Children's entertainment

January 14, 2019 - 6:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whirlwind romance is leading to an engagement for actor Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger. Pratt posted a photo of his 29-year-old partner sporting an engagement ring on Instagram Monday. He wrote, "Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes!" There's no word on when and...
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In this Thursday, April 5, 2018 photo artist Moises Salcedo of Albuquerque shows an early rendition of the lead character for the bilingual children's book "Owl in a Straw Hat" at his home and studio in Albuquerque, N.M. He and celebrated Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya crafted the book that follows the adventure in English and Spanish of a tiny owl named Oli who longs to read on his own, even as he skips school and tangles with a cast of conniving animal characters in the hills and skies of northern New Mexico. A sequel is planned to address concerns about bullying. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
December 25, 2018 - 1:24 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The 81-year-old author is often called a dean of Chicano literature. The illustrator is a younger muralist steeped in the visual traditions of Mexican-American pop culture and low-rider cars. Together, novelist Rudolfo Anaya and painter Moises Salcedo — who goes by El...
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In this Feb. 4, 2004 file photo, Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss creator Theodor Geisel, appears during an interview at her home in the La Jolla area of San Diego. Geisel died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at age 97. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
December 21, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Audrey Geisel, the widow of children's author Dr. Seuss and longtime overseer of his literary estate, has died. Random House Children's Books announced that she died Wednesday at age 97. She died "peacefully" at her home in La Jolla, California. Dr. Seuss, whose real name was...
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In this Feb. 4, 2004 file photo, Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss creator Theodor Geisel, appears during an interview at her home in the La Jolla area of San Diego. Geisel died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at age 97. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
December 21, 2018 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Audrey Geisel, the widow of children's author Dr. Seuss and longtime overseer of his literary estate, has died. Random House Children's Books announced that she died Wednesday at age 97. She died "peacefully" at her home in La Jolla, California. Dr. Seuss, whose real name was...
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December 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Audrey Geisel, the widow of children's author Dr. Seuss and longtime overseer of his literary estate, has died. Random House Children's Books announced that she died Wednesday at age 97. She died "peacefully" at her home in La Jolla, California. Dr. Seuss, whose real name was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Katherine Johnson, the inspiration for the film, "Hidden Figures," poses in the press room at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Johnson’s “Reaching for the Moon” is an autobiography for middle graders that will be published next fall, Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 20, 2018 - 8:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story. Johnson's "Reaching for the Moon" is an autobiography for middle graders that will be published next fall, Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced Thursday...
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December 20, 2018 - 8:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story. Johnson's "Reaching for the Moon" is an autobiography for middle graders that will be published next fall, Atheneum Books for Young Readers announced Thursday...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Chelsea Clinton attends Variety's Power of Women: New York Presented by Lifetime in New York. Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on “Don’t Let Them Disappear,” Penguin Young Readers announced Monday. Scheduled for April 2, the book will celebrate whales, tigers and other animals and provide advice on how to help preserve them. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 17, 2018 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton's career as a children's author continues with a picture book about endangered animals. Penguin Young Readers announced Monday that the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on "Don't Let Them Disappear." Scheduled for...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Chelsea Clinton attends Variety's Power of Women: New York Presented by Lifetime in New York. Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on “Don’t Let Them Disappear,” Penguin Young Readers announced Monday. Scheduled for April 2, the book will celebrate whales, tigers and other animals and provide advice on how to help preserve them. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
December 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton's career as a children's author continues with a picture book about endangered animals. Penguin Young Readers announced Monday that the daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton is collaborating with illustrator Gianna Marino on "Don't Let Them Disappear." Scheduled for...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2008 file photo, former President George H.W. Bush arrives on the South Lawn of White House in Washington. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
December 01, 2018 - 3:25 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 2:07 a.m. Iran has noted the death of President George H.W. Bush. A scrolling news bar on state television described Bush as being "like other U.S. presidents who wished to see the collapse of the Islamic...
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