November 2011 Archives

Telegraph Children's Books - The Christmas Choice

as selected and reviewed by Dinah Hall

Scholastic Targets Younger Audience

from a piece by Caroline Horn in The Bookseller:

Scholastic UK is building its younger fiction in order to replicate its strength in the Young Adult market. Publishing and commercial director Lisa Edwards said: "We have a big footprint in the teen market with series like The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins) and authors such as Maggie Stiefvater. Now we want to do the same for younger readers. We have been acquiring younger fiction books all summer to underpin this part of our list," she added. The publisher is focusing on humour including titles such as Liz Pichon's Tom Gates, and series like Dave Pilkins' Captain Underpants and Terry Deary's Horrible Histories. It has acquired Ghost Buddy, a new series by Henry Winkler ("Happy Days"' The Fonz), about a boy who has a ghost as a friend. The series will launch in June 2012. The first new Captain Underpants book for four years will also be published next summer. Scholastic plans to build on the current zeitgeist for illustrated fiction for readers aged eight plus, said Edwards.

New Senior Editor At Hodder

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Hodder Children's Books has announced that Ellen Holgate (previously of Walker Books) has been appointed as Senior Editor Fiction. Reporting to Publishing Director, Anne McNeil, Ellen will work alongside the existing editorial team to develop the list, which already includes Cressida Cowell, Robert Muchamore, Hilary McKay and David Almond.
Hodder have signalled that Ellen will also be commissioning new authors to their well-established fiction list.

Mairi Hedderick Feature

Excellent Scotsman interview with the creator of Katie Morag:

"In Croatia, they grow sunflowers commercially in great fields," she says to me, much later. "If one sunflower grows taller than the rest, it's cut down because it will take the light away from its neighbours. That's how it is in small communities. You've got to keep the same height as the rest of the sunflowers. I try to keep a low profile on the island."


Kenneth Stewart is the last of the old Lairds of Coll, one of the loveliest of all the Hebridean islands. In this book Mairi Hedderwick, one of the island's best known inhabitants who has also known the laird since her first visit to the island more than fifty years ago, explores the laird's lifelong connection with Coll. The love of both for the island and its people shine through in these entrancing recollections. They reveal both the beauty of the island as well as the harshness of island life and the incredible story of how the laird inherited an estate burdened with debt, spending his life trying to rebuild a livelihood from it.

Julia Donaldson & Scottish Booktrust

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Scottish Book Trust has announced that it will gift a free book to every P1 child in Scotland this November as part of its Bookbug book gifting programme, an early year's initiative that aims to give every child in Scotland a lifelong love of books. 60,000 copies of What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson, winner of the 2010 Scottish Children's Book Awards, have been distributed to classrooms around the country, ready to be gifted to children this week.


Julia Donaldson and Dillon Ryan (5) from Lochside primary School in Angus, celebrate the gifting of Julia's award-winning book, What the Ladybird Heard, to every P1 child in Scotland, through Scottish Book Trust's Bookbug programme. It was also announced at the event that Julia has agreed to become patron of the Bookbug book gifting programme.

New Editorial Director at Orchard Books

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Orchard Books has to announce the appointment of Rebecca Frazer to Editorial Director, Fiction. Reporting to Megan Larkin, Publishing Director, Rebecca will lead Orchard's fiction list, which encompasses the two big-selling series Rainbow Magic and Beast Quest, as well as older fiction such as the Gallagher Girls series, Holly Webb and R.J. Anderson. Rebecca was formerly head of Sourcebooks Jabberwocky in the US, and will be relocating to London in January 2012.

Anne McCaffrey Obit

new York Times obit

Hugo - Scorsese

Adapted by screenwriter John Logan (Scorsese's "The Aviator") from Brian Selznick's popular, richly illustrated children's book "The Invention of Hugo Cabret," Scorsese's new movie is a Dickensian drama about a lonely boy's quest for happiness. The film also brings to life some of the Oscar-winning director's longtime obsessions: the history of cinema and film preservation. "Hugo" simultaneously stands on its own as a drama while also being a love letter to the creation of the medium.



