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Book Bits is Back! (2/5/16)

It’s high time we revived Book Bits: a random collection of interesting book-related links and information found around the web. Enjoy!

RR_Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter has a new book coming out!

Now you can ask the advice of a “book concierge” like you might a hotel concierge.

Rumor has it that a new Little House movie is in the works. And a new Alice in Wonderland movie this May. And The Jungle Book hits theaters in April.RR_Booked

Several award-winning children’s and young adult authors have new books coming out this spring: Kate DiCamillo, Kwame Alexander, Peter Brown, Ruta Sepetys, and others

Sarah McKenzie, of Read Aloud Revival, offers ways to turn your struggling reader into a voracious one

And, finally, planning to visit England this year? Be sure to check out this list of literary (and other) anniversaries before you go! (Hint: it’s a big year for Shakespeare, Charlotte Bronte, Beatrix Potter, Roald Dahl. The site doesn’t mention it, but it’s also the centenary of James Herriott’s birth, too.)

What interesting book-related news or information have you heard recently? Share in the comments! Perhaps we’ll include it in our next round-up.

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