Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-15
This elegant, playful prequel provides the back story to the narcoleptic genius in the 'Mysterious Benedict Society' series.The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict
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Salon.com – 2015-03-14
Too often we squelch curiosity in favor of tests, compliance and discipline. Education doesn't have to be that way
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-03-19
'Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,' says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems. The post Why Reading Translated Kids’...
CBC – 2015-03-21
Tintin in America is having a rough week in Canada. Some people want the controversial text, riddled with native stereotypes, off bookstore shelves. But that misses the point of the benefits of these...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-03-25
The publishing arm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America is launching a children's imprint for the general trade.
Salon.com – 2015-03-28
Backlash against overtesting, "accountability" and Common Core is right on. Here's how we empower teachers and kids
The Huffington Post – 2015-04-03
Mental health disorders can be so complex that many adults can't comprehend them. So, how exactly do you explain them to children? Army veteran Seth Kastle encountered this problem with his own...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-07
The Boston Book Festival is expanding with a free, day-long festival just for kids, Hubbub: Creative Commotion for Kids, at the close of the school year.
The Huffington Post – 2015-04-15
K.A. Holt's poems have energy; to read one of her books is to go on an adventure. Which is why it's great that she's currently so focused on penning poetry for kids and young adults -- she takes the...
The Bookseller – 2015-04-17
Hyde Park Editions is launching a new series of children’s books, The Hyde Park Squirrels, written by its m.d. Nick Croydon and illustrated by Petra Brown. The books are about two squirrels:...
Salon.com – 2015-04-18
Our kids worship wealth and celebrities. We've lost track of school's real purpose -- exciting the mind
The Bookseller – 2015-04-24
House of Illustration is partnering with Curved House Kids, which promotes visual literacy skills among primary school children, to offer families in Islington the chance to publish their own book.
CNW – 2015-04-23
From May 2 to May 9, Canadian children's authors, illustrators and storytellers will embark on a cross-country tour to share stories and captivate the imaginations of children and teens TORONTO,...
The Huffington Post – 2015-04-24
In January, a group of five female students at Harvard Business School launched Lil' She & Lil' Me -- a movement to inspire young children by sharing the stories of real life female role models. "We...
The Bookseller – 2015-04-28
Foyles is planning a "Summer of Fun" children’s festival, featuring events with favourite characters such as Alice in Wonderland, Star Wars and Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep. The festival will take...
Reuters – 2015-04-30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will go to a public library in one of Washington's poorest neighborhoods on Thursday to talk about a plan to give low-income children access to 10,000...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-01
Plan your kids' galley haul with our listing of some of the show's unmissable books.
Salon.com – 2015-05-12
Students have a rich world available to them to develop and train their minds. It's not school -- but it could be
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-21
Epic!, an e-book subscription service for kids, is adding titles from another Big Five publisher to its inventory of 10,000 e-books.
BBC – 2015-05-26
Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton says children do not want feminist role models in their books.
The Bookseller – 2015-05-28
Oxford University Press has chosen hashtag as its ‘children’s word of the year’ because of its significant use in the 500 Words 2015 competition. The 500 Words competition was launched by...
Slate – 2015-05-29
On Thursday night, Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar were declared co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, making this the eighth bee in a row to name an Indian-American victor. In...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29
For the third year running, children’s book creators will take over an author’s stage for an entire day, and devotees of books for young readers will be happy to learn that today is that day.
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29
Guests at this morning’s annual Children’s Book and Author Breakfast will be entertained by a quartet of children’s book creators. The lineup is impressive: Nathan Lane, Oliver Jeffers,...
The Bookseller – 2015-05-30
At Book Expo America in New York today (Friday 29th May), Hachette Book Group c.e.o. Michael Pietsch, Little, Brown publisher Reagan Arthur, and bestselling author James Patterson are announcing the...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-02
Sales of comics for kids and YA readers continue to grow in the book trade along with the number and variety of kids comics on display from such publishers as Andrew McMeel, Papercutz, Toon Books,...
The Bookseller – 2015-06-05
Amazon UK has launched a subscription service for children that includes e-books, educational apps, videos and games. The company has launched the service at the same time as revealing a new Amazon...
The Huffington Post – 2015-06-09
How do you start a conversation with children on America’s legacy of racial injustice? You tell them the story of an artist who confronted segregation and exposed that legacy. A new picture book,...
The Huffington Post – 2015-06-11
Summer break is upon us! Your kids can't wait to hit the pool, hang with friends or escape to camp. You're worried they'll forget how to read -- the dreaded "summer slide" looms in your mind -- so...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-12
At libraries across the U.S., comics and graphic novel collections have shown strong, well-documented growth among children and teens over the last decade.
Salon.com – 2015-06-14
Gladwell's practice theory is only partly right. A host of things must line up for the would-be prodigy to thrive
Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18
Your kids deserve more than dry, fried chicken strips and ketchup, a cheeseburger and watery mac 'n' cheese. And in your quest to find a kids menu that doubles as a coloring book, you shouldn't be...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23
Citing consumer (especially parental) demand, General Mills announced today that it would remove all artificial flavors and colors from its cereal over the next two to three years. But what will...
San Jose Mercury News – 2015-06-24
A ride-hailing service that caters to youngsters is allowing them to book their own rides when mom and dad are too busy to drive.
The Huffington Post – 2015-06-24
If you've ever read the book or seen the movie "Fight Club," you've undoubtedly had this thought: "Wow, this would make a great children's book!" ... maybe. In a hilarious new video from Mashable,...
CNW – 2015-06-27
Book list officially kicks off the TD Summer Reading Club. TORONTO, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory joined Toronto Public Library to launch the TD Summer Reading Club to keep kids reading...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-30
Personal Creations show how long it takes kids to read classic books, from Clifford the Big Red Dog to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The post How Long It Takes Kids to Read Popular Books...