The Flute - achukareviews

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The Flute - achukareview

Rachna Gilmore ill,. Pulak Biswas
Tradewind
9781896580579
June 2011
32 pp
Whole book read
Read On? n/a
Movingly told, simply but effectively illustrated by one of India's best-known illustrators, this is a lovely short story by Governor General Award-winning author, Rachna Gilmore. Set in a countryside prone to flooding, it tells the story of Chandra who is left an orphan after her parents are swept away by floodwater. All she has to remember them by is the wooden flute that her mother used to play so beautifully. Taken in by a cruel and merciless aunt and uncle, Chandra is treated as a slave. The flute is the only object of comforrt in her world. Even after she loses it (swept away by swollen river waters) the flute is able to perform its magic, filling her spirit with hope, and even feeding her body. Finally, after another flood, Chandra is taken in by a kind couple, who treat her not as a slave but as their own daughter. Pleasingly designed and printed, this is a picture book to keep in a home library for many a year. Warmly recommended.



Guardian Review

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Guardian Review

Horrid Henry author turns to history...

The Sleeping Army by Francesca Simon, reviewed by Tony Bradman

in an age of young adult/crossover tomes the size of house bricks [it is good] to encounter a book of a reasonable length pitched at older junior children. It will be a reasonably challenging read for them, but it's a proper children's book and original to boot. TONY BRADMAN

national Book Awards [US] Winners

The winners were:

Young People's Literature: Thanhha Lai for "Inside Out and Back Again" (HarperCollins)

Poetry: Nikky Finney for "Head Off and Split" (Triquarterly)

Nonfiction: Stephen Greenblatt for "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern" (W.W. Norton & Co.)

Fiction: Jesmyn Ward for "Salvage the Bones" (Bloomsbury)



National Book Awards Teen Conference

At the annual National Book Awards Teen Press Conference (held Tuesday), middle and high school students in New York City played the role of reporters as they directed questions to the five Finalists for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature.

This year, for the first time ever, the Teen Press Conference, hosted by Scholastic Inc. and emceed by young adult author and Scholastic editor David Levithan, streamed live online.

Linked page includes video of the event (if you can get it to play, which I couldn't).

Again! - achukareviews

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AGAIN by Emily Gravett

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Emily Gravett
Macmillan
9780230745360
October 2011
24 pp
Whole book read
Read On? n/a
Emily Gravett is already a two-times winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. Her new picture book is another class act. The book-within-a-book tells the tale - in splendidly executed, easy to read aloud rhyme - of Cedric the Dragon, whose end of day refrain is "Tomorrow I'll do it all over again." The young dragon who is being read to by parent dragon also shouts "Again" on every alternate double spread. But in his case it is the storybook he wants to hear again.

In a clever twist at the end, dragon fire burns a big hole in the final page and right through the back cover of the book. The fly-leaf carries the message DO NOT BLOCK FIRE EXIT.

I like the way the jacket designers have continued to play the game and aid suspension of disbelief by making this "fire exit" obscure a big chunk of the back page blurb. One thing is for sure, young children will want to share this book Again and Again even if it's just to poke their fingers through that hole.



Costa Shortlist Summaries

Brief summaries of the children's books shortlisted for the Costa, with picture of Small Change for Stuart author, Lissa Evans

Governor General Award Winners

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GOVERNOR GENERAL AWARDS WINNERS

Children's Literature -- Text

Christopher Moore (Toronto) From Then to Now: A Short History of the World
(Tundra Books; distributed by Random House of Canada)

Martin Fournier (Québec) Les aventures de Radisson - 1. L'enfer ne brûle pas
(Les éditions du Septentrion; distributed by Diffusion Dimedia)


Children's Literature -- Illustration

Cybèle Young (Toronto) Ten Birds, text by Cybèle Young
(Kids Can Press; distributed by University of Toronto Press)


Caroline Merola (Montreal) Lili et les poilus, text by Caroline Merola
(Dominique et Compagnie, a division of Éditions Héritage; distributed by Messageries ADP, Groupe Sogides)


