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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Wordless Picture Book: A Panel Discussion at Politics and Prose

    Unseasonable cold and rain in Washington, D.C., did not deter a faithful crowd of children's literature enthusiasts from attending Politics and Prose's fourth annual picture book panel, held on Sunday, May 1.

  • 'Quiet' Riot: Bringing Susan Cain's Bestseller to Young Readers

    Susan Cain's new middle grade nonfiction book, 'Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts,' was inspired by the reaction from the conference attendees at her TED Talk in 2012.

  • Q & A with Andrea Portes

    Andrea Portes is the author of adult and YA novels, most recently, 'The Fall of Butterflies.'

  • Children’s Editor Dick Jackson Turns Author

    Dick Jackson, the legendary children's book editor, becomes a freshly minted author at age 81.

  • Q & A with Firoozeh Dumas

    Humorist Firouzeh Dumas, author of two bestselling memoirs about growing up as an Iranian immigrant in America, now mines her childhood in her debut middle-grade novel, 'It Ain't So Awful, Falafel.'

  • Children’s Lit Community Launches Auction to Help Refugees in Europe

    “Writing for Charity” is an effort to support Lifting Hands International by auctioning off literary items from the standard to the unusual to get supplies directly to refugee camps in Europe.

  • Q & A with N.D. Wilson

    This week, N.D. Wilson launches a new series, Outlaws of Time, a middle grade time-travel adventure set in the American West.

  • Q & A with Frances Hardinge

    Earlier this year when Frances Hardinge learned that her novel, 'The Lie Tree,' had won the Costa Award for the best children's book published in the U.K. in 2015, she was overjoyed.

  • Judy Blume, Bookseller

    At 78, bestselling author Judy Blume has added a new occupation to her c.v.: that of bookseller.

  • Q & A with Deborah Hopkinson

    Deborah Hopkinson's third novel, 'A Bandit's Tale,' is a picaresque novel narrated by Rocco Zacarro, an Italian boy sold into slavery in 19th-century New York City.

  • Susanna Moodie's Pioneer Memoir Gets Animated

    Susanna Moodie's 'Roughing It in the Bush' will be brought to a whole new audience with a graphic novel adaptation and animated, interactive app.

  • Still Cleary After All These Years: Paying Tribute to 'Ramona' Creator for Her 100th Birthday

    To honor the centenarian, authors and performers gathered at Symphony Space in Manhattan on April 3 to read sections from her novels and celebrate her enduring characters.

  • Q & A with Monica Hesse

    'Girl in the Blue Coat,' Monica Hesse's debut novel, is the story of a teenager in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam who keeps her parents and herself fed by selling black market goods.

  • Beverly Cleary's Birthday Party of the Century

    How do you mark a legendary author's milestone birthday? If you're HarperCollins Children's Books, and the birthday girl is your author Beverly Cleary, who turns 100 on April 12, you start a few months ahead of time.

  • Beverly Cleary, on Turning 100

    Newbery and National Book Award–winning author Beverly Cleary, who was named a Living Legend in 2000 by the Library of Congress, turned 100 on April 12.

  • Q & A with Jesse Andrews

    In Jesse Andrews's new novel, 'The Haters,' a trio of teen jazz musicians, burdened with more ambition than talent, take to the road in a comic adventure.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Spouses and artistic collaborators Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr talk about their new picture book, ‘Babies Ruin Everything,’ and how their years of experience self-publishing their own titles led to this and other book deals.
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