‘Owen and Mzee: the True Story of a Remarkable Friendship’ The bond between a baby hippotamus orphaned during the Asian tsunami and a 130-year-old Aldabran tortoise is the basis for a recently released children’s book publsihed by Scholastic Inc. Written by Craig Hatkoff, his seven-year-old daughter, Isabella, and Dr. Paula Kahumba of Lafarge Eco Systems, operators of Haller Park in Kenya where the animals live, “Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship” tells the story of how these two animals came together. Inspiration for the Hatkoff’s to write Owen and Mzee’s story came after the two saw the pair’s picture
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The second U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba ended its visit to the country on a note of optimism over future relations while acknowledging political realities under the new U.S. administration.
Concern over the Trump administration was a central theme at the Washington D.C. event.
Crowds filled the aisles of the 2017 edition of New York International Toy Fair, and the mood was upbeat.
Despite high praise from American and Cuban participants in this year's U.S. Publishing Mission to the Havana Book Fair, the event was marred by the confiscation of Armando Correa's debut novel, 'The German Girl,' by Cuban authorities.
The New Press plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with an energized publishing program focused on the challenge of resisting the new administration's political agenda.
Suffering from a downturn in the educational market, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has confirmed that it began a series of organizational changes last week that have resulted in, among other things, layoffs in its educational division as well as its trade division.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish new hardcover editions of the classic dystopian novels next month. The move is an attempt to capitalize on the cultural zeitgeist, as well as a recent surge in sales.
New Internationalist, a worker-owned publisher based in the U.K., launched a crowdfunding campaign that allows contributors to get a stake in the company.
Heat-Moon, author of the bestselling 1982 travel memoir 'Blue Highways,' struck a deal with small New York press Three Rooms to publish his first novel.
Tyrus Books, which published crime and literary fiction, is closing six months after S&S acquired its parent company, Adams Media, from F&W. Christian imprint Howard Books is being relocated to the publisher's New York City headquarters and losing its publisher in the move.
When I found out I was going to become a father, I wrote The Monster Alphabet. I wanted a book to read to my son that was filled with nerdy delight, and came up with an alphabet based off the monsters of legend. Initially, I wasn't sure what to do with it. I asked my art partner, Obsidian, if he'd be interested in drawing it, but time was a serious issue for us.