Costa Book Awards Shortlist

The children's books shortlist comprises
Martyn Bedford for Flip

Frank Cottrell Boyce for The Unforgotten Coat

Lissa Evans for Small Change for Stuart


Moira Young for Blood Red Road

Ezra Jack Keats at the Jewish Museum, New York

Ezra Jack Keats and 'The Snowy Day' are honored on book's 50th anniversary 

Jewish Museum exhibit covers work of the children's author-illustrator - the exhibit (which opened in September) continues till January 29th - more information here:
http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/exhibitions/the-snowy-day-and-keats-exhibition



Terry Deary Feature

Terry Deary, featured by walesonline...

"Horrible Histories can carry on with other people adapting the brand. We've recently launched a Horrible Histories virtual world and there's so much more massive potential for exploiting Horrible Histories which doesn't need me any more, so I can do whatever I like, which is fiction."

Authors Electric

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The blog Do Authors Dream of Electric Books? (http://authorselectric.blogspot.com) brings together a variety of published UK-based authors of fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens and children. Many of these writers are now bringing back their much-missed out-of-print books as ebooks, with others publishing new titles at affordable prices.

Susan Price, whose Carnegie-winner The Ghost Drum is now out for Kindle, says: "The Kindle has set authors free to publish independently and sell in a world-wide market. We want our blog to become a site that people will bookmark, and where they can go to find quality writing at great prices."

Other authors for children and teenagers contributing to Authors Electric include Katherine Roberts, Pauline Fisk and Linda Newbery. Susan Price has won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

Classics To Treasure

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Random House Children's Books have a series of classic children's titles republished in small retro styled hardbacks.

Last Book By BB

In 1942, BB won the Carnegie Medal for his children's book Little Grey Men, a wonderful tale about the last gnomes of England and their quest to find their lost brother, Cloudberry. BB always swore that he actually saw a gnome, as a child, near the family home in Lamport, Northamptonshire, and he never lost an almost childlike mysticism.

The last book written by BB has just been published in a limited edtion:

Confessions of a Coastal Gunner by BB is published in a limited edition of 475 copies in hardback by Roseworld Productions Ltd, 8 Park Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3SU at £30 each plus £5 p&p

Andy Mulligan's School Days

Guardian piece by winner of this year's Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, announced last night...

Guardian Children's Book Prize

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The Guardian Children's Book Prize 2011 has been won by Andy Mulligan for Return to Ribblestrop


Andy Mulligan is also the author of Trash.

ACHUKA Fiction Table

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new display

Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winners


The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon


Cats Ahoy by Peter Bently and Jim Field

from The Guardian's report:

For the first time this year, children were involved in the voting. Rosen describes it as "just like Strictly Come Dancing. Four judges sit with buns and coffee and choose the shortlist and grade them and put them in an order, with lots of shouting and ripping and stabbing and smashing cafetieres. Then the 400 children read the books on the shortlist and grade it and then the two league tables are amalgamated and the winner comes out of that amalgamation."

He added that it was "wonderful to build in a children's viewpoint because you can hit a wall in the judging where too often you get into the 'would' bit - you start saying that children 'would' like it. Now we've built in children 'do' like it rather than children 'would'."


Guardian Author Audio

Christopher Paolini reads from Inheritance, the last book in his series about the adventures of Eragon


Rare Stamps

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Rare Stamps by Terence Stamp

Small independent publishing company, Escargot, has published a memoir written by actor Terence Stamp, described as Reflections on Living, Breathing and Acting...

An audio extract:

recent Independent feature about the book...

