22/10/2012 by David Maybury · No Comments
Crank up the coffee machine, load the inbox and start your week with our highlights from the weekend.
Lauren Child talks about adopting her daughter and questions faced before, during and after.
Publishers Weekly highlights Amazon's launch of Whispercast - a new service allowing institutions to deliver, distribute and manage content to multiple Kindle devices.
Marcus Sedgwick reviews Terry Pratchett's Dodger:
As Dodger's triumphant path ultimately brings him honour from the very highest rank of society, we cannot help but cheer not only for his success, but also for the success of this ebullient, funny and delightful novel.
Martin Chilton reviews Big Questions from Little People
If you haven't seen Elizabeth Bird's books to look forward to in 2013 yet - then you should really go now. Go on.
Why do kids love being scared?? Metrokids takes a look.
Anthony Horrowitz reckons politicians shouldn't be recommending kids to read, parents should.
Dan Kois talks to Lois Lowry about her work, loss and her Newbury Medal winning work.
Can DC's The Justice League take on Marvels' The Avengers? Zack Snyder isn't so sure.
In the run up to Halloween and all things creepy, Forbes celebrate their Top Ten Vampire Films.
Check out Adam Lancaster, UK School Librarian of the Year, chooses his Top Ten Library Books
The Mad Hatter Children's Festival has kicked off in Sligo - and it looks goooood.
Tickets are available for a special Derek Landy event with The Ark and the National Gallery on Halloween, The Bram Stoker Festival and The Dublin Book Festival.
Before taking up illustration, Maurice Sendak was a window dresser at the toy store F.A.O. Schwarz in New York. (Read more about the man who brought us the Wild Things)