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Writing About History for Kids | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Jessica Lawson

Writing About History for Kids | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Jessica Lawson

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE for more great content:) Buy THE ACTUAL AND TRUTHFUL ADVENTURES OF BECKY THATCHER by Jessica Lawson: Download BANNEKER BONES AND THE GIANT ROBOT BEES for free: From Middle Grade Ninja Episode 21: Jessica Lawson enjoys living in Pennsylvania, where she and her family spend weekend hours hanging at the local orchard, pretending to be on Top Chef Junior, building with magnet blocks, making up new holidays, and reading… Read Article →

The woman behind iconic Deltora Quest author Emily Rodda

The woman behind iconic Deltora Quest author Emily Rodda

She’s sold more than 18 million books and inspired generations of young Australian readers. Get ready to meet Jennifer Rowe, or as you probably know her, Emily Rodda. For more from ABC News, click here: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Subscribe to us on YouTube: Follow us on Instagram:

'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens | Part 1 | Audio Extract | Time For Stories

'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens | Part 1 | Audio Extract | Time For Stories

Settle down for a special festive reading of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens. Listen as Scrooge visits his past with the first of the three spirits on Christmas Eve. Part 1 of 5. #TimeForStories the first of the three spirits when Scrooge awoke it was so dark looking out of bed he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaque walls of his chamber he was endeavoring to… Read Article →

Llama Llama Red Pajama read by author Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama Red Pajama read by author Anna Dewdney

Llama, Llama red pajama waiting, waiting for his mama. Mama isn’t coming yet. Baby Llama starts to fret. In this infectious rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama! Tucked into bed by his mama, Baby Llama immediately starts worrying when she goes downstairs, and his soft whimpers turn to hollers when she doesn’t come right back. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right…. Read Article →

Exclusive Video! Best-Loved Authors Reveal Their Favourite Children’s Books of the Past 225 Years

Exclusive Video! Best-Loved Authors Reveal Their Favourite Children’s Books of the Past 225 Years

As part of our 225th anniversary celebrations, we caught up with some of the best-loved authors of recent years to find out which children’s books from the past 225 years they look back on with fond memories. Some, such as Jilly Cooper and Rick Stein, chose books that they read and loved when they were small, while others, such as David Nicholls and Charles Cumming, picked books that they’d read… Read Article →

The Rainbow Fish read by Ernest Borgnine

The Rainbow Fish read by Ernest Borgnine

The Rainbow Fish is written and illustrated by Marcus Pfister and read by Ernest Borgnine. The Rainbow Fish is an award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. The book is best known for its morals about the value of being an individual and for the distinctive shiny foil scales of the Rainbow Fish. View the activity guide here: Watch all of… Read Article →

Wings of Fire: Top 7 Ways Tui T. Sutherland Beats Writer’s Block

Wings of Fire: Top 7 Ways Tui T. Sutherland Beats Writer’s Block

Top 7 ways #WingsOfFire author Tui T. Sutherland beats Writer’s Block! Check out the New York Times bestselling series at hi everybody i'm here today to talk to you about tips for combating writer's block and that means what happens when you get stuck on whatever project you're writing on I know it's a top 3 Tuesday's and this was supposed to be top 3 ideas but actually the more… Read Article →

Black Authors Breakfast Party

Black Authors Breakfast Party

The Black Authors Breakfast Party for the African-American Read-In was conceived by DC Author and Literacy Consultant Caroline Brewer was a way to celebrate and bring attention to the works of black authors in DC and across the U.S. Because when we read a book, recite a poem, tell a story, or sing a song by a black writer, or listen as they read, sing, or talk to us, we… Read Article →

Write the Best Book You Can | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Padma Venkatraman

Write the Best Book You Can | Middle Grade Ninja: Author Padma Venkatraman

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE for more great content:) Buy THE BRIDGE HOME by Padma Venkatraman: Download BANNEKER BONES AND THE GIANT ROBOT BEES for free: From Middle Grade Ninja Episode 17: Padma Venkatraman is the author of 4 novels: THE BRIDGE HOME, A TIME TO DANCE, ISLAND’S END and CLIMBING THE STAIRS, all of which were released to multiple starred reviews (for a total of seventeen stars so far). Her latest, THE… Read Article →

