iOS app Android app

Kids Books

Books Might Be Hit By New Legislation

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Unless that is extended by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in the US, publishers will be required to ensure third-party testing of finis...

How to Get Your Children's Book Published

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Henry Sterry

A staggering number of adults want to write books for kids. So we thought we'd get the inside skinny from one of our favorite children's book resources, Jennifer Laughram.

Are eBooks OK For Small Children?

bnet.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I was pretty lucky this holiday and received a coveted iPad. But before I even got the thing out of its box, my older daughter started reaching for it...

Best Of The Best Lists 2010:

Lisa Von Drasek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Von Drasek

The following are titles picked by 6 or more of nine major sources, from The Boston Globe to the Washington Post, plus one bonus selection, for a total of twelve.

WATCH: 'Books For Christmas!?!?!?!'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"That's not toys! That's books," one little kid with very big opinions shouted at his parents last Christmas morning after unwrapping a package of thr...

Kids' Books Jump From Screen To Page ... And Back Again

npr.org | Morning Edition | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Staying ahead of the younger generation isn't easy for the book publishing industry. Kids adapt easily when new devices come along, and they are often...

Best Books To Give To Kids You Don't Know Very Well

Librarian Connection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Specifically, I want to be the cool godmother who slipped a teen Someday This Pain Will be Useful to You. I also want to be the goddess who gave the p...

Failing Bookstore Bought By Two Best Friends

Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After years of buying books at Narnia Children's Books in Richmond's Museum District, best friends Jill Stefanovich and Jenesse Evertson have bought t...

Family Greed Separates Charlotte from Wilbur (VIDEO)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

Scholars, librarians and the lovers of children's books were sad and disheartened to learn of the sale of Garth Williams' artwork for Charlotte's Web.

Wrap an App for the Holidays (PHOTOS)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

You may think that the holidays are for teens, tweens and tykes, but this season adults can connect with them through a variety of book-related gifts that cross the generations.

PHOTOS: The Best And Worst Children's Books To Buy This Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From The Rainforest Action Network: For Black Friday and holiday shoppers, the Rainforest Action Network put together a guide to inform consumers on ...

Obama Picture Book Out Tomorrow

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

President Obama's picture book for kids, Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Knopf, $17.99), pays tribute to 13 Americans whose traits he sees i...

The 9 Best Picture Books Of 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What are the best illustrated children's books of 2010? The picture books with the best pictures and greatest design -- the books with the most stunni...

Turkeys: The Misunderstood Poultry of Kid Lit (Slide Show)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

Many adults have fond memories of the Roger Duvoisin's silly goose named Petunia (Random House, 1950) or those Boston Public Garden ducks made famous ...

WATCH: Experts From Top Universities Are 'All Wrong'?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The "Today" show investigated the popular "Your Baby Can Read!" kit, which claims to teach infants to read and has sold over a million units. The comp...

'Mad Men' For Kids

The New York Times | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Either this is hilarious, or we're already jonesing for new episodes of "Mad Men" or possibly both. The clever devils at thepoke.co.uk -- the satirica...

Teachers Meet Kit Lit Glitterati

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

A nursery school teacher from Riverdale and a high school special education teacher from Hudson, New York recently found themselves amid the glitz and glamour of a society event supporting the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Book Blogging Kids

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Monica Edinger

Anyone who spends time with avid kid readers knows how much they like to talk about books. Wanting to give those in our middle school an audience bey...

Dr. Seuss Manuscript Surfaces

Booktryst | Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"I obtained this from one of Seuss' past employees who was a writers assistant. She was given the task of managing this book project. The first fe...

Children's Librarian Says Picture Books Still Thrive

Lisa Von Drasek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Von Drasek

Picture books for older children give a window into history, cultures and communities other than our own with sophisticated artistic representation.

Young Critics Competition

The Guardian | Julia Eccleshare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Eight books covering everything from humorous ogres to the Holocaust made up the longlist for the 2010 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Together the...

Picture Books Unpopular With Overzealous Parents

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Picture books are so unpopular these days at the Children's Book Shop in Brookline, Mass., that employees there are used to placing new copies on the ...

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, ...

In Defense of Dead/Absent Parents in Children's Literature

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

There has been some discussion in the book world lately about the prevalence of absent and/or dead parents in children's literature. In an interesting...

How Has 'Hunger Games' Author Suzanne Collins' Life Changed?

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — As she worked on the final book of her "Hunger Games" trilogy, Suzanne Collins discovered that her life had changed. "I started to g...