It’s not just COVID-19 that’s filling pediatric intensive care beds in Collin County. The other culprit is RSV. | Shutterstock Last week, we published an article about the COVID-19 Delta variant causing a severe shortage of pediatric intensive care beds in North Texas. However, there’s another culprit behind Collin County’sRead More →

gestalten is recruiting an experienced Children’s Book Program Manager (d/f/m) responsible for the development and management of our growing Little Gestalten children’s publishing programme. Responsibilities will include the ongoing management of the publishing program from a brand, editorial and business perspective, pursuing exciting new opportunities and partnerships, and developing creativeRead More →

National Security Police in Hong Kong on Thursday said they arrested five members of a union of speech therapists over a series of children’s books depicting ‘seditious’ sheep, which authorities said showed support for the 2019 protest movement and ‘incited hatred’ towards the city government. The two men and threeRead More →

FARGO, ND — North Dakota ranks first in the United States in economic stability for children, according to an annual report measuring children’s well-being. But policy experts worry the pandemic has set some families back, while other indicators aren’t doing as well. The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annualRead More →

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Tune in to hear Nicole and Nusrah talk about some great verse children’s literature, alongside a conversation with the wonderful Charles Waters, the co-author of Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race,Read More →

Right-wing commentators have found a new obsession in their war on so-called “cancel culture” – beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Earlier this week, the society working to preserve the author’s legacy announced it would cease publication of six of his books due to racist and insensitive depictions of people ofRead More →

Lupita Nyong’oThe New York Times bestselling first children’s book “Sulwe” will be made into an animated Netflix musical. The award-winning actress took to Twitter to break the news. “‘Sulwe’ is going to be an anime movie!!” Nyong’o wrote. “Thank you to readers of all ages who have joined #Sulwe onRead More →

MONTREAL — Monday marks the start of Black History Month, and while the celebrations are different this year, they’re just as meaningful. Every year during Black History Month, Akilah Newton and his brother Omari visit Canadian schools with a bit of edutainment entertainment beat poetry. This year, they are stillRead More →

Published: 7:00 PM January 16, 2020 Update: 6:50 PM October 11, 2020 An environmental activist has dedicated herself to inspiring the next generation by writing a children’s book. ‘Just One Child’ is out now Photo: CHARLOTTE BOND – Credit: Charlotte Bond Debbie Bartlett, organizer of the Litter-Free Felixstowe litter cleanupRead More →

Award-winning children’s author Kate Messner’s latest book, The Seventh Wish, hit bookstores this week. A fantastic novel between talking fish and Irish dancing, the book also deals with the very real epidemic of opiate addiction in the United States. To promote the book on release day, Messner was invited toRead More →

jerry west was a pseudonym for Andrew Svenson, a prolific author who has written over 70 children’s books. As a partner in the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book packaging company, Svenson has written, described and/or edited numerous volumes of the Rugged Boys, Nancy Drew, and Bobbsey twins series, among others. TheRead More →

The Downtown Spokane Public Library held a second Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday, a controversial event in which people dressed in drag read books to children during Gay Pride Month. The Saturday afternoon reading drew roughly the same crowds as last week’s event at the South Hill Spokane PublicRead More →

Peril! Champion James Holzhauer, winner of 20 straight matches with more than $1.5 million in earnings, has already become one of the most successful game show contestants in American history. Now he’s aiming to continue his winning streak and target all-time Ken Jennings Peril! record $2.5 million. (It’s already worthRead More →

A group of “geeky” dads have used cutting-edge technology to create a personalized space adventure that will become the must-have children’s book this Christmas. The space-age book that lets your child travel the galaxies They’ve tamed a dragon and slain the Gruffalo – now a group of dads are onRead More →