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Cartoon Strip Longer Than 11 Football Fields. Breaks World Record.

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Cartoon Strip Longer Than 11 Football Fields. Breaks World Record.

Lincoln Peirce and HarperCollins Children’s Books have officially broken the Guinness World Records title for the world’s longest cartoon strip by a team. The record was broken live on TODAY show in New York City, and was the culmination of a week-long record breaking series. The record breaking comic spans 3,983 feet, 2 inches or [...]

Impact of War on the Health of Syria’s Children

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Impact of War on the Health of Syria’s Children

Syria’s shattered health system is forcing health workers to engage in brutal medical practices, and a series of epidemics have left millions of children exposed to a plethora of deadly diseases, Save the Children says in a new report. Announced Sunday, the report, “A Devastating Toll: the Impact of Three Years of War on the [...]

Angie Harmon Visits Nicaragua for UNICEF

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Angie Harmon Visits Nicaragua for UNICEF

Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon just returned from a visit to Nicaragua, where she traveled to bring attention to the horrors of child trafficking within the Central American country and across the globe. During her trip Harmon witnessed UNICEF programs to protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse and spoke with adolescent girls and [...]

Santa’s Sleigh in Honda’s Holiday Campaign

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Santa’s Sleigh in Honda’s Holiday Campaign

Automaker Honda has launched a holiday video highlighting the company’s safety and driver assistive technologies. The two-minute animated video imagines a safer sleigh for Santa powered by Honda’s advanced technologies like Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and a rearview camera assuring Santa a safe and timely arrival as the children of the world eagerly [...]

United Flies Children to the “North Pole”

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United Flies Children to the “North Pole”

United Airlines employees are hosting Fantasy Flights to the “North Pole” for children facing illness or living in underserved communities. During these events – which kicked off at many airports this past weekend – children and their families board United flights to the North Pole for a special holiday experience. Upon arrival, the children enter [...]

Disney Acquires Comic Book by Stan Lee

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Disney Acquires Comic Book by Stan Lee

Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) has announced the acquisition of a new book based on the Chinese zodiac written by comic book legend Stan Lee with Stuart Moore, featuring illustrations by comics artist Andie Tong. Zodiac is stated to be an action-packed illustrated novel that follows Steven Lee, a young Chinese-American teen who is drawn into [...]

Syrian Children in Trouble as Conflict Continues

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Syrian Children in Trouble as Conflict Continues

Children trapped amid fighting in Syria are being killed, maimed, and denied access to food and medicine as the number of child refugees fleeing the civil war tops one million, Save the Children said Thursday. The aid agency has spoken to families trapped by some of the worst violence yet seen in the two-and-a-half year [...]

Wars Taking Tolls on Children in the U.S.

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Wars Taking Tolls on Children in the U.S.

The cumulative stress faced by U.S. military families from 12 years of war is posing new risks for the health and well-being of nearly half a million young children with at least one active-duty parent. A new report issued by Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, research organization, found that children ages birth to six are [...]

Shanghai to Host Children’s Book Fair

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Shanghai to Host Children’s Book Fair

The inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), to be held at the ShanghaiMart Exhibition Center from November 7-9, 2013, will be ‘trade only’ for the first two days and open to the public on Day 3. Managed by Reed Exhibitions and supported by the General Administration of Press and Publication, Radio, Film & [...]

Porsche Offers Go-Kart for the Very Young

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Porsche Offers Go-Kart for the Very Young

The newest item from the Porsche Driver’s Selection is a Go-Kart which puts children from the age of five behind the wheel of a sporty Porsche machine. The Go-Kart, which is about 5 feet long, is a new highlight in the children’s program of the Porsche Lifestyle Collection. The pedal-powered vehicle weighs 55 pounds. In [...]

Attempts to Save the Children in Syria

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Attempts to Save the Children in Syria

Gaining access to the millions of children trapped in Syria and at acute risk must become the international community’s priority, Save the Children said today, June 7, as the UN launched an emergency funding call. “What the UN announced today was the price tag of our collective political failure to end this conflict,” said Carolyn [...]

Using Social Media to Save the Children in Syria

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Using Social Media to Save the Children in Syria

Two million children trapped inside Syria are innocent victims of a bloody conflict that has already claimed 70,000 lives, Save the Children warned Tuesday, saying that these children are under constant risk of malnutrition, disease, trauma and early marriage. In a new report, “Childhood Under Fire,” launched to mark two years of violence in Syria, [...]

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