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children's books

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Children's book turns readers into 3D-printing artists

"LEO the Maker Prince" by Carla Diana inspires children to use their MakerBots to make storybook characters into their very own 3D figures.

By January 6, 2014

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014

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Bryan Cranston reads our new favorite NSFW kids book

Channeling his inner Walter White, everyone's favorite dad Bryan Cranston narrates the kids-book-for-parents "You Have to F**king Eat."

By November 12, 2014

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Don't just read, listen: Scribd adds audio books

The company is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its $9 monthly e-book subscription service.

By November 6, 2014

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Mistletoe drone draws blood at TGI Friday's

The restaurant's branch in Brooklyn has a very modern festive idea. Until the drone goes off course and strikes a photographer in the face.

By December 9, 2014

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Amazon's unusual launch event teaser: CEO Jeff Bezos' favorite childhood book

Could a 61-page children's book unlock clues about Amazon's plans for its mysterious launch event? Jessica Dolcourt read it to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Oyster, the 'Netflix for books,' has finally arrived on Android

The popular e-book subscription service is now available on just about every device.

By June 17, 2014

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Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By June 4, 2013

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Computer engineer Barbie needs men to code for her

Mattel apologizes for a book in which Barbie needs programming help from men, Walmart stores are scammed into price-matching fake Amazon listings, and Facebook launches yet another app.

By November 19, 2014

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Disney making new 'Star Wars' books based on original trilogy

Books by leading children's authors will begin with retelling of Luke Skywalker origin story. Disney hopes to fan interest in 'Wars' before December 2015 release of "Episode VII."

By April 18, 2014