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Paying Homage To Little Golden Books

Posted 04.28.2014 | Books

The following is an excerpt from The Art of Disney's Golden Books [Disney Editions, $35.00], in which a number of art directors behind contemporary an...

This Is What Children's Books Looked Like In The 1800s, And It's Super Fascinating

Posted 12.17.2013 | Books

As a holiday gift to history buffs, or really anyone interested in anything, The British Library has uploaded one million images to Flickr. They're al...

Here's What Your Favorite Children's Book Series Says About You

Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

As Ralph Waldo Emerson once (more or less) said, "you are what you read, you guys." If the books we read shape our character, the books we read when w...

Why I've Stopped Writing Children's Literature

Gary Soto | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
Gary Soto

At eight years since the publication of the book, I will say that it wasn't a mistake. As an author, I come clean. I made the mother say this--she's my character, right? I have stopped writing children's literature. At my age, the genre is too dangerous.

'Beautiful Oops'

Barney Saltzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Barney Saltzberg

I tore a piece of paper and realized I could turn it into the mouth of an alligator. When I saw that, I decided I could have fun in my studio, playing with smears, smudges, drips, holes and whatever else I could think of.

Tea Party Coloring Book Prompts Death Threats

myfoxla.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The publisher behind a coloring book for children that espouses the beliefs of the Tea Party says he has received death threats over its publication, ...

Mo Willems, Dan Yaccarino, Dan Santat And 13 Other Illustrators Give 'Eyewitness Reports' Of A Fictional Event (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Eyewitness Reports" is a charity auction of 37 pieces of original art by some of the best children's book artists today. The auction proceeds will be...