Peter Sis Uses His Own Kids As Inspiration for His Award-Winning Children's Books

Peter Sis started illustrating children's books after Maurice Sendak saw his work. Credit: Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
Madlenka, the charming protagonist of two previous books by children's author and illustrator Peter Sis, is back in...
Sis began his career as an animation filmmaker, but started illustrating children's books after Maurice Sendak saw his work.
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Madonna Talks Bullying, Says 'I Never Fit In at School'

Prompted by the recent spate of teen suicides, Madonna appeared on the "The Ellen Degeneres Show" Nov. 10 to discuss bullying. "I'm incredibly disturbed and saddened by the overwhelming number of teen suicides that have been reported lately ...
"I wasn't a jock, I wasn't an intellectual -- there was no group I felt a part of. I just felt like a weirdo," Madonna says.

Madonna's Daughter a Study in Style as She Starts High School

Lourdes Leon expresses herself at her new school. Credit: Aaron Showalter, New York Daily News
We totally remember the first day of high school. Will the teachers be nice? Will we forget our locker combinations? Will we make friends easily? Will...
Madonna's 13-year-old daughter and partner on a clothing line for Macy's, started school this week at New York's acclaimed LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts -- the "Fame" school.

Former Teen Queen Tiffany Defends Miley Cyrus' New Sexy Image

Miley Cyrus's new sexy persona is just part of the job. At least Tiffany thinks so. Credit: Bauer-Griffin
Is Miley Cyrus too sexy too soon? Not if you ask Tiffany. The Cyrus of her day, Tiffany -- the stage name of Tiffany Renee Darwish -- s...

Madonna's Daughter is a Blogger

She's blogging in a Material World. Credit: George Napolitano, FilmMagic
She types! Madonna's 13-year-old daughter Lourdes burst into the blogosphere with her first entry on the website for Material Girl, the new juniors' line she's launching w...

Madonna's Daughter Lourdes, 13, Lands Her First Magazine Cover

The new issue of Quality magazine, on sale June 14, features Madonna's daughter, Lourdes. Credit: Quality Magazine
The daughter of the Material Girl is now a cover girl. Madonna's 13-year-old daughter, Lourdes Leon, makes her magazine debu...

Madonna Visits Malawi for a Charity Tour

Madonna and her daughter Mercy James sit at a community school funded by Madonna during a visit to Malawi on April 5. Credit: Amos Gumulira, AFP / Getty Images
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) - Madonna has arrived in Malawi ahead of her weeklong charity to...

Madonna Says Lourdes Needs to Focus on High School

Madonna and Lourdes have teamed up to launch a juniors' clothing line. Credit: J. Graylock,
You might not have a cone bra, a coffee table book called "Sex," or a 23-year-old Brazilian model boyfriend. But it's likely you and Mado...

Madonna to Reunite Her Kids With Their Birth Families in Malawi

Madonna walks through Heathrow Airport with her children Mercy James, right, and David Banda, left, on March 29. Credit: Steve Parsons, PA / AP
Madonna is off to Malawi next week to reunite her daughter, Mercy James, with the girl's biological ...

Get Ready to Express Yourself in Madonna's New Juniors' Fashion Line

Madonna and child: Lourdes will serve as muse for the Material Girls' new juniors' line. Credit: Stephen Lovekin, Getty
We're living in a material world, so why not let the ultimate Material Girl help dress us for it? Honestly, Madonna, wh...

Angelina Jolie Meets with Orphaned Children in Ravaged Haiti

Angelina Jolie talks to a 10-year-old Haitian boy who lost a limb during the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 9, 2010. Credit: Marco Di Lauro, UNHCR / AP
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made the pledge to donate $1 million to earthquake...

Is Madonna Planning to Get Pregnant?

Jesus Luz and Madonna in New York City on September 14, 2009. Credit: Gustavo Caballero, Getty Images
Don't think a little thing like being 51 years old is gonna get in the way of Madonna having another baby. Britian's The Sun reports the musi...

Celeb Clan Close-up: Madonna and Lourdes Dress to the 'Nines'

Singer Madonna and daughter Lourdes Leon attend the New York screening of Nine on December 15 in New York City. Credit: Joe Kohen, Getty Images
Causing a commotion: Leave it to Madonna to steal the red carpet glory from the likes of Nicole Ki...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters Now: This Is It Michael Jackson was planning a 50-date concert t...

Suri Cruise Sparkles in Her Silver Heels

Suri Cruise traveling with her stylish parents, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise. Credit: Jun Sato, WireImage
It's quite common for parents to influence their kid's style, but a mini fashion plate making Mom and Dad more hip? Well, to do that, you've ...


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