Kidlit News Quickie Round-up
The Mighty Mom BloggersDo-it-yourself writers gain clout with publishers(Publishers Weekly)
— Simon & Schuster celebrates mom bloggers, the new word-of-mouth publishing powerhouses
A Picture Book Proclamation (PhoenixNewTimes.com)
London, Ont., author files copyright lawsuit against Scholastic (Metronews)
— Accusations like this could reflect badly on the authors unless they are very VERY sure.
Mysterious children’s book gets new stories from a star-studded cast of authors(CSM)
— Authors were asked to come up with text to go with some of Chris Van Allsburg’s illustrations.
Web-based Kindle format good for comics, kids’ books (CNET)
Amazon details new KF8 – HTML5, CSS3 e-book format (Afterdawn.com)