Children's Book Calendar

featuring the work of 12 different illustrators [link takes you to a printable order form]

Available by post from
Carousel Calendar
PO BOx 4601
Redditch
B97 9NT

for £6.95 + £2.50 p&p
[the proceeds go to Kids with Arthritis]

calendar dimensions 250mm x 250mm

Issue #49 of the Carousel magazine has just been posted to subscribers and includes a Christmas 2011 supplement as well as all the usual reviews, plus a special feature on Fairy Tales, including a piece by Anthony Browne

Pudsey Dressed Up By Designers

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Pudsey In Designer Garb

from the Daily Express (no less):

Who would have thought a bear could be so credible and iconic, that some of the world's most coveted fashion designers have got aboard with BBC Children in Need to design a a unique Pudsey bear that is synonymous of their own collections. Fashion designers Erdem, Katie Hillier, Mulberry and Giles Deacon, are just a few who have submitted a creation to the collection which will be exhibited in Liberty from November 7 to 19 November 2011. The collection is being auctioned to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

The splendid David Maybury sees how many books he can review in 60 seconds!

Reviews!! from David Maybury on Vimeo.

Wish Me Dead - achukareviews

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WISH ME DEAD by Helen Grant

a good read - would make excellent TV drama

Guardian Review

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Guardian Review

Naked
by Kevin Brooks, reviewed by Anthony McGowan


The elephant trap of the dad at the disco is neatly sidestepped by Kevin Brooks in his latest novel, Naked, set in the torrid summer of 1976 when punk rock experienced its violent, dramatic and beautiful birth. It's a period - now strangely remote - that either through memory or research, Brooks has brought to urgent life. ANTHONY MCGOWAN

Carnegie Nominations

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Carnegie Nominations

Here is the longlist of books nominated for the 2012 Carnegie Medal

Almond, David My Name is Mina
Publisher: Hodder ISBN: 9780340997253

Barraclough, Lindsey Long Lankin
Publisher: Bodley Head ISBN: 9780370331966

Bedford, Martin Flip
Publisher: Walker ISBN: 9781406329896

Blackman, Malorie Boys Don't Cry
Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 9780385604796

Bowler, Tim Buried Thunder
Publisher: Oxford Children's Books ISBN: 9780192728388

Boyne, John Noah Barleywater Runs Away
Publisher:David Fickling ISBN:9780385618953

Brahmachari, Sita Artichoke Hearts
Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 9780330517911

Bruton, Catherine We Can Be Heroes
Publisher: Egmont ISBN: 9781405256520

Collins, B.R Tyme's End
Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9781408806470

Condie, Ally Matched
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141333052

Crossley-Holland, Kevin Bracelet of Bones
Publisher: Quercus ISBN:9781847249395

David, Keren Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery
Publisher: Frances Lincoln ISBN: 9781847801913

Deary, Terry Put Out The Light
Publisher: A & C Black ISBN: 9781408130544

Diterlizzi, Tony The Search for Wondla
Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 9781847389664

Dogar, Sharon Annexed
Publisher: Andersen ISBN: 9781849392211

Doherty, Berlie Treason
Publisher: Andersen ISBN: 9781849391214

Donnelly, Jennifer Revolution
Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9781408801529

Downham, Jenny You Against Me
Publisher David Fickling ISBN: 9780385613507

Earle, Phil Being Billy
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141331355

Eastham, Ruth The Memory Cage
Publisher: Scholastic ISBN: 9781407120522

Evans, Lissa Small Change for Stuart
Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 9780385618007

Fine, Anne The Devil Walks
Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 9780857530646

Forward, Toby Dragonborn
Publisher: Walker ISBN: 9781406320435

Gibbons, Alan An Act of Love
Publisher: Orion ISBN: 9781842557822

Grant, Helen Wish Me Dead
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141337708

Halahmy, Miriam Hidden
Publisher: Meadowside ISBN:9781845395230

Hardinge, Frances Twilight Robbery
Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 9781405055390

Hartnett, Sonia The Midnight Zoo
Publisher: Walker ISBN: 9781406331493

Ibbotson, Eva One Dog and His Boy
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books ISBN: 9781407124230

Kennen, Ally Quarry
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books ISBN:9781407111070

LaFleur, Suzanne Eight Keys
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141336060

