Stamp Honoring Strega Nona Author Tomie dePaola Gets Release Date
The U.S. Postal Service has announced that a stamp honoring the Strega Nona author Tomie dePaola will be released on May 5. dePaola’s books have sold nearly 25 million copies. Strega Nona, which was published in 1975, is a Caldecott Honor book and was voted one of the “Top 100 Picture Books” by the School Library Journal. dePaola’s Forever stamp features an image of the character Strega Nona with her magic pasta pot. There will be a “first-day-of-issue event” at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester to celebrate dePaola, who died in 2020 at 85 years old.
Here’s A Preview of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Second Night Eaters Graphic Novels
Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive first look at The Night Eaters: She Eats the Night by Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda. This is the second graphic novel in Liu and Takeda’s Night Eaters trilogy. The preview pages show Milly, a young woman who has just found out something terrible about her mother and now has to deal with the horrifying repercussions. The Night Eaters: Her Little Reapers is out on October 3.
Fifth Season Developing Series Based on Jean Kwok Novels The Leftover Woman and Mambo in Chinatown
Fifth Season is developing a series based on Jean Kwok’s 2014 novel Mambo in Chinatown and her upcoming book The Leftover Woman, which comes out in October. Both adaptations will be produced by Kristen Campo under her Campout banner. “I’m thrilled that there is room these days for stories like mine about women, ambition and people of color,” Kwok said in a statement to Variety. “I have complete faith that Kristen and the amazing team at Fifth Season will bring my work to the screen with respect, creativity and authenticity.”
What Happened to Vlog Adaptations of Books? An Exploration
From 2012 to 2014, vlog adaptations of books, like The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, were everywhere. What happened to them?