Born in 1946, as one of five children, Cox describes his childhood as "bloody tough and bloody lonely” - and he thinks his struggles will surprise readers.
In the book, children help in a variety of ways: sending care packages to American soldiers overseas, recycling plastic bags, cleaning up a park, donating toys to a children's hospital and encouraging others to vote.
Her new comedy “I Love That for You” premieres on April 29 on Showtime. Shannon talked recently to The Associated Press about sharing family stories, crashing into chairs on “SNL,” and how she survives Hollywood.
It includes how to make Spanish marmalade from Madrid, and green fish curry from the Islamabad High Commission.
Why books? Because they help us develop a vision of life, guide us and never fail us. I read my Holy Book. I stood corrected. I stood armed for life.
"Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City” was named the winner of the $10,000 Lukas Book Prize for an outstanding nonfiction work of "American political or social concern.”
I’ve always been a storyteller. In fact, I knew at about six years old that I would one day be an author and illustrator. It was Syd Hoff and Shel Silverstein books that cemented that dream in my heart.
The book paints an intimate picture of life in the Emirates through the memories, hopes, and ambitions of its inhabitants.
The delicately drawn picture book, about a young, ginger-haired boy who builds a snowman that magically comes to life, was transformed into an animated film in 1982.