras to the ploughing!

<b>Read the latest blog from celebrated illustrator and Children's Laureate PJ Lynch...</b><p>Just back from holidays, and I am honoured to be asked to help …

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Devotee-run publishing house Samhita Press presents their first…

Devotee-run publishing house Samhita Press presents their first children’s books.<br>Samhita Press is a new, devotee-run publishing house with focus on …

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