AdWeek – 2012-02-10
After seeing Samsung's spirited swing at Apple users, Amazon's continuing anti-Apple pandering just feels weak. The new ad for the Kindle Fire pits a dorky, single iPad user against a Kindle-reading...
The Bookseller – 2012-02-03
Crime and thriller authors, almost all American, make up every one of the top 10 most borrowed...
Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-27
Last Monday, the American Library Association announced its annual Youth Media Awards at its Midwinter conference, held this year in Dallas. The 2012 John Newbery Medal went to author Jack Gantos for...
San Jose Mercury News – 2011-12-16
LONDON -- Russell Hoban, the prolific fantasy and children's author perhaps best known for "Riddley Walker," a post-apocalyptic novel that relied on a language he created, has died, his publisher...
San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-12-07
(12-06) 15:08 PST SAN FRANCISCO, (AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. says it will buy 450 of educational and consumer book publisher Marshall Cavendish Corp.'s U.S. children's book titles. Seattle-based Amazon...
SacBee – 2011-12-05
Among our joyful holiday jobs is selecting books for our children. It's tough duty with too many choices. To make it easier, we're giving you capsule reviews of our favorites. Reproduced by...
BusinessWeek – 2011-10-10
The only exception I can take to Love and Capital, Mary Gabriels absorbing, affectionate and altogether exemplary biography of Karl and Jenny Marx and their children, is the title. Love the...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-29
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 08:15 Ebury Press and Random House Children's Books have signed two separate three-book deals with crime writer Jane Casey....
The Bookseller – 2011-09-21
Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:10 This years Bookseller Childrens Conference will focus on the range of digital opportunities now available to publishers for...
SacBee – 2011-09-12
Four years ago a most remarkable book appeared among the new publications for children.
The Bookseller – 2011-08-31
Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 08:05 Penguin is aiming to bring traditional family storytelling into the digital arena with a new picture book reader app, Me Books,...
SacBee – 2011-08-29
Just in time for the back-to-school season, here's a new crop of picture books that put an entertaining focus on the classroom.
ZDNet – 2011-08-24
Most children today would rather read Facebook and newspapers than traditional scripts and texts. But children arent reading less; and online media may be helping literacy.
The Bookseller – 2011-08-15
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 15:17 The Way With Words festival is celebrating its 20th year by launching a new family arts and books event in south London this...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-05
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:01 Canongate has bought a childrens book written by the lead singer of American indie rock band The Decemberists. Senior editor...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-05
Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 14:23 Publishers have welcomed the news that Amanda Ross, Cactus TV md, may launch a television programme dedicated to childrens...
GigaOM – 2011-07-28
It's no secret that most college students aren't crazy about textbooks. But will moving required reading materials to an e-book format really change all that? Recent market research indicates that it...
The Bookseller – 2011-07-25
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 08:46 Foyles continues its free book giveaway today (25th July), offering five titles free to children and teen readers. The five...
The Bookseller – 2011-06-17
Written By: Rachel Bradley Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:07 A guide to astronomy and a pop-up guide to how the world works are among the shortlisted titles for the first Royal Society...
Reuters – 2011-06-14
* Author turns down $1 mln advance from big publisher (Note use of expletive in paragraphs 1, 4, 7)
The Bookseller – 2011-05-26
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:00 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second...
The Bookseller – 2011-05-26
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 11:17 Titles from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Dick King Smith and Arlene Phillips are among the choices in Richard and Judy's second...
The Bookseller – 2011-05-13
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 10:47 Canongate has bought a foul-mouthed gift book for exhausted parents, which has been the subject of intense hype in the United...
The Bookseller – 2011-05-09
Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:28 Publishers sales of childrens books fell by almost 7% during 2010, from 190m in 2009 to 177m in 2010, marking a third...
PC World – 2011-04-23
For kids, learning the alphabet isn't exactly as easy as A-B-C. While you and I may have mastered the alphabet from books or television, children today are just...
SacBee – 2011-04-18
NEW YORK Above a rooftop in Jakarta or the Indus River in Pakistan, the moon looms large in the childhood memories of Maya Soetoro-Ng, but President Barack Obama's little sister hadn't realized...
San Jose Mercury News – 2011-03-17
Apple has changed how purchases inside iPhone and iPad games are authorized after customers complained that their kids were racking up hundreds of dollars worth of charges.
The Bookseller – 2011-03-07
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 07/03/2011 - 09:00 Sainsbury's has launched a range of own brand pre-school children's books, publishing eight titles in collaboration with...
The Bookseller – 2011-03-02
Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 07:22 Former childrens laureate Michael Morpurgo and Tracy Beaker author Jacqueline Wilson have spoken out in support of the...
The Bookseller – 2011-03-01
Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 16:09 Kate Atkinson has knocked Jamie Oliver off the top of the charts, thanks largely to a spot in W H Smith's "£2.99 if you buy the...
The Bookseller – 2011-02-18
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:29 The case for the importance of libraries to children's reading is backed up by the latest library loan figures released by the...
The Bookseller – 2011-02-14
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Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07
From time to time bookstore owners are forced to turn to their kids for help, especially during the holidays, when there never seem to be enough booksellers. But last fall a group of teens and tweens...
