Friday, April 29, 2016

Children's Books Roundup with PW

Wimpy Kid #11 Cover and Title Revealed
Today, Abrams/Amulet revealed the cover and title of Jeff Kinney's 11th volume in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down, goes on sale November 1, 2016. Kinney joined an exuberant crowd of fans in New York City during a live webcast in partnership with Scholastic Reading Club. more


From the Guardian:
The battle over banning Looking for Alaska continues in Kentucky. Click here
From School Library Journal:
Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors. Click here
From the New York Times:
Review for Tuck Everlasting: A Lyrical Meditation on Life, Death and Immortality. Click here
From the Washington Post:
YA author Jessica Spotswood on why girls want more than to just have fun. Click here
From the Atlantic:
The Absurd Joy of Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Click here
From Tablet:
Children's Books and Censorship. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
This Woman Painted The First Page of Harry Potter on Her Wall. Click here
From Romper:
17 Books Every Parent Should Read Their Child Before They Can Talk. Click here
From the Guardian:
Unseen Beatrix Potter illustration to go on display for the first time. Click here
From the Guardian:
Illustration for The Little Prince goes up for auction. Click here
From Publishing Perspectives:
Kalimat publisher Sheikha Bodour of Sharjah: "We have to be ahead of the curve." Click here
From Entertainment Weekly:
American Born Chinese author Gene Luen Yang. on writing outside his comfort zone. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
See This Timeline of Fred And George Weasley's Pranks. Click here
From Mental Floss:
Nine Facts About Peter Rabbit. Click here
From the Guardian:
Why the Shakespeare authorship question matters to teenagers. Click here
From PopSugar:
These 17 New Kids' Books Deserve a Spot on Your Child's Bookshelf. Click here

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