Richest authors in the world

Richest authors in the world

Richest authors in the world sources 10 Jackie Collins – $180 Million 9 John Grisham – $200 Million 8 Olivia Harrison $275 million 7 Tom Clancy $300 Million 6 James Patterson- $310 million 5 Danielle Steel- $375 million 4 Stephen King $400 million 3 Candy Spelling $600 million 2 Jim Davis $800 million 1 J.K. Rowling $1 billion photo sources Jackie Collins By Cyotethndr – I took this photo of… Read Article →

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake read by Wanda Sykes

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake read by Wanda Sykes

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake is written by Robin Newman, illustrated by Deborah Zemke and read by Wanda Sykes. When crime happens, especially when food goes missing on Ed’s farm, Wilcox and Griswold, mouse crime fighters and food detectives, are the animals to call. When Miss Rabbit’s carrot cake goes missing, they do what it takes to track down the thieves. View the teacher activity guide here: View… Read Article →

Morris Gleitzman - Australia Post Australian Legend for 2019

Morris Gleitzman – Australia Post Australian Legend for 2019

Morris Gleitzman has been recognised as an Australian Post Australian Legend. In 2018, he was made the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–19, an appointment that recognises his contribution to literature for young people and his capacity to fire up the passion of young readers to embrace a deep love of reading, writing and learning. Learn more:

Top 10 Notable Children’s Authors

Top 10 Notable Children’s Authors

Follow Us! The best children’s books are written by authors who know how to entertain, surprise, and engage readers while teaching us timeless lessons about life. At Writer’s Relief (www.WritersRelief.com), we know that, whether you’re five years old or fifty-five and counting, the best children’s authors can show you friendship, bravery, and adventure in ways that are imaginative and memorable. Writer’s Relief has compiled a list of the top 10… Read Article →

No More Noisy Nights read by Tony Hale

No More Noisy Nights read by Tony Hale

No More Noisy Nights is written by Holly L. Niner, illustrated by Guy Wolek and read by Tony Hale. Who is making so much noise and how will Jackson ever get to sleep? Despite some silly, sleepy mistakes, genteel Jackson finds a fun and quiet activity for each of his noisy neighbors. He finally gets a great night’s sleep— and discovers three new friends in the morning. View the activity guide here:… Read Article →

Thank you, Mr. Falker read by Jane Kaczmarek

Thank you, Mr. Falker read by Jane Kaczmarek

Thank you, Mr. Falker is written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco and read by Jane Kaczmarek. Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and learning how to read. But right from the start, when she tries to read, all the letters and numbers just get jumbled up. Her classmates make matters worse by calling her “dummy” and “toad.” View the activity guide here: Watch all of our… Read Article →

Enemy Pie read by Camryn Manheim

Enemy Pie read by Camryn Manheim

Enemy Pie is written by Derek Munson, illustrated by Tara Calahan King and read by Camryn Manheim. It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became Enemy Number One. Luckily, Dad has a surefire way to get rid of enemies – Enemy Pie. View the activity guide here: Watch all of our videos at 歡迎來到Screen Actors Guild Foundation為您帶來的BookPALS Storyline Online。… Read Article →

Interview With New York Times Best Selling Children's Book Author, Andrea Beaty

Interview With New York Times Best Selling Children's Book Author, Andrea Beaty

Interview With New York Times Best Selling Children’s Book Author, Andrea Beaty www.margaretwiltshire.com Andrea Beaty is author of more than a dozen novels and picture books for children including ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER which spent 64 weeks on the New York Times Bestsellers List and which is now circling Earth in the International Space Station as part of the Story Time From Space program. Her next book, ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST comes… Read Article →

Celebrating the Australia Post Australian Legends for 2019

Celebrating the Australia Post Australian Legends for 2019

Every year we award living Australians with Australia Post Australian Legends status. This year we are delighted to recognise five exceptional children’s storytellers who have played a significant role in the intellectual, emotional and social development of their readers and listeners, contributing to generations of grounded and resilient young people. Learn more:

A Bad Case of Stripes read by Sean Astin

A Bad Case of Stripes read by Sean Astin

A Bad Case of Stripes is written and illustrated by David Shannon and read by Sean Astin. Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids at her school don’t like them. And Camilla is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she is so worried that she is about to break out in… A Bad Case of Stripes…. Read Article →