Children's Entertainment

Author cancels graduation speech amid harassment allegations

Mar 1, 2018

Recent accusations of sexual harassment against children's author Daniel Handler apparently have cost him the role of commencement speaker at Wesleyan University

Wife and daughter of Mike Pence promoting picture book

Mar 1, 2018

The wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence will be touring this month in support of a new children's book

Disney says 'Black Panther' is raking it in

Feb 17, 2018

The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday that "Black Panther" has earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history.

National Geographic launches imprint for children's fiction

Feb 16, 2018

National Geographic is entering the land of make-believe: After focusing for years on nonfiction, National Geographic Kids Books is starting an imprint for children's fiction

"Maze Runner" author James Dashner dropped by literary agent

Feb 15, 2018

"Maze Runner" author James Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent

Netflix plans no changes in airing '13 Reasons Why'

Feb 14, 2018

A planned second season of "13 Reasons Why" on Netflix will be unaffected by the recent allegations of sexual harassment against author Jay Asher

Jay Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment

Feb 13, 2018

Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment

'Hello, Universe' wins Newbery for best children's book

Feb 12, 2018

Erin Entrada Kelly's "Hello, Universe" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding children's book of 2017

US Postal Service to unveil Mister Rogers stamp next month

Feb 6, 2018

The US Postal Service plans to issue a new stamp featuring Mister Rogers, the children's television host known for his zip-up cardigan, sneakers and soothing manner

Sydney's Ferry McFerryface renamed after children's author

Jan 31, 2018

A Sydney Harbor ferry christened Ferry McFerryface three months ago has been renamed after a political squabble

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