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March 30, 2018
Over 120 exquisite interior and exterior shots exhibit a colorful survey of architecture, from a renovated liquor store to Carnegie libraries to the newest and most wired of information centers. In powerful, funny, and heartfelt essays, seven of Minnesota's best-known writers for children and young adults testifyÃâÃÂ ...
January 30, 2018
It changed the course of my life, leading me not only to explore the rest of Garner's work, but also, in time, the novels of Susan Cooper and Catherine Storr, Philippa Pearce and Diana Wynne Jones, Penelope Lively and Pat O'Shea, Orla Melling and Michael Scott – in short, great writers for children (andÃâÃÂ ...
January 5, 2018
Lisa Thompson's debut book, The Goldfish Boy — a story about a 12-year-old with OCD and his hunt for a missing toddler — was a bowlful of joy. The Light Jar, the follow-up, will secure her reputation as one of our most inventive writers for children of eight plus. There's nothing like an abandonment story,ÃâÃÂ ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
November 12, 2017
Author and playwright Roger McGough on how growing older has changed the way he writes. Wayne Savage ÃâÃÂ· firstname.lastname@example.org ... He's hailed as the patron saint of poetry and is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children and adults alike. We spoke to poet, performer, broadcaster, authorÃâÃÂ ...
October 23, 2017
A passion for pictures led Vicki Willden-Lebrecht to found a talent agency for book illustrators and authors that champions a collaborative approach. ... bulb moment led the entrepreneur to launch The Bright Group in 2003, aged 23 – the agency would represent illustrators and writers for children's books.
October 10, 2017
Approaching the first anniversary of the 7.8 magnitude Kaikoura earthquake, The Thunderbolt Pony by Auckland-based children's book author Stacy Gregg, was released earlier this month, exploring the impact earthquakes can have on a child's mental health. The new novel explored the story of a youngÃâÃÂ ...
September 30, 2017
Just so – and in the work of increasing numbers of contemporary writers for children, nature and language tangle wonderfully. I think here, among many others, of SF Said's Varjak Paw books, Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching novels (where natural knowledge is both praised and parodied), Michelle Paver'sÃâÃÂ ...
February 17, 2017
A short story by Iranian author, translator Mohammad Tolouei was published in the British newspaper Guardian on February 14. Titled 'Made in Denmark', it is one of the short stories in the collection 'Lessons by Father', interdependent stories themed on a father-son relationship, published in Persian byÃâÃÂ ...
February 26, 2015
Author and the brain behind the now iconic Karadi Tales, which made audio-books popular, Viswanath believes children's publishing is on the threshold of a big boom. She adds, “Writers for children understand the genre today so much better. In fact, many of the picture books from Karadi Tales over theÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 2013
Children's author Michael Buckley has spent a lot of time thinking about bullies. He's the bestselling author of the NERDS series, which features a bunch of nerdy kids who deal with bullies during the school day and moonlight as top-secret superheroes the rest of the time. “How hard it must be to be aÃâÃÂ ...
Books LIVE (blog)
December 31, 1999
Essential new reading from the no.1 Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography, which has sold more than 235,000 in the UK and is being translated into 17 languages, selling over half a million ... Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children.
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