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Rachel Bader Named Licensing Director for Random House

Random House Children’s Books has appointed industry veteran Rachel Bader as its new Licensing Director. The new role tasks her with building and managing a consumer products ... Continue Reading →
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Illustrator Mel Crawford Dies at 89

Mel Crawford, a distinctive artist known for drawing and painting children’s books related to animated features and TV shows, died Feb. 23. He was 89. Born in Canada in 1925, ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #240

Magic Color Flair: The World of Mary Blair By John Canemaker [Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, $40] Iconic Disney artist Mary Blair (1911-1978) is one of the most notable illustrators ... Continue Reading →
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ToonSeum Celebrates Little Golden Books

The ToonSeum, a.k.a. Pittsburgh’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, will be celebrating seven memory-making decades of Little Golden Books on Saturday, May 17 from 4 – 7 ... Continue Reading →