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Picture books take kids back to school

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.

Digital content subscriptions: Apple, Google, and the big, bad picture

Online Journalism Review – 2011-07-26

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...

Painting a Different Picture

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-15

Once insulated from retail trends, in recent years art museum bookstores have been affected by the same ups and downs as other bricks-and-mortar stores—a softening of the overall retail market and...

Random House launches first colour picture e-books

The Bookseller – 2011-06-15

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...

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

Poynter. – 2011-06-09

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...

Waterstone's launches second Picture This comp

The Bookseller – 2011-05-03

Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 08:00 Waterstone's has launched its second Picture This illustration competition, partnering with HarperCollins, the Daily Telegraph and children's author Michael...

Reading a picture book, on an iPad

The Washington Post – 2011-03-15

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...

Papers guilty of contempt for publishing website picture

Guardian – 2011-03-03

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...

Mixed picture for indies as decline slows

The Bookseller – 2011-02-11

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 16:13 The rate of decline of independent bookshops slowed in 2010, according to Booksellers Association numbers, despite the testing...

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

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-27

Well, on the front page of the Journal's Weekend section this morning is a feature on how women from healthier populations prefer feminine-looking men. The piece is illustrated with a grid showing...

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

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...

Christ picture: absconding publisher gets interim bail

Press Trust of India – 2010-03-09

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.

Arrest warrant against Christ picture publisher

Press Trust of India – 2010-02-23

Shillong, Feb 23 (PTI) A local court today issued an arrest warrant against a Delhi-based publisher allegedly responsible for printing school text-books carrying an objectionable picture of Jesus...

Candlewick Signs Picture Book by Obama’s Sister

Publishers Wekly – 2009-04-02

Candlewick Press has acquired a picture book, Ladder to the Moon, by Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama. Soetoro-Ng is a writer and educator with a PhD in international comparative...

Maxim and Loaded lose ground in mixed picture for men's lifestyle ABCs

Media Week – 2009-02-12

LONDON - Dennis' Maxim and IPC's Loaded lost about 40% and 20% of their respective circulations year on year in the second half of 2008, according to today's magazine ABCs for the period July to...

President, First Lady Send Picture Book Skyrocketing

School Library Journal – 2009-02-06

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama not only surprised a group of second graders yesterday when they visited their school library at the Capital City Public Charter School in...

Children's Books: Picture-Book Politics

New York Times – 2008-10-15

Campaign biographies for kids are a sunny, upbeat lot, unlike the grown-up versions.

Framingham Man Sues Newspaper that Ran His Picture with Rape Story

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-13

A Framingham man is suing The MetroWest Daily News and its parent company for publishing a photo of him with an article about a man of the same name, who was charged with raping a Northborough...

OUP grows picture book list

The Bookseller – 2012-03-23

Oxford University Press has appointed a new commissioning editor with a view to expanding its...

Clarice Lispector: Four novels form a picture of Brazil novelist

Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-27

New translations of Clarice Lispector novels include the posthumous assemblage 'A Breath of Life,' 'Near to the Wild Heart,' 'Agua Viva.'For a handful of people, Clarice Lispector's "A Breath of...

‘Homer,’ by Elisha Cooper, a picture book about a very contented dog

The Washington Post – 2012-06-20

HOMER By Elisha Cooper Greenwillow. $16.99. Ages 4-7.   Although the setting is a beach house instead of a bull ring, Homer, a large yellow lab, is to dogs what Ferdinand was to bulls: Benign in...

Why writing an app is different to writing a children's picture book

Guardian – 2012-07-30

Moira Butterfield and Nosy Crow keen to see authors and publishers collaborating more on book-appsMany children's book-apps are based on existing print titles, with the original author's role...

OUP to launch digital picture books

The Bookseller – 2012-08-10

Oxford University Press children’s books is entering the digital picture book market as the...

New children's picture books by Jon Klassen, Patrick McDonnell and Jerry Pinkney are among the new titles.

Los Angeles Times – 2012-09-02

'This Is Not My Hat' is from Jon Klassen, creator of the award-winning 'I Want My Hat Back.'Picture books might be for kids who can't read, but parents have been known to enjoy them as well.

