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Op-Ed: Top six children's books of 2018

With 10 months into the year, Digital Journal lists its top six children's books, all of which deal with eclectic topics. These book choices are arranged in no particular order.

Review: Whimsical children's book 'Pillowland' will melt your heart Special

The children's book "Pillowland" was written by best-selling children's recording artist Laurie Berkner. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Op-Ed: Bad literacy directly affects people’s health and our society

Stop a moment and think about the scandalous fact that, in modern Britain, i.e. one of the richest country on the planet, more than a fifth of 11-year-olds will still be leaving primary school without reaching the basic level in reading.

Children’s book on homo-parental family causing debate in Chile

Santiago - "Nicolas has two dads" is the title of the first children's story-book about sexual diversity and homo-parental families in Chile. The book is currently being distributed to pre-school kids in 500 public kindergartens in Chile.

Newbery Medal winner Susan Patron talks writing and future plans Special

Veteran librarian and Newbery award-winning children's book author Susan Patron ("The Higher Power of Lucky") chatted with me about her writing career, her tenure at the Los Angeles Public Library and her future plans.

Review: 'Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe' is a gem Special

Tarpon Springs - "Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe" is an educational children's book written by a Florida gift shop owner and Greek-American author Demetra Travaris-Lecourezos. It was co-created by Constantinos "Gus" Lecourezos.

Man attempts to bridge English-Maori gaps with children’s book Special

Wellington - New Zealander Clark Valmont is attempting to cross cultural barriers with the production of a new children’s book that has been three years in the making.

Review: 'Listen to the Birds' is a children's intro to classical music Special

Listen to the Birds: An Introduction to Classical Music by Ana Gerhard with illustrations by Cecilia Varela is a beautiful book about how birds have had an impact on composers like Vivaldi and Mozart.

Evoking L. M. Montgomery and the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ sensation Special

Charlottetown - Seventy-one years ago today, on April 24, 1942, Canadian novelist Lucy Maud Montgomery died in Toronto at the age of 67. The official cause of her death was attributed to congestive heart failure, more precisely “coronary thrombosis”.

Rudy Gutierrez paints the stories behind the music Special

Hip hop artist K'naan and jazz legend John Coltrane are generations apart, but two new children's books, with work by the acclaimed American artist Rudy Gutierrez, draw them closer together under an umbrella of vibrant visuals.

Alligator Pie comes to the stage Special

Toronto - Alligator Pie is a book beloved by generations of kids and parents since its publishing in 1974. Now a theatre group in Toronto is translating Dennis Lee's work to the stage.
 

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When Microsoft released Windows Home Server in 2007  it supported the product with this gag children...
When Microsoft released Windows Home Server in 2007, it supported the product with this gag children's book, which included the line, "When a mommy and daddy love each other very much, the daddy wants to give the mommy a special gift. So he buys a stay-at-home server."
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A brightly colored pop-up version of Alice in Wonderland.
A brightly colored pop-up version of Alice in Wonderland.
 Nicolás has two dads  ( Nicolás tiene dos papás ) is a story-book designed for Chilean pre-schoo...
"Nicolás has two dads" ("Nicolás tiene dos papás") is a story-book designed for Chilean pre-school kids to learn about alternative family arrangements.
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Customers read children s books at Trolley Line Bookshop.  Rogers  Ark.  Feb. 18  2011
Customers read children's books at Trolley Line Bookshop. Rogers, Ark. Feb. 18, 2011
This is the front cover art for the book  Go the F*** to Sleep  written by Adam Mansbach  illustrate...
This is the front cover art for the book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' written by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by Ricardo Cortés.
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A more cartoonist illustration of Alice s adventures.
A more cartoonist illustration of Alice's adventures.

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