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  • 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.

  • Writer Nurses Craft Until Diabolically Good Things Happen

    Shelley Jessica Kincaid had faced down a moment like this one once before.

  • Q & A with Adam Shankman

    Former dancer, choreographer, film director and producer Adam Shankman's first YA novel, 'Girl About Town,' is a whodunit set in Hollywood's Golden Age.

  • Four Questions for… Peter Brown

    With 10 picture books under his belt, Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown has now tried his hand at a middle-grade novel, 'The Wild Robot.'

  • Q & A with Ally Condie

    After years of successfully writing dystopian YA, Ally Condie has now tried her hand at middle grade with 'Summerlost,' the story of a girl named Cedar who, after the deaths of her father and brother, must adjust to a new home in a small Utah town.

  • The More You 'Mo': A Tour of 'The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems'

    "The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems," on display at the New-York Historical Society from March 18 to September 25, collects 90 works by the children's author-illustrator, including preliminary sketches, animation cels, and sculptures.

  • Four Questions for... James Patterson

    PW spoke with Patterson about 'Jacky Ha-Ha,' the debut book of his new imprint, Jimmy Patterson, the latest chapter in his publishing life.

  • Mo Willems's Busy, Busy Year

    2016 is shaping up to be a Mo-mentous year for the author-illustrator who brought us the Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie, and Knuffle Bunny.

  • Commemorating Ezra Jack Keats's Centennial

    The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation has organized an Ezra Jack Keats 100th Birthday Read-a-thon on March 11 at Books of Wonder in Manhattan.

  • Q & A with Meg Medina

    Meg Medina's new book, 'Burn Baby Burn,' tells the story of high school senior Nora Lopez and her struggles with family, money, love, and the question of what to do next, as well as what it was like to live in New York City in 1977.

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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