The Bookseller – 2011-01-27
Written By: Lisa Campbell A children's book written by Jo Nesbo is among the choices in Richard and Judys Childrens Book Club, which launched in W H Smith today [27th January]. The husband-and...
Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-05
Barnes & Noble has introduced a Nook kids for iPad application. The app makes B&N's digital catalog of children's content--which includes 100 new interactive kids' books--available on the e-reading...
CNN – 2010-07-12
It's not uncommon these days for people to know how to build websites and create blogs. That's largely because sites like WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr have simplified the process, so you don't have...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-01
For the second time in four years, a Jewish group is calling for the removal of a title...
ABC via Yahoo!7 News – 2010-03-24
Award-winning Australian children's book author Patricia Wrightson has died aged 88.
Seattle Times – 2010-03-20
Kids' books: A roundup of new picture books includes Carl, the baby-sitting Rottweiler; Chester, the hilariously egotistical cat; Captain Small Pig, who heads out in rowboat with his friends; and...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-17
Dutton has revealed the cover art and first printing for John Grisham's first book for young...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-25
Penguin Young Readers Group in the U.S. and Hodder & Stoughton in the U.K. announced today that...
Washington Post – 2009-12-17
I share this secret only with recluses like myself who lack the imagination to conceive of any gift better than a book. If you are buying for a child -- particularly if you are in a last-minute...
Reuters – 2009-02-20
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Walt Disney Company said Thursday it has paid an undisclosed amount for Kerpoof Studios, a creator of online tools that kids can use to make artwork, write...
Detroit News – 2009-02-16
Thousands of kids detailed their hopes and expectations for President Barack Obama in letters and drawings as part of a worldwide project, with 150 chosen for a free e-book being released on...
Reuters – 2009-02-05
Reuters - The Bosnian version of one of America's best-known children's bedtime books, "Goodnight Moon," was launched on Thursday to help sick children at a Sarajevo cancer clinic.
Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-07
Stone Arch Books has reached an agreement with DC Comics to produce a series of illustrated chapter books based on DC Comics heroes.
Publishers Wekly – 2008-12-16
The job losses at Macmillan yesterday were as much about adjusting to the recession as they were about CEO John Sargents determination to centralize some of the companys operations, a decision...
Austin American-Statesman – 2008-10-25
Babar, Goosebumps, 39 Clues and a lot more! Fasten your car seats and pack up those Goldfish it's going to be a busy weekend for kids and young adults at the Texas Book Festival.
The Observer-Dispatch – 2008-10-25
The Colgate Student Music Theater Company will present an adapted version of Charlottes Web in a workshop at 2 p.m. today at the Palace Theater, 19 Utica St.
The News-Press – 2008-10-21
Young girls are growing up too fast and one national author and activist wants it stopped.
Niles Daily Star – 2008-10-10
DOWAGIAC - Reese Haller figures he's famous, even if writing five books and appearing as a motivational speaker before 15,000 people hasn't yet made him rich enough for a limousine.
Publishers Wekly – 2008-10-08
John Wiley imprint Howell Book House is partnering with The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) on a new series focused on the connection children share with animals.
Publishers Wekly – 2008-10-06
The $163 million purchase of Publications International Ltd.'s children's publishing division has been called off.
Centre Daily Times – 2008-09-29
"Publicity" is not one of the words Jamie Lee Curtis includes in her latest children's book, "Big Words for Little People."
New York Times – 2008-09-02
Scholastic is releasing The 39 Clues, a new series by Rick Riordan that is tied to a Web-based game and collectors cards.
The Bookseller – 2008-07-29
Jeanne Willis, Chris Riddell and Tim Warnes...
First Coast News – 2008-07-09
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts coach Tony Dungy has written a children's book he hopes will inspire kids to follow their big dreams.
Publishers Wekly – 2008-06-23
Worthwhile Books, the new childrens book imprint of comics publisher IDW, has announced its upcoming slate of books for fall and spring, including a number of childrens books by Emmy and Peabody...
Publishers Wekly – 2008-06-23
Chauni Haslet was unable to find a buyer for All for Kids Books & Music and will retire at the end of the month.
Publishers Wekly – 2008-06-23
RC2 Corp., which produces toys and other products primarily for the preschool market, has acquired the children's publishing group from Publications International for $163 million.
San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-21
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who collaborated with his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, on her memoir, is writing a children's book about a mouse that goes to space. "On my first space...
BBC – 2012-02-18
A book about a boy and his terminally ill mother, conceived by a writer who herself died from cancer, wins a prize decided solely by young readers.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19
In Nina LaCour's young-adult novel, a post-high-school road trip teaches a guy and gal about love and letting go.The Disenchantments
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-22
TV host Stephen Colbert has written a children's book about a flag pole trying to find out who it really is.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-26
The dystopian 'Partials' kicks off a young adult series by Dan Wells. It follows a teenage girl searching for a cure to a virus wiping out the human race.Partials
The Bookseller – 2012-02-28
Printed book sales slumped 11% last week as children returned to school and adults to work...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-04
In 'Embrace,' the opener in a young adult series by Jessica Shirvington, teenage Violet discovers she is an angel. There are similarities to Stephenie Meyers' 'Twilight Saga.'Embrace
Hindustan Times – 2012-03-06
A leading publisher of children’s books is taking a big step into the electronic market. Scholastic Inc. is developing ...
