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  • Q & A with Selina Alko and Sean Qualls

    Married couple Selina Alko and Sean Qualls's new books, 'The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage,' recounts the story of interracial couple Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving.

  • McNally Jackson and Forever Young Adult Are BFFs

    McNally Jackson Books in New York City have joined forces with a Forever YA book club based in Manhattan to expand their YA/crossover event offerings.

  • Q & A with Meghan McCarthy

    Meghan McCarthy's latest picture book not only traces the origins of earmuffs, but also muses on what constitutes an original idea and the human penchant for blurring fact and fiction.

  • 2015 Sendak Fellows Announced

    The recipients of the 2015 Sendak Fellowship are Richard Egielski, Marc McChesney, Doug Salati, and Stephen Savage. The fellowship consists in a four-week residency for illustrators that runs from July 6–31.

  • Obituary: Robert San Souci, 68

    Children’s book author Robert San Souci, known for his retellings of folktales and myths, died suddenly on December 19 at his San Francisco home. He was 68.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts

    Four notable children's and YA debuts from the fall season.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Chelsey Philpot

    Chelsey Philpot had many inspirations for Even in Paradise (Harper, Oct.), which tells the story of Charlotte Ryder, a girl changed irrevocably by the beguiling Julia Buchanan and her family.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Esther Ehrlich

    Stories have always been important to me,” says Esther Ehrlich.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Mike Curato

    At the 2012 SCBWI Midwinter Conference in New York City, two very big things happened to a fictional elephant named Elliot.

  • Fall 2014 Flying Starts: Atia Abawi

    Atia Abawi’s desire to be both a journalist and a novelist had early roots.

  • John Green Celebrates 10 Years of 'Looking for Alaska'

    It's often been said recently that author John Green is having a moment. But more accurately, he's been having quite a decade. Next month Dutton is marking the 10th-anniversary of his debut novel, 'Looking for Alaska.'

  • Obituary: Norman Bridwell

    Norman Bridwell, creator of more than 150 titles starring the iconic Clifford the Big Red Dog, died on Martha's Vineyard on Friday, December 12. He was 86.

  • Gayle Forman to Hit the Road—With a Little Help from Her Friends

    Between January 27 and February 6, YA author Gayle Forman will crisscross the country promoting her new novel, 'I Was Here,' on a tour with a rather unorthodox bent.

  • Q & A with Jennifer Niven

    In her first YA novel, 'All the Bright Places,' Jennifer Niven tackles heavy topics such as depression and suicide, but also romance and the many unsung wonders of the state of Indiana.

  • Q & A with Cynthia Weil

    Cynthia Weil's written her first YA novel, 'I'm Glad I Did' and she's enjoying seeing her emergence as a songwriter – and Carole King's best friend – come to life as a Broadway musical.

  • Veronica Roth's #AbnegationDonation Gives Books to Children in Need

    Bestselling author Veronica Roth is launching the #AbnegationDonation campaign, a fundraising effort in partnership with First Book.

  • Q & A with Nick Lake

    British author Nick Lake's latest novel, 'There Will Be Lies,' takes readers to the American Southwest.

  • Q & A with Frank Portman

    Frank Portman's guitar anti-hero, the girl-obsessed Tom Hellerman, returns for the second half of his sophomore year in 'King Dork Approximately.'

  • Four Questions for...Jacqueline Woodson

    The third time's a charm for Jacqueline Woodson, whose memoir written in verse about her 1960s-era childhood, 'Brown Girl Dreaming,' won the National Book Award in Young People's Literature last week

  • RoadsideYA Tour in Photos

    YA authors Julie Murphy, Katie Cotugno, Tessa Gratton, Bethany Hagen, and Natalie C. Parker ventured on a joint road trip book tour from October 22 – November 5 covering 3,600 miles and nine book events.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Andy Griffiths
Andy Griffiths talks to PW KidsCast about ‘The 39-Story Treehouse,’ the third book in his wild, self-referential series, illustrated by Terry Denton, about the madcap misadventures of friends Andy and Terry in their ever-expanding treehouse.
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