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How do you run wild?

Chicks Run Wild is a hilarious picturebook that will be released January 25, 2011 by Simon and Schuster. The pictures are by Ward Jenkins and the story by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen. The little chicks in CHICKS RUN WILD certainly think they know how to go wild – until Mama shows them how to really do it! […]

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Color e-publishing

Today the New York Times writes about color e-readers in an article that describes this new avenue that publishers are utilizing. It lists some titles already available, including at least one of the Olivia books. The distinctions of the IPad over Kindle are color and the ability to show a double page spread at once, […]

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Quackenstein: Sudipta’s guest post

By Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen: Recently, the New York Times declared that picture books are essentially dead. Really? Take a look at this: Does that look dead to you? As a primarily-picture-book-author like me, the idea that picture books are done for is a terrifying prospect. But rather than cringe on a corner of my bed and […]

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Fewer Picturebooks

An article in the New York Times today cites testimony from  publishers and bookstores who have seen a significant decline in the number of picturebooks being purchased by parents. They expose their toddlers to books for older kids in an attempt to prepare them for the higher testing standards and competition of today’s schools. They […]

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POD or traditional publisher?

Friday night Egils and I went to an opening reception at an art gallery where I became involved in an intriguing conversation with William Sargent, the author of a number of books for adults about the seashore and its organisms and other science and nature-related topics. He was excited about a number of children’s books […]

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