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  • Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Alex Gino

    When I came out as queer in college, I sought books that would reflect me,” Alex Gino says.

  • Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Stephanie Tromly

    Stephanie Tromly has lived in no fewer than five countries—born in the Philippines, she grew up in Hong Kong, spent a year in Brunei with her family, moved to the U.S. for college, settled in Canada, and is currently back in Hong Kong.

  • Fall 2015 Children's Flying Starts

    We highlight seven notable children's and young adult authors who debuted this season.

  • Fall 2015 Flying Starts: Kevin Sands

    In author Kevin Sands’s estimation, “Apothecaries are really cool—they work with potions, poisons, secret codes.”

  • Q & A with Estelle Laure

    'This Raging Light' is debut author Estelle Laure's story of 17-year-old Lucille, who is trying to care for her younger sister Wren after their mother takes off.

  • Children’s Authors Share Their Favorite Childhood Books

    We asked authors and illustrators to name their favorite stories from when they were young and tell us about the books’ impact on their lives.

  • 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.'

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mo O'Hara
Author Mo O’Hara talks about ‘Any Fin is Possible,' the fourth book in her Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series, and a picture book spinoff, 'The Fintastic Fishsitter,’ both out this spring.
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