Posted on 06/08/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The man who made Scholastic Inc. into a children’s-fiction powerhouse has died. The publisher announced that Richard Robinson died Saturday...

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Posted on 06/01/2021 at 02:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It was bad enough that author Eric Carle passed away, so we hate to pile on. But if you saw,...

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Posted on 05/27/2021 at 09:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What a sad week it’s been in children’s literature: Lois Ehlert has also died. The Associated Press reports that she...

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Posted on 05/27/2021 at 08:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An author whose books were part of just about every living reader’s childhood has died. Eric Carle, who wrote and...

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Posted on 05/24/2021 at 11:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of us who found Timothée Chalamet to be absolutely charming as Laurie in Little Women have a special treat...

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Posted on 05/19/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The response that Roald Dahl sent to a fan inquiring about his storytelling secrets is going up for auction. Librarian...

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Posted on 05/12/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Knowing your target audience is, of course, key to any genre of writing. But it’s especially important for those writing...

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Posted on 05/05/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down from royal duties, some wondered — earnestly and facetiously — what...

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Posted on 04/26/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Talk about a magnum opus — the new children’s book Jungle Night is also a soundtrack and a video. The...

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Posted on 04/22/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Terry Pratchett’s debut novel turns fifty this year, and its publisher is celebrating. An anniversary edition of The Carpet People...

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