News by Dean Fetzer June 11, 2013
During “Safety Day”, an elementary school in Hayward, California set up an exchange program offering books for toy guns to encourage kids to take firearms seriously.
News by Christopher Shultz
Kids and grown-ups alike will revel in every illustrated page of this macabre little book.
News by Dean Fetzer
Is the worm turning? Barefoot Books has cut ties with the online giant on the grounds it “has turned its books into commodities and undermined its way of doing business”.
News by Dean Fetzer April 8, 2013
First published in the U.S. in 1943, the children's book by famous french aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry celebrates its birthday with a special edition.
News by Dean Fetzer March 26, 2013
Jim Carrey, the actor known for roles as diverse as ‘The Mask’, ‘Bruce Almighty’ and ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ is set to self-publish a "metaphysical children’s book”.
News by Dean Fetzer March 6, 2013
After being invited then disinvited to read to children at a New Jersey after-school program, Martha Graham Cracker got to celebrate Dr Seuss’s birthday in Philadelpia - reading to children!
News by Dean Fetzer
Toronto-based storytelling site Storybird launched in 2010 and now has over two million members.
Column by Cath Murphy January 24, 2013
Some books do more than entertain you, they shape you. Here are the books I will never give away because they helped to make me what I am.
News by Christopher Shultz November 6, 2012
The celebrated Irish author finds new life in an illustrated fable for kids.
Column by Meredith Borders August 15, 2012
Kids can handle being scared. Adults, on the other hand? Here are ten books that kids eat up that could creep out the most stoic adult.
News by Kimberly Turner July 11, 2012
Bestselling author Neil Gaiman's next five books have been announced. Two involve pandas. Who doesn't love pandas?
News by Dave Reuss May 29, 2012
Thousands meet in Canada to discuss the potential banning of scatological humor in kids' books.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen April 20, 2012
Parents are criticizing 29-year-old author Ruby Roth for her new children's book, 'Vegan Is Love,' because, they say, its depiction of the meat industry is too graphic for kids.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 28, 2012
eBooks? Please. According to new market reports, people are still buying actual books--and kind of a lot of them. Who said publishing was dead?
News by John Jarzemsky February 28, 2012
Jan Berenstain, the co-creator and illustrator of the Berenstain Bears children's book series, has passed away at 88 years of age.
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Aesop? Please. Clearly the only person who should be teaching your children is Stephen Colbert. And, at long last, someone is letting him.
News by Brandon Tietz January 11, 2012
McDonald's to give out nine million Michael Morpurgo books with Happy Meals? Finally, we can correlate literacy with cholesterol.