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Storytelling in the digital age: Egmont signs Stampy Cat books » Kidscreen

Storytelling in the digital age: Egmont signs Stampy Cat books » Kidscreen | kids and books | Scoop.it
Twenty-three-year-old Maker Studios collaborator Joseph Garrett, known to his six million YouTube subscribers as Stampy Cat, has inspired UK-based Egmont Publishing to release Stampy's Lovely Book next month.
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A Wonderful Visual Outlining The 7 Steps of Good Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Visual Outlining The 7 Steps of Good Storytelling ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | kids and books | Scoop.it
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Word Warriors: Vocabulary puritans urged to focus on bringing back long-lost words

Word Warriors: Vocabulary puritans urged to focus on bringing back long-lost words | kids and books | Scoop.it
Every year newly coined words, or neologisms, are included in dictionaries and greeted with outrage from vocabulary puritans.
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The Importance Of Ritual To The Creative Process

The Importance Of Ritual To The Creative Process | kids and books | Scoop.it
Inspiration seems spontaneous and boundless on the outside, but practice makes perfect for creativity, too.
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - More than E-book vs. Print: The Concept of ‘Media Mentors’

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - More than E-book vs. Print: The Concept of ‘Media Mentors’ | kids and books | Scoop.it
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How augmented reality builds bridge between games and children's books

How augmented reality builds bridge between games and children's books | kids and books | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 11, 2014 4:12 AM


Will Freeman:  "The concept behind augmented reality books is simple: a physical book contains many elements that elude the human eye, only visible through the use of various apps, gadgets and other devices. "

Sue Ward's curator insight, October 30, 2014 1:15 AM

Blurring the boundaries and inviting new readers. Potential for boys?

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Top 100 Mighty Girl Picture Books - Best Of

Top 100 Mighty Girl Picture Books - Best Of | kids and books | Scoop.it
A Mighty Girl's special feature on the Top 100 Mighty Girl Picture Books features our carefully selected collection of gorgeously illustrated and beautifully written picture books all starring fantastic Mighty Girl characters!
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Minecraft, YouTube top kids tech trends in 2015

Minecraft, YouTube top kids tech trends in 2015 | kids and books | Scoop.it
According to the new edition of the UK-based survey, tablet ownership among younger kids doubled this year. Read on for more insights.
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At pre-DBW #LaunchKids: Good trends, many examples, little understanding | The Bookseller

At pre-DBW #LaunchKids: Good trends, many examples, little understanding | The Bookseller | kids and books | Scoop.it
'Just look at
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Here Be Dragons: Books & Costumes For Mighty Girl Dragon Lovers / A Mighty Girl

Here Be Dragons: Books & Costumes For Mighty Girl Dragon Lovers / A Mighty Girl | kids and books | Scoop.it
A Mighty Girl is the world's largest collection of books and movies for parents, teachers, and others dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls.
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100 best opening lines from children's books

100 best opening lines from children's books | kids and books | Scoop.it
Once upon a time...is not the only way to begin a children's book.
L.M. Montgomery opted for a daring 148-word sentence to open her classic Anne of Green Gables, while J. M. Barrie introduced generations of youngsters to Peter Pan with a short, sharp six words. Revisit the most memorable and gripping opening sentences of 100 essential books for youngsters - from pre-school to high-school - in the gallery below.
Let us know your favourite children's book first lines from the gallery, or any we missed, in the comments section below, or on Twitter.
Create and edit your own book list on Stylist here
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Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex

Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex | kids and books | Scoop.it
Sugar and spice and all things nice, that’s what little girls are made of. And boys? They’re made of trucks and trains and aeroplanes, building blocks, chemistry experiments, sword fights and guns, football, cricket, running and jumping, adventure and ideas, games, farts and snot, and pretty much anything else they can think of.
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100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library

100 Great Children’s Books | 100 Years | The New York Public Library | kids and books | Scoop.it
Great stories never grow old! Chosen by children’s librarians at The New York Public Library, these 100 inspiring tales have thrilled generations of children and their parents — and are still flying off our shelves.
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