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  • YA Debut Gets Six-Figure Deal, Sold to 16 Territories and Jerry Bruckheimer

    A six-figure deal for North American rights to 'The Cruelty' is the latest in a string of good things that have happened to Scott Bergstrom's debut novel in just the past month.

  • Four Questions for Lauren A. Mills

    In 'Minna's Patchwork Coat,' an illustrated middle-grade novel out this month, Lauren A. Mills delves deeper into the life of Minna, the Appalachian girl introduced her 1991 picture book, 'The Rag Coat.'

  • Q & A with Martine Leavitt

    Mental illness, the meaning of reality, and the saving power of love are just some of the themes that Martine Leavitt explores in her most recent novel, 'Calvin.'

  • Q & A with Pat Zietlow Miller

    Pat Zietlow Miller's third picture book, 'Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story,' illustrated by Jim McElmurry, was published by Schwartz & Wade in September.

  • Four Questions for…Juman Malouf

    Set and costume designer Juman Malouf's debut title for middle-graders, 'The Trilogy of Two,' features 12-year-old twins Sonja and Charlotte, raised in the circus, who discover they have magical powers.

  • Happy Birthday, Jean Fritz

    Jean Fritz's publisher, Putnam, is marking her 100th birthday with a campaign to gather 100 birthday cards for the celebrated children's book author.

  • Author-Illustrator Hervé Tullet Moves to the U.S.

    Hervé Tullet, the French author and illustrator behind the bestselling 'Press Here!' and most recently, 'Art Workshops for Children,' has recently moved, with his wife and his daughter, to the United States.

  • Macmillan's 'Join the Resistance' Campaign Rallies Meyer's Troops

    'Winter,' the fifth and final book of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles, is getting a big promotional push both online and off, between a social media campaign, bookstore displays, and a forthcoming 10-city tour.

  • Q & A with Joelle Charbonneau

    For her latest thriller, opera singer-turned-YA novelist Joelle Charbonneau has crafted a contemporary social media nightmare.

  • Q & A with Anna Bond

    For the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,' Puffin approached designer and illustrator Anna Bond to give the curiouser and curiouser book a full overhaul, complete with full-color spot illustrations.

  • Amanda Peet: All She Wants for Hanukkah Is Christmas

    'Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein,' co-written by Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer and illustrated by Christine Davenier, grew out of Peet's trouble explaining a Christmas-free existence to her kids.

  • Illustrator Gabi Swiatkowska's New York Tour in Photos

    Illustrator Gabi Swiatkowska recently traveled from her home in the French village of Bourg de Visa to New York City to promote her new book, 'Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter,' written by Barbara Herkert.

  • Obituary: Vera B. Williams

    Vera B. Williams, noted children’s book author and illustrator, artist, educator, and social activist, died on October 16, 2015. She was 88.

  • Q & A with Roland Smith

    Fifteen years after 'Peak', Roland Smith's 15-year-old climbing prodigy returns for a new, even more dangerous, ascent in 'The Edge.'

  • Author Jennifer Armentrout Wants to Help Aspiring Writers

    For the last three years, YA and adult romance author Jennifer Armentrout has run a contest to send one unpublished author to the RT Booklovers Convention. For Armentrout, the convention is an important one for aspiring writers.

  • Debut Author's Artful Resolution Yields Six-Figure Deal

    In 2013, Kayla Cagan's New Year's resolution was to create one page a day in the journal of a high school artist for a year. At the end of the year, she hoped to have a complete draft of a diary-style novel.

  • Q & A with Jennifer Donnelly

    Jennifer Donnelly returns to "one of [her] favorite periods of history" with her latest YA novel, 'These Shallow Graves.'

  • Tomie dePaola Is ‘Grateful' for a Storied Career

    Caldecott- and Newbery-Honor winning author Tomie dePaola shows no signs of slowing down at age 81, with several new books due from three publishers.

  • Philip and Erin Stead Interview Each Other

    The husband-and-wife team behind the Caldecott winner 'A Sick Day for Amos McGee' discuss their new collaboration, how they settle disputes, and how they get along despite spending an average of 23.5 hours a day together.'

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