Lewis, Ali Everybody Jam
Publisher: Andersen ISBN: 9781849392488

Lewis, Gill Sky Hawk
Publisher: Oxford Chldren's Books ISBN: 9780192756237

Mason, Simon Moon Pie
Publisher: David Fickling ISBN: 9780385618519

McCaughrean, Geraldine Pull out all the Stops
Publisher: Oxford Chldren's Books ISBN: 9780192789952

McKay, Hilary Caddy's World
Publisher: Hodder ISBN: 9781444900538

Mitchelhill, Barbara Run Rabbit Run
Publisher: Andersen ISBN: 9871849392495

Morpurgo, Michael Shadow
Publisher: HarperCollins ISBN: 9780007339594

Mulligan, Andy Trash
Publisher: David Fickling ISBN: 9780385619011

Ness, Patrick A Monster Calls
Publisher: Walker ISBN: 9781406311525

Peet, Mal Life : an Exploded Diagram
Publisher: Walker ISBN:9781844281008

Perera, Anna The Glass Collector
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141331157

Pitcher, Annabel My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece
Publisher: Orion ISBN: 9781444001839

Priestley, Chris The Dead of Winter
Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9781408800133

Rai, Bali Killing Honour
Publisher: Corgi Childrens ISBN: 9780552562119

Revis, Beth Across the Universe
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141333663

Rooney, Rachel The Language of Cat
Publisher: Frances Lincoln ISBN: 9781847801678

Rosoff, Meg There is no Dog
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141327167

Saunders, Kate Magicalamity
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books ISBN:9781407108964

Sepetys, Ruta Between Shades of Gray
Publisher: Puffin ISBN: 9780141335889

Stephens, John The Emerald Atlas
Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 9780857530189

Young, Moira Blood Red Road
Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books ISBN: 9781407124254

BBC Anthony Horowitz Feature

includes Meet The Author video interview...

Information Book Award Winners

winners of the first SLA Information Book Award...


Under 7s

The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith

7-12

Animals at the Edge by Jonathan and Marilyn Baillie

12-16 and OVERALL WINNER

How To Make A Universe With 92 Ingredients by Adrian Dingle

Nosy Crow Wins App of the Year Award

iLounge, the online magazine for mobile Apple devices, has declared Nosy Crow's Cinderella its iPad Kids App of the Year as part of its 2012 Buyers' Guide, beating off stiff competition from runners-up including Dano Pirate HD from Bambino Avenue and ABC Food from Peapod Labs.

Jeremy Horwitz, iLounge's Editor-in-Chief, said that, "Of all the kids' applications we've tested over the past year for iPads, Nosy Crow's Cinderella was most certainly the best. The story dates back centuries, but Nosy Crow's version feels like something entirely new, bringing the classic characters to life inside funny, surprisingly interactive 3-D environments. The charming voice work alone is good enough to justify the purchase, and as you listen, you'll discover a dozen little details that all work together to make Cinderella memorably excellent."

Timmy Time App

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Egmont have launched a Timmy Time App. Created in conjunction with Aardman Animations Ltd, creators of Wallace & Gromit, and Firsty Group, experts in book app development, the App features stories, colouring pages, a Timmy-style keyboard and even video clips from the TV show.
It's fully interactive and touch enabled, giving children the chance to bring the Timmy Time world to life and play alongside their friends Timmy, Paxton, Yabba, Otus, and Mittens.


Highly Inappropriate

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Douglas Coupland On Children's Books


"I never read kids books, I hated them, I sort of thought they pandered to you,' Coupland said in an interview.

"Kids books in general, I think, treat kids like they're dumb.

"If I had found this book when I was a kid I would've been, 'Yes! This confirms everything I thought about adulthood!' And I would've been quite happy, I think."

[Coupland's new book, Highly Inapproriate Tales for Young People
] is more likely to be stocked in bookstores alongside Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes' "Go the (Bleep) to Sleep," than with Dr. Seuss, Robert Munsch or the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" titles.

Coupland's seven short stories feature characters like Donald the Incredibly Hostile Juice Box, who is made up of a little fruit juice and sugar but mostly evil. He lives to torment other juice boxes by stabbing their foil straw holes and spilling out their insides.

