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Arriving Multilingually: Celebrating World Kid Lit Month, Part 2

In Part 1 of our celebration of World Kid Lit Month, we focused on the delights translators bring English readers by providing access to books written in many other languages. Here we turn to books published simultaneously into a multilingual world by publishers who straddle cultures and help readers find ways to cross language fences […]

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Climate Action from Home on Earth Day 2020

Today’s post is by Becca Hampton, our Publicist and Social Media Coordinator. Calling all eco-heroes! April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. While this Earth Day falls in the middle of a global pandemic and we are socially distanced, we can use the power of digital media to unify our voices and

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Meet Artist Katie Brosnan

Illustrator and author Katie Brosnan has two new picture books coming to North American readers this spring and we were lucky enough to interview her in spite of various quarantines! Thank you, Katie, for sharing your work and words with your North American fans. PubSpotlight: You have two books coming out this year which you

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Children’s Book Day 2020

We continue to update this post as more publishers provide free resources for those impacted by COVID-19 and local stay-at-home guidance. We are living in a worldwide period of school and library closures, social distancing, and the search for activities to keep kids engaged and as active as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. AND we’re

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Praise-worthy Picture Books to Discover During Children’s Book Week

Picture books can carry delightful and engaging content for many age groups. In our celebration of the 100 year of Children’s Book Week, we’re going to focus on brand new and still forthcoming picture books for preschoolers and those in primary school, and every one of them is a picture book unlike any you may

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Turning to the East(ern) Hemisphere for World Kid Lit Month

This is the first in a series of four posts with which we ask you to join us in celebrating World Kid Lit Month (#WorldKidLit on social media). In German Calendar No December, from Cassava Republic Press, Sylvia Ofili and Birgit Weyhe combine talents to take us into the life a small town Nigerian girl

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