Friday, May 06, 2016

The Children's Books Roundup with PW

A Children's Bookstore to Pop Up in the Bronx
Playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey, age 66, is the latest children's book author to add "bookseller" to his many accomplishments. He would like to open a pop-up children's bookstore in the Bronx in September. more

Classic Children's Books by Helen Borten
Return to Print

The work of children's author-illustrator Helen Borten, whose books were published starting in the 1950s, is returning to print via Flying Eye Books, the children's imprint of Nobrow Press, beginning with Do You Hear What I Hear? and Do You See What I See?, releasing this month. more

In Brief: May 5, 2016
This week, a publisher donates books for a cause; fans hone their writing skills with a favorite author; an author sends his books to Princeton; and an author launches his new mystery-adventure series. more

From Entertainment Weekly:
Veronica Roth reveals Carve the Mark, the first book in her new sci-fi duology. Click here
From the Associated Press:
Judy Blume Talks Tumblr, Possible New Book. Click here
From the Atlantic:
The Lorax and Literature's Moral Obligation. Click here
From Entertainment Weekly:
The cover and an excerpt from Adam Gidwitz's medieval adventure, The Inquisitor's Tale. Click here
From the Guardian:
Confessions of a book vandal: why I tear the endings out of library books, and started with Treasure Island. Click here
From GalleyCat:
Nerdist Team to Publish a Fantasy YA Novel Through Inkshares. Click here
From Book Riot:
When Your Children Don't Love Your Favorite Childhood Stories. Click here
From the Guardian:
Julie Kagawa picks her top 10 dragons in fiction. Click here
From the L.A. Weekly:
Lifelong Star Wars Fanatic Cecil Castellucci Literally Wrote the Book on Princess Leia. Click here
From the Romper:
11 Children's Books That Teach Inclusion. Click here
From the NYTBR:
Pseudonymous Bosch writes about his pseudonym, and coming out from behind it. Click here
From Barnes and Noble:
Sherman Alexie Shares His Nine Favorite Picture Books. Click here
From NCAC:
Watch What You Tweet: Schools, Censorship, and Social Media. Click here
From the Guardian:
See which books made the Branford Boase Award shortlist for debut novel in the U.K. Click here
From the Guardian:
Decisions, decisions... and why you need to make them, by YA author Morgan Matson. Click here
From the Guardian:
Shockheaded Peter: sinister, subversive – and horrifically unforgettable. Click here
From Bustle:
6 Fictional Teachers from Children's Books Who Taught Us Life Lessons. Click here
From Hypable:
Alyson Noël discusses the heart-racing world of Unrivaled. Click here
From Justine:
The Mother-Daughter Book Club author's book recommendations for mother and daughters to enjoy together. Click here
From Brightly
10 Must-Have Books for Four-Year-Olds. Click here

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