Friday, September 25, 2015

Children's Book News with PW

Publishers Tracking Trends in the Educational Space
To address the needs of teachers and librarians, school and library publishers are developing apps, handouts, social media campaigns, and more. Read on for the ways companies are innovating to help educators. more

Brooklyn Book Festival in Photos
Readers, authors, and publishers gathered on September 19 and 20 for the 10th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. See highlights from the children's events, including some kid lit cosplay, live illustration demonstrations, and star-author-studded panels. more


From the Bookseller:
Barefoot Books cuts its U.K. operations, reducing its number of titles. Click here
From Vanity Fair:
Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak Gets an Origin Story and May Soon Exist in Real Life. Click here
From the Bookseller:
The Roald Dahl estate confirms that the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in the U.K. has come to an end. Click here
From Entertainment Weekly:
Imaginary friends are having a moment in children's books this fall. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
The 37 Best YA Books Of All Time. Click here
From Ars Technica:
The iPad and your kid—digital daycare, empowering educator, or something bad? Click here
From the Huffington Post:
Minimalist Book Covers Test Your Knowledge Of Kid Lit. Click here
From the Bookseller:
Quercus Children's Books integrates into Hachette in the U.K. Click here
From NPR:
Some Kids' Books Are Worth the Wait: "They Do Take Time," Says Kevin Henkes. Click here
From the Christian Science Monitor:
The Barron Prize encourages youths who "make the world better." Click here
From the Huffington Post:
Justin Sayre Opens Up About His New Book, Husky. Click here
From Noodle:
16 Books for Science Lovers of All Ages. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
A Dad Turned All the Ridiculous Things He Ends Up Saying to His Kids into a Book. Click here
From Book Riot:
A discussion of the appeal of magical boarding schools. Click here

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