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Press Release Fun: SLJ, MSRI Launch Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards
This year I will be co-chairing the Mathical Book Prize committee, so it is with extreme pleasure that I tell you about this new opportunity to get great books in schools. Or, to put it another way, FREE BOOKS!!! Come and get 'em!
Now Playing at Toronto Public Library: The IBBY Collection for Young People with Disabilities Exhibit
A brand spanking new exhibit is occurring at the Toronto Public Library. Opening tomorrow, it features the "best of the best" from the IBBY Collection for Young People with Disabilities, a multilingual reference collection located at North York Central Library, part of the Toronto Public Library system. But don't take my word for it.
You may have heard a bit about this documentary floating about on the winds. Today I'd like to highlight this film currently in production. It has a Kickstarter going and needs your help. With 18 days to go, it's a little more than halfway to its goal. If you can, please check it out:
Press Release Fun: SCBWI’s 3rd Annual Literacy Initiative Gives Books to Readers in Need
Children’s Book Creators Join Forces to Provide High Quality Books Plus a Literary Celebration for REACH in Norfolk, Virginia! Los Angeles, October 10, 2019 The members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators join forces once again as part of the organization’s annual SCBWI Books For Readers literacy initiative to collect, curate, and […]
The members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators join forces once again as part of the organization’s 3rd Annual SCBWI Books For Readers book drive and literacy event to collect, curate, and donate new books created by its members to one of its two 2019 recipients: the Madison Reading Project in Madison, WI. (The other is REACH in Portsmouth, […]
Press Release Fun: Amazing, Adept, Appealing Alphabet Books Exhibition at the Grolier Club
Your greatest abecedarian wishes are about to come true. The Grolier Club of NYC is hosting a free exhibit of a personal collection of alphabet books through the centuries. There are even free lunchtime tours! Here are the details.
Press Release Fun: Children and Authors To Collaborate on The Story Seeds Podcast, Launching this Fall
The independent and award-winning children’s media studio, Literary Safari, will launch The Story Seeds™ Podcast this fall, matching children ages 7-12 with best-selling, diverse authors who grow original stories inspired by kids’ story ideas.
The Secret Mountain Announces Fall Picture Books with Audio, Including Ana Gerhard’s Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music in September
Press Release Fun: Announcing the Winners of the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards!
Comics are a form of literature both near and dear to my heart. This past year I had the pleasure of heading up the children's committee of the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards. Here are the winners in the children, middle grade, and YA categories.
Story Seeds, a new storytelling podcast, is looking for creative and outgoing kids between the ages of 7-12 to feature on their show. The podcast matches kids' story ideas with the imagination of children's authors.