CBC – 2012-03-06
leading U.S. publisher of children's books Scholastic Inc. is taking a big step into the electronic market by developing an app called Storia, which includes around 1,300 e-books and multimedia...
CNW – 2012-03-09
OTTAWA, March 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Now in its sweet 16th year, the Canadian Wildlife Federation's WILD magazine, for youth ages 5 to 14, is the recipient of a prestigious
Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-11
This is a strong start to a two-part sci-fi series in which teens rent out their bodies to wealthy older people, who control them via neurochip.Starters
Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-18
In his latest middle-school novel, the author pokes fun at reality TV's outdoor adventure shows with a Florida-based tale that's as funny as it is informative.Chomp
SacBee – 2012-03-20
Gail Carson Levine's gleefully snarky poems in "Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It" go a long way in turning this high-minded literary form into a joy for youngsters and their adults.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-25
In the first book in the 'Ascendance Trilogy,' a medieval con man trains orphan boys to impersonate a missing prince.The False Prince
Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-01
The book ladles on the grisly details in the life of 17-year-old Jazz Dent, son of a serial killer.I Hunt Killers
Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-11
Adam Mansbach's 'Go the F— to Sleep' was fun for adults. 'Seriously, Just Go to Sleep' lets the kids in on the joke. And now he has projects to keep him awake.A year ago, Adam Mansbach was an...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-12
Adam Mansbach's picture book 'Go the F--- To Sleep' is now available in a kid-friendly version called 'Seriously, Go To Sleep.'
San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-04-12
As the Jewish holiday of Passover is celebrated around the world, one organization is making sure that the United States' next generation of Jewish children doesn't lose track of its cultural...
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
The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-27
When Worldreader, a nonprofit organization, sent 600 Kindles to Ghana, USAID found that the devices gave kids there more access to books, better reading scores, and access to international news. The...
GigaOM – 2012-05-02
Amazon doesn't like middlemen. With Amazon Publishing, the company signs authors up directly to write books. Now the company is searching for more content creators. Amazon Studios is inviting...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-06
'Insurgent,' the second installment of Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' trilogy, follows lead characters Tris and Tobias as their bond is battle-tested when they rise up against their dystopian society's...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-13
'The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom' by Christopher Healy tells the real story of fairy-tale princes. Prince Charming, for example, is a pampered wimp.The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom
Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-20
Katherine Longshore tells the fictionalized story of Henry VIII's fifth wife, Catherine Howard, from the perspective of a friend.Gilt
Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-27
A kickoff to a new, four-part paranormal romance series called Soul Seekers, 'Fated' by Alyson Noel is about a teen girl who finds she descends from a line of shamans. Fated
CBC – 2012-06-01
West Coast author Kit Pearson has won a 2012 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award for her novel The Whole Truth.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-06-03
In Diana Renn's work, 'Tokyo Heist,' Violet lives with her artist dad for a summer in a mystery novel about the art world, mobsters and all things Japanese.Tokyo Heist
The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-15
Once a week I devote this column to Y.A. literature with a focus on the growing trend of grownups reading the category. Today there's a twist on that theme, but like reading Y.A., it's as...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-06-17
The Urban Flip series about cheerleaders and jocks is written at a third-grade level but looks like teen books. And although the backdrop isn't new, the scenarios and dialogue are authentic.The...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-06-24
Fairy-tale tropes are taken for a spin in 'Between the Lines,' a collaboration between bestselling writer Jodi Picoult and her teen daughter, Samantha van Leer. Between the Lines
Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-01
Resilience is at the heart of 'I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001,' the author's latest installment in her historical fiction series for young readers.There's no easy way to talk with...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-12
Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman has signed a new 5-book deal with HarperCollins, it was announced Wednesday.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-22
A perfectionist teenage girl oppressed by her father rescues a cat that turns out to be a shape-shifter.The Girl With Borrowed Wings
Hindustan Times – 2012-07-25
JK Rowling has decided to get 40ft high, two-storey Hogwarts-style tree houses built for her two youngest children in the back garden of her Edinburgh mansion.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-29
The basketball captain and father introduces a book series meant to encourage kids to pick up books and take control of their surroundings.NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about...
Boston.com – 2012-07-31
J.K. Rowling's next book is for adults, but she will be on hand this fall to help promote a new club for kids, the Harry Potter Reading Club.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-08-19
In the first of a series, the author bends and modernizes the sea nymph tale. Mean girls, a neophyte siren and first love are all at play. Wake
The Bookseller – 2012-09-11
Retailer Toys R Us is set to launch a tablet for children in the US, pre-uploaded with a number...
The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-15
According to a new study from Bowker Market Research, adults make up the majority of people buying young adult fiction, and most of those grownups are buying the teen-targeted books for themselves....
BBC – 2012-10-07
Author JK Rowling has promised fans that her next published book will be for children.
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