By Chris Barton and Jennifer Ziegler
Time is everything.
We know that’s not quite how the old saying goes. But time — the scarcity of it, the abundance of it, the passage of it, how we choose to fill ours or ask others to spend theirs — has shaped all aspects of our new kidkit video series, “This One’s Dedicated to…”
For “This One’s Dedicated to…,” we chat briefly with our fellow children’s authors (such as Karina Yan Glaser,
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By Stephani Martinell Eaton
David Gale, talented and beloved editor, died Oct. 9 after a long illness. He was 65.
Obituary: David Gale from Publishers Weekly. Peek:
“Children’s book editor David Gale…shaped a distinguished roster of award-winning titles and proudly championed works of LGBTQ literature….”
Children’s Publishing Remembers David Gale, Editor Who Championed LGBTQ Literature from School Library Journal.
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By Linda Joy Singleton
I’ve attended the SCBWI Annual Summer Conference in Los Angeles every summer since 1991—and for good reason! It’s a wonderful conference with something for every writer and illustrator.
The 2019 conference will always be extra special to me because of the amazing moment that happened just hours after I arrived at the Marriott Hotel.
I was returning from lunch with friends when I glanced down at an incoming message on my phone.
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“BookPeople, the leading independent bookstore in Texas since 1970, is proud to announce the BookPeople Modern First Library initiative. This initiative is all about pairing beloved picture books that will never go out of style along with other favorites that reflect the diverse, global society of the 21st century.
“Author Phil Bildner interviewed award-winning author Chris Barton and BookPeople’s head buyer,
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