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How Do You Best Empower Young Readers with Choice? : Publishing Perspectives

How Do You Best Empower Young Readers with Choice?  : Publishing Perspectives | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it
As the children's book economy shifts from gatekeeper to an on-demand economy, how do you help children to make good choices? First step: learn what they want.

 

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The simple fact is that power-base of the children’s book economy is quickly shifting away from “gatekeepers” — parents and grandparents — to an “on demand” economy, in which children require more and more choice from those who make reading and interactive materials accessible to them.

 

Of course, as any parent knows, offering a child too many choices can result in stress for the child. So in this context it is important to remember that proper parental curation remains key.

 

So how much choice in books should you give a child? How do you empower them properly?

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Understanding the Children's Book Consumer in the Digital Age - TOC Bologna Children's Book Fair - Kristen McLean, Bowker

Understanding the Children's Book Consumer in the Digital Age - TOC Bologna Children's Book Fair -  Kristen McLean, Bowker | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it
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Programme des journées professionnelles 2013 -Fête du livre de jeunesse de St-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

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Nous serons présents au salon du livre jeunesse du jeudi 31 janvier au samedi 2 février (jusqu'à 16h). 

Au programme : la table ronde "Réinventer la forme, oui, mais le métier ?" au côté de l'Apprimerie et HocusBookus
le 31 janvier - 10h45 : 
Ils se sont lancés dans l'album numérique, ou ont choisi de compléter leur production traditionnelle d'ouvrages numériques. Dans tous les cas, ils réinventent la forme, élargissent le champ des possibles.

Ne manquez pas non plus la conférence de Laure Deschamps (La Souris Grise) à 9h45 : La création littéraire numérique : un terrain à explorer.

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Les applications sur Ipad pour les enfants font débat - BFMTV [video]

Les applications sur Ipad pour les enfants font débat - BFMTV [video] | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it
Les nouvelles applications sur Ipad pour les plus petits remportent un vif succès. Pour beaucoup de parents, ce sont de vrais outils pédagogiques mais les pédopsychiatres s'inquiètent pour le développement des enfants.
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TOC Bologna 2013: Brand Strategy, Empowered Consumers, and an “Ecosystem of Storytelling”

TOC Bologna 2013: Brand Strategy, Empowered Consumers, and an “Ecosystem of Storytelling” | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it
Books and authors as brands, being smart about entering the app race, and the empowerment of consumers – especially kids – were major themes at the third annual Tools of Change Bologna conference, held Sunday, March 24, the day before the opening...
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App reviews: how to find quality apps and eBooks for kids - CotCotCot-apps.com

App reviews: how to find quality apps and eBooks for kids - CotCotCot-apps.com | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it

We started listing resources websites for our "Essential iPad Guide for Parents" included in our games app "Appy Tips and Tricks for Kids"... and decided to provide a more thorough overview of the kids apps curation sector. 


So, if you’re having trouble finding quality applications for your family, or if you’re simply looking to keep up with new releases, we suggest visiting the websites of the following kids apps reviewers...

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@LesNutons' illustration contest - Create the illustrations for The Nutons' Kitchen (or How to nurture a Nuton) and win the possibility of being published in a children’s book for the iPad!

@LesNutons' illustration contest - Create the illustrations for The Nutons' Kitchen (or How to nurture a Nuton) and win the possibility of being published in a children’s book for the iPad! | Must Read articles: Apps and eBooks for kids | Scoop.it

"Draw me a Gnome" Illustration Contest - April 16 - June 30, 2012

 

Annoucement of the winner during the Third Annual Illustrators Meeting in Redu, July 21-22, 2012
- Contacts: Odile Flament (CotCotCot-apps.com, Brussels) and Nadine Marchal (Espace Livre, in charge of the Illustrators Convention in Redu)
- mailto:DessineMoiUnNuton@gmail.com
- Contest rules and text to illustrate at http://ow.ly/aCPdx ;
  

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