(Children’s) BookNotes, June 22, 2016

Summer is officially upon us, but that doesn’t mean we should ditch all our books completely. Here’s a round-up of headlines in the world of children’s picture books this week. We here at Literary Features Syndicate trumpeted our summer schedule last week: http://bit.ly/28Qq4rq A pristine first-edition of Alice in Wonderland failed to sell at Christie’s:Continue reading “(Children’s) BookNotes, June 22, 2016”

(Children’s) BookNotes, April 13, 2016

Beverly Cleary turns 100, and Scholastic announces a poetry contest. Publisher’s Weekly interviewed beloved children’s book author Beverly Cleary, who turned 100 on April 12. In celebration of National Poetry Month, Scholastic and U.S.A. Gold® Pencils company announces a student poetry contest for public school children in grades 1-6. Read the details here. (Hurry! TheContinue reading “(Children’s) BookNotes, April 13, 2016”

ECHO ECHO: Reverso Poems About the Greek Myths by Marilyn Singer, Illustrated by Josee Masse, Dial Books, $16.99, 32 pages ages 6-9. This April marks the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month, and in recognition of that milestone we’ll be highlighting many of the best new poetry books. Marilyn Singer and Josee Masse’s last collaborationContinue reading