Templar starts digital picture book releases

The Bookseller – 2012-08-28

  Templar is readying its first e-book picture book releases for this autumn, as it...

Weldon Owen buys A Bigger Picture

The Bookseller – 2012-09-21

Illustrated reference publisher Weldon Owen has bought a title for its launch list by zoologist,...

Take Home an Original: Art Exhibit and Live Auction Celebrates the Art of the Picture Book

CNW – 2012-09-25

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Children's Book Centre is thrilled to invite you to celebrate Canadian picture books at an exciting and unique event in Montreal. Take Home...

One Direction? There's an augmented reality picture book app for them...

Guardian – 2012-11-12

Sony Music and Zappar's partnership is the latest attempt by the music industry to harness AR technologyOne Direction, the Rolling Stones, Kylie Minogue and Kiss. Now that's a supergroup in the...

Hachette produces digital picture books

The Bookseller – 2012-11-27

Hachette Children's Books has begun making its picture books available as e-books from...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins will release a picture book

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-11-30

Collins' book, which will be based around her own experiences with a father in the military, will be released this fall.

Would you snap a picture or pull the man to safety?

Poynter. – 2012-12-05

The Internet blew up with righteous criticism of the New York Post for publishing a photo of a man about to be crushed by a subway train and the photographer who took that picture. Any one of us...

Mystery of the Mirror's 'not to be published' picture of Princess Diana

Guardian – 2013-01-04

This previously unpublished picture of Princess Diana, taken prior to her marriage to Prince Charles, is being hyped into one of the great revelations of our time.One of the reasons is that the...

With 2 million members, Storybird is ‘reverse-engineering’ the picture book

GigaOM – 2013-01-24

"We've essentially taken a children's publishing imprint, put it on the web and turned it into social software," Mark Ury, the founder of Toronto-based storytelling site Storybird, says. Launched in...

Competition: Kids review picture books

Stuff – 2013-05-29

Stuff is teaming up with the NZ Post Children Books Awards in an initiative to promote the importance of books and reading, and to inspire New Zealand's future writers and illustrators.

Vienna's favourite picture book

Stuff – 2013-06-06

We have teamed up with the NZ Post Children's Books Awards and asked kids to tell us about their favourite books.

Simon & Schuster to publish Starr's picture book

The Bookseller – 2013-06-11

Simon & Schuster Children's in both the UK and US will be publishing a picture book...

This Gender-Inclusive Picture Book Teaches Kids Where Babies Come From

Fast Company – 2013-07-16

A new book provides a more comprehensive look at reproduction. Imagine a picture book that explains where babies come from--but never references gender. What Makes a Baby is described as "a book...

Gender stereotypes plague children’s picture books

Salon.com – 2013-07-18

A study finds nurturing mothers and breadwinning fathers remain ingrained in literature for young children

Pryce prison picture not an invasion of privacy, decides PCC

Guardian – 2013-07-19

The Press Complaints Commission has rejected a complaint that the Daily Telegraph intruded on the privacy of Vicky Pryce by publishing a picture of her in prison. It further rejected a complaint that...

Beckham to release picture book in October

Yahoo! News – 2013-07-31

LONDON (Reuters) - Former England soccer captain David Beckham will release a picture book in October featuring images from his playing career in a deal with a UK publishing unit of French media...

Why did the Daily Telegraph picture women sunbathing topless?

Guardian – 2013-08-02

The Daily Telegraph is well known for its interest in "top totty", usually of the royal variety while making public appearances. Today, however, the paper reveals an interest in topless totty who may...

Can You Tell How Dangerous A Neighborhood Is From Just A Picture?

Fast Company – 2013-08-15

Editor's NoteScroll down to see a full ranking of all of New York's neighborhoods by perceived class and perceived safety. In 1921, a young Swiss psychiatrist named Hermann Rorschach wrote a book...

Sarah Hanson-Young sues magazine over lingerie picture

Guardian – 2013-09-11

Greens senator says Zoo magazine made her look immature when it superimposed her head on to body of lingerie-clad modelAustralian Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says Zoo magazine made her look...

