While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts. So far we have heard our reviewers’ opinions about the nominees in the categories Picture Books and Junior Fiction
While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts.
Melissa McCarthy reportedly fired an extra on the set of her new movie.
Margaret Mahy could be posthumously honoured this year with an award now named after her. New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards today announced the top prize would be renamed ‘New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award’
Justin Bieber has visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and the museum says the Canadian pop star wrote in the guestbook that he hoped Frank “would have been a Belieber” if she had lived. Museum spokeswoman Maatje Mostart confirmed Sunday that Bieber visited on Friday evening (Saturday NZT)
There is a ‘girl power’ void in new books for Kiwi kids, according to judges on a children’s book awards panel. Finalists for The New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards were released this morning, with 19 books picked out of hundreds to contend for awards across four categories.
There is a ‘girl power’ void in new books for Kiwi kids, according to judges on a children’s book awards panel.
Film fans can already mark their calendars for the Academy Awards in 2014 and 2015. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced that next year’s Oscar ceremony will be held on March 2
Visiting Jerry Seinfeld’s home in the Hollywood Hills, one finds that the benefits of being a top television performer are readily apparent: even the three Porsches in his smartly tiled garage–two vintage, one a 1997 Turbo S–have a view of all Los Angeles.
To the rest of the world, Switzerland is a land of placid tranquillity and order nestling amid picture-postcard scenery. Yet of late it has been the scene of doings that would make the ministrants of Rosemary's Baby blush