The debate over Kevin Brooks winning Carnegie Medal for his dark YA novel The Bunker Diary continues, with many calling the book “sickening.”
Children’s book publishing is one of the most innovative areas in publishing, with growing opportunities for digital innovation and new business models.
A new competition to find the ‘next big thing’ in children’s literature is being launched by the UK’s National Literary Trust and Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
Cory Doctorow’s novel ‘Little Brother’ has been cut from a Florida schools summer reading program after the principal accused it of promoting ‘hacker culture.’
At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick’s “Hagwitch” as Book of the Year.
Adam Mansbach’s best-selling book, Go the F*** to Sleep, has become one of the few books in history to be translated into Jamaican Patois.
An introduction to one of the most interesting books to come out about World War I, a book that is aimed at making the trauma accessible to a YA audience.
With a digital category added to the prestigious Ragazzi Awards, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair acknowledged the increasing influence of digital publishing.
In the UK, a top author was forced to cut a “fire-breathing dragon” from her book because of concerns the publisher could be “sued under health and safety regulations.”
The editors of Scholastic News featured the “8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2013,” a roundup of the most inspiring, courageous, and innovative kids featured in the magazines this year.
By Dennis Abrams South African writer Anita Pouroulis, a former primary school teacher from Johannesburg, won the Best World Children’s Book Award at the China […]