A Profile that Paints a Far Too Benign Picture of the Republicans' Proposed SNAP Changes

HuffingtonPost – 2013-09-26

The Washington Post today published a profile of Florida Republican Rep. Steve Southerland, focusing on his attack on the SNAP -- formerly food stamps --program. It's a piece I found interesting,...

Levenson to launch picture book venture

The Bookseller – 2013-11-18

Ellie Levenson, the author of The Noughtie Girl’s Guide to Feminism (Oneworld), has set up...

The 13 Best Children's, Illustrated, And Picture Books Of 2013

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-10

Young Mark Twain’s lost gem, the universe in illustrated dioramas, Maurice Sendak’s posthumous love letter to the world, Kafka for kids, and more treats for all ages.

Regional daily ditches picture desk

The Guardian – 2013-12-10

This may not be a first - but HoldTheFrontPage is reporting that the Manchester Evening News has ditched its picture desk.It says that both the picture editor and his deputy have not been replaced...

4 fabulous picture books for the young readers on your list

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-12-17

Top off your last-minute holiday shopping list with these four fabulous picture books for young readers.

A Picture Book To Teach Kids Typography

Fast Company – 2014-01-08

Jeremy Dooley created a new book--and an original font--to tutor tots on typeface.They say necessity is the mother of invention, but new parenthood isn't bad for coming up with new ideas either....

Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan announces new literacy program in partnership with the BIGA Picture, First Book Canada & the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

CNW – 2014-02-12

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest purveyor of books and creative inspiration, welcomed Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan and fiancé Kiara Morrison to Indigo...

Accused Robber Tries to Block Marin Independent Journal From Publishing His Picture

Editor & Publisher – 2014-02-11

The lawyer for an alleged serial robber is trying to stop the Marin Independent Journal from publishing photographs it has already published. "We consider this an outrageous attempt at...

Picture book debut to HarperCollins

The Bookseller – 2014-03-20

HarperCollins Children’s Books has acquired three books by debut picture book author Rob...

Walliams picture book up for prize

BBC – 2014-03-27

A picture book by comedy star David Walliams, his first in the format, is one of 24 titles for children that are in contention for this year's Booktrust Best Book Awards.

Correction: Picture of the Day, April 10, 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-11

In the April 10 edition of PW Daily, Harlan Coben's editor, Ben Sevier, was misidentified in the caption for the Picture of the Day. He is the editor in chief of Dutton, Coben's publisher, not...

Picture book Dinosaur Roar! to become stage show

The Bookseller – 2014-04-14

Kids entertainment company Nurture Rights has signed an exclusive deal for Birmingham Stage...

Shape Magazine Will Feature Blogger's Shirtless Post-Weight Loss Picture After All

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-13

Brooke Birmingham refused to put a shirt on for Shape magazine -- and now she won't have to. Birmingham, who lost 172 pounds over four years, chronicled her weight loss journey on her healthy...

Times Internal Report Painted Dire Digital Picture

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-15

A 96-page internal New York Times report, sent to top executives last month by a committee led by the publisher’s son and obtained by BuzzFeed, paints a dark picture of a newsroom struggling more...

BEA 2014: A Picture Is Worth a...

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-29

The view from the 14th floor of Kim Weiss’s South Florida high-rise is spectacular.

Three­-dimensional picture books are now available for visually impaired children

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-06-25

CU­-Boulder's Tactile Picture Books Project is using three­-dimensional-printing to bring the joy of picture books to the blind and visually impaired.

‘Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas’ picture book beautifully celebrates beast and man

The Washington Post – 2014-07-02

Boston Public Garden and Christchurch, New Zealand, seem worlds apart until you read this tale of an eight-foot-long elephant seal determined to make her home in the heart of a city park. Make way,...

For $40, CaseCam lets you be in that group picture taken on your iPhone

GigaOM – 2014-07-24

Need a combination tripod and timed or remote shutter for your iPhone? Consider the CaseCam, which uses a mirror that doubles as a stand, along with special software that can snap a pic from another...

