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Picture This: Stephen Colbert's 'I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)'

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Picture This: Stephen Colbert's 'I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)'

Los Angeles Times – 2012-06-17

The satirical TV host's faux children's book, inspired by Maurice Sendak, inspires and turns out be remarkably patriotic."I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" (Grand Central: $15.99), Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert's bestselling satirical jab at the I'm-a-celebrity-so-that-qualifies-me-to-write-a-children's-book fad began as a joke during his memorable interview with the late children's book author Maurice Sendak in January.
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On Feb. 15 Apple unveiled the terms of its new in-app content subscription service—which received an icy response from many publishers and app developers. The very next day, Google unveiled its... | Online Journalism Review – 2011-07-26

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Random House launches first colour picture e-books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 08:07 Random House Children's Books has released its first four-colour picture e-books, marking the start of its e-book publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-15

Apple’s Newsstand, subscription terms paint confusing picture for news apps

Apple is sending publishers conflicting signals about the future of content subscriptions on iPhone and iPad apps. As reported Thursday, the company has changed its app requirements to give... | Poynter. – 2011-06-09

Waterstone's launches second Picture This comp

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Reading a picture book, on an iPad

Reading a picture book really only worked one way: Place a child on your lap, crack the book's spine, turn the paper pages with your hand and begin the story of Pat the bunny, Max and the wild things... | The Washington Post – 2011-03-15

Papers guilty of contempt for publishing website picture

Two papers, The Sun and the Daily Mail, were today found guilty of contempt of court over the use of pictures on their websites.In what is believed to be a first, two high court judges ruled that the... | Guardian – 2011-03-03

Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

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Wall Street Journal Uses Arthur Sulzberger's Picture To Illustrate 'Girly Man' Feature

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Feast for the eyes: A baker's dozen of new picture books for kids

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... | Seattle Times – 2010-03-20

Christ picture: absconding publisher gets interim bail

Shillong, Mar 9 (PTI) The Gauhati High Court bench here today granted interim bail to an absconding publisher, whose school text-books carried a scandalous representation of Jesus Christ. | Press Trust of India – 2010-03-09

Arrest warrant against Christ picture publisher

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President, First Lady Send Picture Book Skyrocketing

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