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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Betsy is the Managing Editor at Redeemed Reader. When she reads ahead for you, she uses sticky notes instead of book darts and willfully dog ears pages even in library books. Betsy is a fan of George MacDonald, robust book discussions, and the Oxford comma. She lives with her husband and their three children in the beautiful Southeast.

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