Children's books

FILE - This Oct. 17, 2008, file photo shows novelist Junot Diaz during a book presentation in New York. Diaz is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a fellow author. Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose," tweeted Friday, May 4, 2018, that the Pulitzer Prize winner forcibly kissed her while she was a graduate student. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)
May 07, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Children's Museum has canceled a book reading by author Junot Diaz, who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Museum spokeswoman Jo-Anne Baxter said on Monday the museum canceled Thursday's planned event over concerns the accusations could put visitors in an "...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel attends the 30th annual Scleroderma Foundation Benefit at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kimmel has apologized for a joke about Melania Trump and moved to deescalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity. In a Twitter post on Sunday, April 8, 2018 Kimmel said that while his exchanges with Hannity have been fun, he didn’t want to add further to the “vitriol” of their spat. Such animosity, Kimmel said, is “harmful to our country.”(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 08, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel has apologized for a joke about first lady Melania Trump's accent and moved to deescalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity. Kimmel says in a Twitter post made Sunday his exchanges with Hannity have been fun but he doesn't want to add to the "...
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April 08, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel has apologized for a joke about first lady Melania Trump's accent and moved to deescalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity. Kimmel says in a Twitter post made Sunday his exchanges with Hannity have been fun but he doesn't want to add to the "...
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March 29, 2018 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming Harry Potter retrospective in New York will add a few touches to the record-breaking exhibit at the British Library in London. The New-York Historical Society told The Associated Press on Thursday that "Harry Potter: A History of Magic" will include illustrations by...
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In this March 2018 photo provided by HBO, John Oliver holds the book “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo". (Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP)
March 26, 2018 - 8:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The past week was a good one for picture books about rabbits. Gay or straight. "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo" has spent the past several days at No. 1 on Amazon.com. The book it spoofed, by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike...
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March 19, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Oliver has trolled his way to the top. The HBO host's spoof of a new picture book by the wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence was No. 1 on Amazon.com as of midday Monday. "Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of a Vice President" is a tribute to the Pence family's beloved...
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March 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray has an additional job title: children's book author. McGillivray's new book, "Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination," is being launched Wednesday in Boston. McGillivray says it's a nonfiction picture book for young readers...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, author Daniel Handler attends the world premiere of Netflix's "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" in New York. Recent accusations of sexual harassment against Handler have cost him the role of commencement speaker at Wesleyan University. He will be replaced by Anita Hill, who testified in 1991 that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her. She's now a professor at Brandeis University and already was scheduled to receive an honorary degree at Wesleyan's May graduation ceremony. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 01, 2018 - 6:32 pm
Children's author Daniel Handler has canceled his commencement speech at Wesleyan University amid allegations of sexual harassment, the school announced Thursday. Instead, the May graduation speech will be given by Anita Hill, who drew attention in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:52 pm
Children's author Daniel Handler has canceled his commencement speech at Wesleyan University amid allegations of sexual harassment, the school announced Thursday. Instead, the May graduation speech will be given by Anita Hill, who drew attention in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court...
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March 01, 2018 - 5:15 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Recent accusations of sexual harassment against children's author Daniel Handler apparently have cost him the role of commencement speaker at Wesleyan University. Students and alumni had protested Handler's selection, and the private school in Connecticut announced his...
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