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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: children's book critic Leonard Marcus to visit city

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Lessons from the master Leonard Marcus is a living encyclopedia of children's literature who shares his knowledge through the many books that he has written, analysing the authors and artists who have created some of the genre's greatest works. He has reviewed children's books for The Washington Post and The New York Times, judged multiple book ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: the Cinderella story is common to many different cultures

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Annie Ho

    ... illustrator Young is Chinese, and like Steptoe, is among a small group of ethnic minority artists who have made a career in children's literature. The other variation tells of a disfigured ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Chinese picture book award sparks hope for genre

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... that were culled from hundreds of entries. Liu Bole's I See a Bird (pictured) won the top prize for its meticulous illustration of a variety of species. Interestingly, this winning choice ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the Lines

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... 'Thanks!'" Thus writes Kinsey Fong, age seven, in his poem You Are the Yangtze , which won a prize in his age group at the 2012 Hong Kong Young Writers Awards. The annual competition invites young ... children to start writing. A year after Philip Roth was awarded the Man Booker International Prize in 2011 for his lifetime of great work, he announced that he had not only quit writing, but also ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between The Lines: Our children top the world at reading, but do they enjoy it?

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... But until parents and teachers appreciate the immense value of children's literature, children will only read when required. After all, young children rely on grown-ups to provide them with reading materials. Great children's literature provides our children with comfort when they worry, gives them courage when they are scared, cultivates their connections with the rest ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Get swept up in your children's play-acting

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 06:17pm by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho familypost@scmp.com I know there are Nobel Laureates and Poet Laureates, but I only recently became aware of Children's Laureates- an award to celebrate outstanding achievement in children's book writing and illustrating in Britain. The current Children's Laureate is Julia Donaldson. Best known as the creator of The Gruffalo, Donaldson is focusing ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Picture books that speak volumes

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... and a 500-word excerpt from that book. Contributors include actor Kirk Douglas and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Leonard Marcus, a professor of children's literature who has written extensively ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Artistic books for children with inspiring messages

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... the occasional prize, and her interest in drawing was piqued by her growing confidence and her gushing parents. Neither my husband nor I are artistically inclined. We appreciate art but cannot create it. ...



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