Red House Children's Book Award Voting Page

Just a link to the voting page for the RHCBA (shortlist listed in a previous post)

Make Way For Stories

Excellent piece by Anita Silvey analyising the current parlous state of picture book publishing,,,

If I could chart a course to rescue picture books, I'd suggest that we establish the writer again as half of the equation. We need real stories, and long stories, that can be read more than once. I, by the way, don't believe that critics change books. I believe geniuses--like Wanda Gag, Virginia Lee Burton, Robert McCloskey, Margaret Wise Brown, Maurice Sendak, Ruth Krauss, Chris Van Allsburg, and more recently Shaun Tan--reinvent the form. Someone who creates contemporary picture books is probably working right now on a title that'll revitalize our understanding of and ideas about picture books.

Recommended

Hodder Acquire ParaNorman Tie-Ins

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Look out for this next Halloween:

In a deal brokered through LAIKA, who produced Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline, Hodder Children's Books have announced the acquisition of three PARANORMAN titles.

ParaNorman is a spooky adventure for children age 9+ -- soon to be a major motion picture!

In a quaint New England town with a history of witches and pilgrims, misunderstood eleven-year-old Norman Babcock can see and talk to ghosts. No one believes him, of course -- everyone just thinks he's weird (including his parents). But when a folktale of a witch who cursed her accusers turns out to be true, it's up to Norman to save the town from pilgrim zombies! In addition to the zombies, he takes on a very angry witch, an annoying side-kick, his boy-crazy teenage sister, and dozens of moronic grown-ups who get in his way. This young ghoul whisperer finds his paranormal talents pushed to their otherworldly limits! Featuring gorgeous black-and-white interior illustrations and a story beyond what you'll see in the film, this novel is sure to delight.

ParaNorman is an original screenplay from director Chris Butler novelised (with illustrations) by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, author of the popular Suddenly Supernatural series. Working closely with ParaNorman's writer/director Chris Butler, Kimmel provides an exciting expanded version of the film's story that is illustrated throughout with black-and-white illustrations. No stranger to writing about the paranormal world, Kimmel brings humour, heart, and supernatural charm to Norman's trials and tribulations that will have readers eagerly anticipating the chance to see the movie in 3D.

Elizabeth Cody Kimmel lives with her family in New York's Hudson Valley.

Anne McNeil Publishing Director Hodder Children's Books says:

'I was delighted to acquire the ParaNorman tie-in publishing rights. This is a project which shines with quality. The concept, storyline and art samples which I saw at Bologna 2010 were really the 'must have' of the bookfair. ParaNorman sits perfectly on the Hodder Children's list alongside titles like How to Train Your Dragon. We look forward very much to working with our sister company in the States to develop quality innovative book publishing.'

Currently in production, ParaNorman the film is being directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler

The voice cast includes Academy Award nominee Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman and more!

The PARANORMAN books and movie are to be released in the Autumn of 2012

Hodder Children's Books have acquired English Language UK and Commonwealth Book Rights.


www.hodderchildrensbooks.co.uk


The Chronicles of Harris Burdick

"The Chronicles of Harris Burdick" features short stories based on 14 black and white illustrations originally published in "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick." In these stories, distinguished authors including Lowry, Stephen King, Louis Sachar, and Van Allsburg himself, revisit the old images and provide their own interpretations of the Burdick mystery.


One of the first people... contacted was Lowry, author of "The Giver" and "Number the Stars," who agreed to write the story for "The Seven Chairs."

"I had always thought that particular picture was the most fascinating," Lowry said of the image, which depicts a nun sitting on a floating chair. "I began [to write] with an element of exhilaration," she said.

The process, however, came with some challenges. "I forgot about the caption," said Lowry, who was two-thirds into writing when she remembered that she needed to include the sentence "The fifth one ended up in France" somewhere in her story. "I had to figure out how to get a nun in Lowell, Massachusetts, to France very quickly."

Frank Cottrell Boyce Feature

A feature on Frank Cottrell Boyce, from the Irish Times

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