Author Sinead Moriarty: “It is important to reach children at an early age and instill the power of empathy.”

Writing for young readers is an important business. Addressing important and necessary topics in an age-appropriate manner that doesn’t talk to them and doesn’t take any prior knowledge for granted is a delicate balance – but one that many writers have developed for decades. Rituals for young readers is also not a new phenomenon but … Read more

Detroit Lakes children’s book author calls for self-publishing success – Detroit Lakes Tribune

Detroit Lakes – Children’s book author Don Mary Duncan has never been particularly fond of things that slip. “I’ve always been afraid of snakes,” she admitted during a recent interview. How did the Emerald Tree Snake become the subject of her first published book, Serafina the Ballerina? Children’s book author Dawn Duncan introduces Storytime attendees … Read more

ImagineIF Trustees Are Trying To Censor A Children’s Book About Racism

As the American Library Association celebrates reading freedom with Banned Book Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness of the growing catalog of books suffering from attempts to remove them from schools and public libraries, ImagineIF’s Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss a request to remove another book from its collection – The third … Read more

Ken Sanders Rare Books adds children’s reading room space at The Leonardo

After decades working in the book business in Utah — first with counterculture icon Cosmic Airplane, and now with his rare book Rare Books by Ken Sanders — Ken Sanders said he had never before had a children’s reading space in one of his stores. So far, that is. As he is in the process … Read more

Three of their four children lose their sight. So, they’re going on a world tour for a whole year to make visual memories, before it’s too late

Many parents dream of their children growing up and seeing the world. But Edith LeMay, a mother of four from Canada, is worried her children are running out of time to do so. When her first child, Mia, was young, she noticed she would bump into things. LeMay was worried about seeing her daughter and … Read more

Being a librarian isn’t just about books – it’s about helping everyone access information and resources

Michelle Martin is the Beverly Cleary Professor of Children and Youth Services in the University of Washington School of Information. It primarily teaches students who will be Youth Services librarians who work with children and young people in libraries or other information science settings. Here are the highlights from an interview with The Conversation US … Read more

New children’s book ‘This Little Farmer Went to Market’ helps fund early childhood programs

This Little Farmer Went to Market Written by award-winning author B.J. Hennessy, and illustrated by award-winning artist Mary Ann Fraser. New Project Book First Edition for Young Readers The new children’s book aims to enhance literacy and early childhood education programmes. The “Buy One, Give One” model makes a great gift for a purpose! When … Read more

Banning books reflects ancient beliefs about how children read

Banned Books Week, an annual event marked by educators and librarians across the United States with a mixture of distress and challenge, is here again. The theme of this year’s event, which takes place September 18-24, is “Books Unite Us. Censorship divides us.” It comes amid regular high-profile efforts to remove allegedly controversial or inappropriate … Read more

‘A Story of Hope’: A local author publishes a children’s book that presents death as a normal part of life

A native of Illinois, Susan Resing was introduced to a new way of thinking after receiving her master’s degree in liberal studies from Bradley University. Exploring quantum physics, theory, and philosophy, the idea of ​​interconnectedness changed the way she saw the world and served as the inspiration for a bucket list item she’s always had: … Read more

A Hong Kong court has sentenced speech therapists to 19 months in prison for ‘seditious’ children’s books

(CNN) – A Hong Kong court on Saturday sentenced five speech therapists to 19 months in prison over children’s books deemed seditious, in a case human rights advocates say is a major blow to freedom of expression amid tightening civil liberties on Chinese soil. On Wednesday, Laurie Lai, Melody Young, Sydney Ng, Samuel Chan and … Read more