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  • Jan Brett and Margaret Frith Mark 25 Years Together

    In an era when authors often publish with multiple houses and work with more than one editor, Margaret Frith's quarter-century of editing Jan Brett's picture books is a pleasant anomaly.

  • Rowell Receives a 'Minnesota Nice' Welcome in St. Paul

    Two months after being disinvited by the Anoka County Library and the Anoka-Hennepin school district from speaking about her YA novel, Eleanor & Park, author Rainbow Rowell finally made the trip from her home in Omaha to Minnesota.

  • 250 Children's Books and Counting: A Conversation with Tomie dePaola

    In 2015 Tomie dePaola will celebrate his 50th year in publishing and his 40th writing and illustrating his award-winning tales of Strega Nona.

  • Q & A with Chip Kidd

    Superstar book jacket designer Chip Kidd's new book, Go, is a graphic design handbook for kids.

  • Obituary: Ann Jonas

    Ann Jonas, author and illustrator of numerous picture books, died in Rhinebeck, N.Y., on September 29 at the age of 81.

  • Q & A with Elisha Cooper and Brian Floca

    When we discovered that veteran author-illustrators Elisha Cooper and Brian Floca both had fall picture books about trains, we knew we had to find out why trains, why now, and what they thought of each other's work.

  • The House of Riordan: An Update

    New house, new city, new book: Rick Riordan's 2013 trifecta is worthy of any hero of Olympus.

  • Q & A with Kat Falls

    In Kat Falls's newly released YA novel, Inhuman, first in the Fetch trilogy, 16-year-old Lane deals with the spread of a virus that causes humans to mutate into animals.

  • Grim Tales, Mermaid Eggs, and a Horrible, Horrible Boy: A Studio Visit with Sophie Blackall and John Bemelmans Marciano

    Studio-mates Sophie Blackall and John Bemelmans Marciano are releasing their first collaborative effort, The 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield.

  • Q & A with William Wegman

    William Wegman is and his silvery Weimaraners are back with Flo & Wendell, a goofy, winsome sister-and-brother, the first of a number of books he's signed on to do with Dial.

  • Q & A with Todd Strasser

    Todd Strasser drew from his own childhood to write Fallout, about a father who builds the only bomb shelter in the neighborhood as the Cold War heats up in 1962.

  • Q & A with Holly Black

    In her new novel, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, Holly Black takes on a topic that might seem to have been done to death – vampires – but somehow she's produced another winner.

  • Q & A with Peter Brown

    In Peter Brown's Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, the eponymous feline shuns drab Victorian convention, trading his top hat and coat for a naked romp through the jungle.

  • Q & A with Gris Grimly

    PW talked to illustrator Gris Grimly about his version Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the perils of tackling a story after so many others have had a go at it.

  • Q & A with Nancy Farmer

    Eleven years after her National Book Award-winning The House of the Scoprion, Nancy Farmer has published a sequel, The Lord of Opium.

  • Q & A with Lois Duncan

    Duncan's Debutante Hill is the first YA classic be to reissued by Ig Publishing's new imprint, Lizzie Skurnick Books.

  • Cassandra Clare Talks ‘Mortal Instruments,’ Movie Releases, and More

    The author is gearing up for the highly anticipated August 21 big-screen release of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, based on her 2007 debut.

  • Q & A with Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston

    Although Melissa de la Cruz's husband, Michael Johnston, has been collaborating on all of her YA novels since the first book in the Blue Bloods series, his name has never appeared on the jackets along with his wife's – until now.

  • Q & A with Laura Vaccaro Seeger

    Author/illustrator Laura Vacarro Seeger's latest work, Bully, introduces a bull who begins bullying other animals after being picked on by a larger bull, and eventually repents.

  • Obituary: Marc Simont

    Children's book illustrator Marc Simont, whose signature fluid-lined works graced close to 100 books, died on July 13 at his home in Cornwall, Conn. He was 97.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Peter Sis
Hans Christian Andersen Award–winner Peter Sís talks with PW KidsCast about the work and research that went into his new picture book, 'The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,' as well as his long, decorated career working with editor Frances Foster.
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