An excellent news round-up, the Tolkien-Dickens team-up could be interesting and a lovely image as always, thank you Ms. Nettles xx
While perusing the internet this week, I came across a plethora of exciting goings-on in the world of children’s literature, fantasy, and books in general. Overwhelmed by the wealth of content, the only way I could cope with the awesome was to share it all with you!
From the Atlantic:
An article about the term YA- what that label means, when it came about, and what purpose it serves.
From BBC News:
News that descendants of J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Dickens are collaborating on two fantasy novels for children.
A miniature book from Queen Mary’s dollhouse, written in 1922 about a fairy who travels to London, will be published in full scale.
From Letters of Note:
A copy of a letter J.R.R. Tolkien wrote to a German publishing house in response to their request for proof of his Aryan descent.
A copy of a letter written by Maurice Sendak’s…
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