Australian jihadist tweets picture of son posing with head of Syrian soldier

CBC – 2014-08-11

An Australian newspaper on Monday published a photograph of a child it said was the son of an Australian convicted terrorist holding aloft the severed head of a Syrian soldier.

The Big Picture: That's no moon, that's a movie theater

Engadget – 2014-08-21

What do you do after you've retired from running the Official Star Wars fan club and magazine? You recreate the iconic space opera in your own home, of course -- at least that's what Vic Wertz and...

Bruce Springsteen picture book for S&S

The Bookseller – 2014-08-29

Simon & Schuster is to publish an adult picture book by Bruce Springsteen, based on his song...

Fat Fox acquires debut picture book author Tan

The Bookseller – 2014-09-16

Independent publisher Fat Fox Books has acquired the debut picture book from Wen Dee Tan, who...

Entering a Children’s Picture Book, Literally and Digitally

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-09-26

How can the digital age use the tried-and-true concept of a picture book to create something new and wonderful for children?

4 Big-Picture Lessons In Innovation From Steven Johnson And "How We Got To Now"

Fast Company – 2014-10-15

The PBS series--and Johnson's new book of the same name--tell the fascinating stories of mostly unsung innovators whose inventions have shaped modern life.Innovation is one of the buzzwords of the...

Jimmy Fallon Announces New Picture Book, 'Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA'

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-21

Attention all parents and/or Jimmy Fallon fans! The lovable "Tonight Show" host and dad to 1-year-old Winnie Rose has written a hilarious new picture book. Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of...

Little Tiger acquires Willis picture book

The Bookseller – 2014-10-23

Little Tiger has acquired The First Slodge, the new picture book by author Jeanne Willis and illustrator Jenni Desmond.   “We constantly look to diversify the Little Tiger list, and create...

S&S brings forward Malala picture book

The Bookseller – 2014-10-31

Simon and Schuster Children’s Books is bringing forward the publication of Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan in light of Malala’s recent win of the Nobel Peace...

Nosy Crow turns apps into picture books

The Bookseller – 2014-11-05

Nosy Crow will next year turn its fairy tale apps, including recent addition Jack and the Beanstalk, into picture books.   Digital manager Tom Bonnick told The Bookseller the decision was a...

'Double Take' Photo Book Paints A Powerful Picture Of Growing Up

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-07

Photographer Maggie Evans Silverstein opened her portrait studio 20 years ago, and as the years passed, many of her clients returned to have their photos taken multiple times. One particular client...

Picture Books For Adults That You Should Read Immediately

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-10

For generations, adults have accepted that growing up means putting aside picture books, a seeming necessity tweaked in Lewis Carroll’s paean to childhood, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland:...

VIDEO: Quentin Blake: We need more disabled children in picture books

BBC – 2014-11-11

Illustrator wants more disabled children in books

VIDEO: Picture This: Cowboys and East Indians

BBC World – 2015-01-06

In her book of short-stories, Nina McConigley describes what it is like to be the "wrong kind of Indian" in Wyoming

Force Your Children To Love Architecture With These Cutesy Picture Books

Fast Company – 2015-01-14

Curtain walls get kid-friendly. Here's a conundrum for overeager design-loving parents everywhere: How do you explain to a seven-year-old the wonders of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye or Mies van der...

2015 Kate Greenaway Medal picture book prize longlist - in pictures

The Guardian – 2015-02-10

Discover the 20 longlisted contenders for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2015, including former children’s laureate Anthony Browne, Mini Grey, Jim Kay, Catherine Rayner, Shaun Tan and Chris Riddell...

Little Tiger acquires debut picture books

The Bookseller – 2015-02-12

Little Tiger Press has acquired two picture books from debut writers; Katie McGinty Wants a Pet and Pirates in Pyjamas by Caroline Crowe. Katie McGinty Wants a Pet is about a girl who wants an...

New picture book imprint for Macmillan Children's

The Bookseller – 2015-02-19

Pan Macmillan will this autumn launch a children’s book imprint within Macmillan Children’s Books (MCB), to be run by Suzanne Carnell. Carnell is currently publishing director of picture books...

