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    2016 Children's Choice Book Award Winners

    The 2016 Children’s Choice Book Awards winners have been announced.

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    Yallwest 2016 in Photos

    More than 100 authors and illustrators attended the two-day celebration of all things YA (and some middle grade this year, too).

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    A Children's Bookstore to Pop Up in the Bronx

    Playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey is the latest children's book author to add "bookseller" to his many accomplishments.

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    Sarah Mlynowski and Shannon Hale: Authors, Friends, Princesses

    Two authors who know a thing or two about princesses held their first joint appearance during National Princess Week on April 28 at The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City.

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    Pat Mora Celebrates 20 Years of Honoring Día

    For two decades, children's book author and literacy advocate Pat Mora has been rallying enthusiasm for and participation in El día de los niños/ El día de los libros'(Children's Day/Book Day), aka Día, an annual celebration of tchildren and books.

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    Classic Children's Books by Helen Borten Return to Print

    The work of children's author-illustrator Helen Borten, whose books were published starting in the 1950s, is returning to print via Flying Eye Books, the children's imprint of Nobrow Press.

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    Canadian Children's Book Week to Host 400+ Events from Coast to Coast

    This Saturday, the 39th annual TD Canadian Children's Book Week kicks with 29 authors, illustrators, and storytellers participating in more than 400 book-related events across the country.

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    In Brief: May 5, 2016

    This week, a publisher donates books for a cause; fans hone their writing skills with a favorite author; an author sends his books to Princeton; and an author launches his new mystery-adventure series.

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    SCBWI Conference Attendees Raise Funds for Diversity

    About 600 attendees at this year's Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' "Wild Wild" Midwest conference, got into the spirit of the gathering by going wild with their cash over diversity.

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    Hot Off the Presses: Week of May 9, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book about America’s melting pot, a middle grade novel about an eventful summer road trip, and a YA novel in which one character struggles with mental illness, and a young hopeful psychiatrist takes an interest in him.

Tales from the Slush Pile
"Tales from the Slush Pile" is an original comic that follows the trials and tribulations of a children's book writer and his friends. Click through to see all previous Slush Pile comic strips.
PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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