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    Children’s book illustrator Margaret Bloy Graham died January 22 in Cambridge, Mass. She was 94.

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    As recently as five years ago, when children’s author and illustrator Dahlov Ipcar (b. 1917) received the New England Independent Booksellers Association President’s Award for her body of work, some in the audience asked, “Dahlov who?”

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    A Little Press on the Prairie Grapples with a Bestseller

    South Dakota Historical Society Press can't print copies fast enough of 'Pioneer Girl,' the annotated edition of Laura Ingalls Wilder's 1930 autobiography.

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    Doubleday Revives Peter Spier Classics

    To introduce the works of Peter Spier to a new generation of readers, Doubleday last year began reissuing select titles from the Spier oeuvre, with refreshed art, two new covers by the artist, and a uniform title typeface.

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    Q & A with Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall

    A time-honored summertime dessert brought seasoned children's book creators Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall together to collaborate on 'A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat.'

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    National Readathon Day on Saturday

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    DiCamillo Named Summer Reading Champion

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    Candlewick Partners with Italian Publisher minibombo

    Candlewick Press and Walker Books Group have acquired English-language rights outside of Italy to four forthcoming picture books from Italian children's publisher minibombo.

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    In Brief: January 22

    A picture book author and editor contemplate major career moves; a luminary of the children's art world retires; two authors bring their galaxy-crossing book on a trek across the U.S.; and a debut author shines at her local library.

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    Rights Report: Week of January 19, 2015

    New deals for Ellen Oh, Rhiannon Thomas, Mike Lawrence, and Brodi Ashton.

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