'Painting For Peace' Picture Book Helps Children Cope With Recent Events In Ferguson

The Huffington Post – 2015-02-20

It's trying, if not impossible, for grown adults to make sense of the devastating recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and related happenings around the country. If we can hardly understand how such...

Take a Picture. It’ll Last Longer.

Slate – 2015-03-05

In his book Camera Lucida, the French philosopher Roland Barthes calls cameras “clocks for seeing,” marveling at their inspiring and troubling ability to capture and arrest time, pulling people...

Walker buys picture book series from Ardagh and Elwick

The Bookseller – 2015-04-02

Walker Books UK has snapped up a new picture book series written “in complete  collaboration” by writer Philip Ardagh and illustrator Elissa Elwick.  Deirdre McDermott, picture book publisher...

Picture Books Parents Will Actually Want to Read Over And Over

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-02

Originally published on Kirkus You know what it's like. It's bedtime, and your tot reaches for a book you'd rather drink lye than read again. Here is a baker's dozen of antidotes, for babies up...

Personalised picture book becomes runaway bestseller

The Guardian – 2015-04-20

After winning the highest-ever valuation on BBCTV’s Dragon’s Den, The Little Girl (or Boy) Who Lost Her (or His) Name – designed for individual children – sells 500,000 copiesDavid...

5 picture books that bound into spring

Chicago Tribune – 2015-04-22

"The World in a Second"

Picture book nonsense from Eric Carle

The Bookseller – 2015-04-29

Puffin is to publish a new picture book by The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle. The Nonsense Show will celebrate surrealism, and will be published in October to coincide with US...

Children's Picture Book Awards winners revealed

The Bookseller – 2015-05-14

Books published by Templar, Bloomsbury Children’s, Andersen Press and Flying Eye Books are the winners of the 2015 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards, organised by the English Association.

U.N. picture book warns 100 million child farm workers of pesticides

Yahoo! News – 2015-05-14

By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new picture book aims to help show the nearly 100 million children who labor on farms how best to handle the toxic pesticides many are exposed...

Julianna Margulies publishing picture book

Yahoo! News – 2015-05-20

"The Good Wife" actress Julianna Margulies is to see her debut picture book published in May 2016. Publishers Weekly reports that Random House Children's Books is publishing her story...

Brands Pay This Instagrammer $15,000 to Include Their Products in a Picture

Advertising Age – 2015-05-21

Brands pay some Instagram users to include products in their pictures. It's among the latest frontiers in sponsored content. And one of these lucky Instagrammers, Danielle Bernstein, who runs the...

BEA 2015: Picture Perfect Stories

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-28

What started as a photography blog by former bond trader Brandon Stanton grew into the bestselling Humans of New York (St. Martin’s Press) in 2013. Now, with more than 12 million followers on...

Capstone acquires Oliver picture book

The Bookseller – 2015-05-30

Capstone has acquired a picture book by Carmen Oliver, author and founder of book agency The Booking Biz. Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies was created to encourage literacy and is about a little...

How To Talk To Kids About Racism In America -- With A Picture Book

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,...

Web Buzz: Lumy app tracks the sun to aid your picture-taking

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-21

Here's a simple photo app that will help lift your pictures out of the amateur zone.

'A Wailing of a Town' paints a vivid picture of San Pedro's punk scene

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-03

Ever since 1996's "Please Kill Me" by Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil, oral histories have become the go-to genre for underground music narratives. In "A Wailing of a Town," the latest addition to...

Picture book from rapper 'Doc Brown'

The Bookseller – 2015-07-07

The Walker Books Group will next year publish a picture book by rapper and actor Ben Bailey Smith across the Walker Entertainment and Candlewick Entertainment imprints.   Smith, who raps under the...

The Picture Book That Parents Worldwide—And Google Ventures—Can't Put Down

Fast Company – 2015-07-06

With 600,000 books sold, the startup Lost My Name is redefining personalization in publishing.There's no company sign or logo out front. No indication of any kind that this quiet stretch of...

Selfie incrimination: Thief accidentally takes picture of himself in act, police say

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-17

He's going to steal your phone. But first, let him take a selfie.

Motion Picture Academy reelects Cheryl Boone Isaacs as president

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-05

Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been reelected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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