Tagged: Amnesty International

Quarto publishes first ever picture book set to Lennon's lyrics

The first picture book set to John Lennon’s lyrics will be published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books and Amnesty International. Read more

Riddell urges next government to address children's rights

The lack of investment in school libraries is a “blight on the intellectual development and creative future of all our children”, children's laureate Chris Riddell... Read more

Chris Riddell pens guides to freedom for Amnesty International

Michael O’Mara Books is collaborating with Amnesty International UK on two visual "guides to freedom" illustrated by Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.... Read more

Crossan and Riddell win Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards

Chris Riddell has broken records by becoming the first illustrator to win three CILIP Kate Greenaway medals, picking up the prestigious award for The Sleeper... Read more

Frances Lincoln ‘proud’ to spread the peace

Frances Lincoln will publish a picture book based on John Lennon’s song “Imagine”, with the artist who drew the iconic Peace for Paris symbol.... Read more

BFG tops lists of children's books which develop empathy

Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird have topped the list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy.... Read more

Missing bookseller makes tearful 'confession' on China state TV

The Chinese government has broken its silence on the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers widely suspected of being detained by the authorities over the... Read more

UK 'urgently' seeking assistance tracing missing Hong Kong bookseller

The UK's Foreign Office has confirmed that one of the five missing Hong Kong book publishers is a British citizen and has said it is "deeply concerned"... Read more

Barrington Stoke acquires graphic novel of refugee's journey

Barrington Stoke has acquired the English-language rights to Alpha, a graphic novel about a refugee’s journey from Africa to Europe, by French illustrator Barroux and... Read more

Amnesty and CILIP to honour human rights in children’s books

CILIP will from next year give special commendations to the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway shortlisted books that celebrate human rights, after forming a new partnership... Read more

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