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Not Just for Kids: \'The False Prince\' by Jennifer A. Nielsen

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Not Just for Kids: 'The False Prince' by Jennifer A. Nielsen

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
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Me Comics app digitises Transformers and My Little Pony comics for kids

British startup Made in Me launches new product after 1m downloads within existing Me Books app. By Stuart DredgeStuart Dredge | The Guardian – 2014-03-25

Canongate confirms Brand kids' books buy

Canongate has confirmed it is the publisher for a series of children's books by controversial... | The Bookseller – 2014-04-02

These Kids Are Published Authors At The Ages Of 10 And 12

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror movies to string theory -- with experts. Two... | The Huffington Post – 2014-04-04

FarFaria App Offers kids’ Stories for $3.99 Per Month

Offering a colorful and fanciful interface with more than 600 digital stories for kids, FarFaria is a subscription app for the iPad, providing unlimited access to its content for $3.99 a month. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-14

Marie-Louise Gay, Kathy Stinson shortlisted for kids' lit prize

Noted Canadian children's authors Marie-Louise Gay and Kathy Stinson are among the latest contenders for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards. | CBC – 2014-04-17

Kids author Kit Pearson wins B.C. award for literary excellence

Canadian writer Kit Pearson, the veteran author of acclaimed novels, fantasy tales and historical stories for young adults, is the latest recipient of the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Award... | CBC – 2014-04-23

Photographing Kids With Special Needs Isn't So Complicated. Let's All Do More Of It.

As the photo director for Parents magazine, I produce all sorts of fun shoots on a variety of subjects, but some projects are especially rewarding. That was the case with our recent "Life in a... | The Huffington Post – 2014-04-29

'The Baby Tree' Tells Kids Where Babies Come From So Parents Don't Have To

If you break out in a cold sweat just thinking about talking to your kids about where babies come from, you're not alone. In a trailer for Sophie Blackall's new book, The Baby Tree, it's clear that... | The Huffington Post – 2014-05-01

50 Of The Best Kids' Books Published In The Last 25 Years

Little kids may insist you read the same books over and over at bedtime (sometimes more than once in the same night), but that doesn't mean you can't stop trying to add variety to the mix. This new... | The Huffington Post – 2014-05-01

Religion Update Spring 2014: Love and Marriage, and Kids, and Books, Go Together

The topics of marriage and raising children are both evergreen and ever new for first-timers,” says Philis Boultinghouse, senior editor at Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-02

These Are The 5 Most Popular Books Among School-Aged Kids

When it comes to what students are choosing to read, a few books reign over all the others. A new study out Thursday from Renaissance Learning outlines the most popular fiction books among students... | The Huffington Post – 2014-05-08

Chinese Company Buys PIL's Kids' Unit

Chinese publisher and printer Phoenix Media has agreed to acquire the children's publishing unit of Lincolnwood, Ill.-based Publications International Ltd. (PIL) for $80 million. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-15

Teresa Toten, Anne Villeneuve win kids lit award

Toronto author Teresa Toten has earned another accolade for her young adult novel The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B, named one of the winners of the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards... | CBC – 2014-05-21

HarperCollins Offers Kids' E-books via Epic!

HarperCollins continues its support for subscription e-book services in a deal with Epic!, a children’s subscription service, adding 1,000 backlist kids’ e-book titles to the company's library. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-22

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For the second year in a row, children’s authors will grab the spotlight for an entire day at BEA. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

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New UK Competition to Find the “Next Big Thing” in Kids Books

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