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2014-06-19 23:15:47

UC San Diego Extension has introduced two new certificate programs aimed at aspiring authors and illustrators who wish to create fun, entertaining and meaningful books for children. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Children’s literature has long been an inspirational force in popular culture – think Harry Potter and The Hunger Games, as well as classic children’s books such as Where the Wild Things Are, Willy Wonka and James and the Giant Peach. Each of these books has...

Moms Using Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals
2014-04-23 11:53:19

University of Waterloo Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. “Marketers tell parents and educators that vocabulary books are more educational, so picture books are often dismissed as being just for fun,” said the study’s author, Professor Daniela O’Neill. “But our findings show that...

2014-02-20 23:01:55

Effective Press book is nominated In Children’s Picture Book; Education I; Health/Medicine/Nutrition; Parenting and Best Children’s Illustrated E-Book Norcross, GA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Effective Press announces that the new children’s illustrated book, The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice (ISBN 978-0988316317, Effective Press, 2014) by Dr. Keith Kantor; Peter Crouth, E.C.; Dana Yarn, R.D.; and Karen Kantor, R.N.; with illustrations by Sarah Adam has been nominated for the...

2014-01-27 08:25:03

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults - including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards - at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. A list of all the 2014 award winners follows: ** John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:"Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures," written by...

Reading Wordless Picture Books To Children Helps Them Learn More
2013-04-30 05:48:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared with a picture-vocabulary book, according to a new study published the latest issue of the journal First Language. “Too often, parents dismiss picture storybooks, especially when they are wordless, as not real reading or just for fun,” said the study´s author, Daniela O´Neill, Professor of Psychology at the...


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