There are plenty of cases where an author's masterpiece deserves the top billing it gets in the author's canon. But then there are the cases where a writer's most famous book is not the writer's best book.
To celebrate Children's Book Week, Better Book Titles would like to save you time by summing up Children's classics. Now, you can avoid any awkward conversations with your child or failure to see the moral of the story by knowing the content of these books beforehand.
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It's really very fortunate that the principal cast have remained with Harry Potter from tip to tail, because otherwise the series has transformed so much, aesthetically and tonally, as to appear schizophrenic.
What started out as a series of benign magical fantasies for children has come to more closely resemble the works of J.K. Rowling on which they're based - epic (if fanciful) struggles between good and evil.
J. K. Rowling excited her fans recently by hinting that she wasn't ruling out the possibility of writing more about Harry Potter. While Daniel Radcliffe may be done, what about his character and his story?
The big story on The New York Times today is that parents are again urging children to ditch children's books. Sure, Where the Wild Things Are and Gre...
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With the school year just a few weeks away, I have been thinking about the future of reading. How, in the age of Facebook, Twitter and text-messaging, will kids find time to read, let alone sleep?
Publishing history is replete with examples of visionaries, risk-takers and rule-breakers who listened to their own intuitive hearts -- and became successful in spite of what "the experts" warned.
What if we gave our teenagers the opportunity to imagine themselves as heroes, rather than treating them as nothing more than a way to line the pockets of some CEO? Enter the Harry Potter Alliance.
The Potter generation is growing up, and going to work at the publishing houses and film studios that gave us our own childhood hero. And we're cheering each other on, as though Hogwarts truly is our alma mater.
As we climb out of the Great Recession, we are graduating into a new world. A mashup of Steve Jobs, JK Rowling and Paul Hawken's commencement insights might help us make better choices for our lives.
Nick Clegg is now the Susan Boyle of politics. Without the Bulgarian tractor-driver's eyebrows and the public thumb-sucking. He's likely to remain the new flavor of hysteria for at least a week.
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