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  • Obituary: Kate Duke

    Children's author and illustrator Kate Duke, known for her playful concept books starring an affable cast of guinea pigs, died unexpectedly at her home in New Haven, Ct., on Sunday, April 20. She was 57.

  • Q & A with Alan Rabinowitz

    Zoologist Alan Rabinowitz's first children's book, "A Boy and a Jaguar," conveys his passion for and skill at communicating with animals.

  • Q & A with Gabi Swiatkowska

    Illustrator Gabi Swiatkowska's first solo effort, "Queen on Wednesday," is about a girl who finds that being queen is more than she bargained for.

  • Q & A with Nina LaCour

    Nina LaCour's latest novel, "Everything Leads to You," about a romance between two young women, is the love story she knew she'd eventually write.

  • Q & A with Peter Sís

    In his new picture book, "The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry," Peter Sís celebrates an adventurer whose philosophical work has been compared to his own.

  • Voting for John Green: Tumblr Hosts Contest for 'The Fault in Our Stars' Movie Tour

    John Green fans are voting in a Tumblr contest in order to get the author to visit their state on a tour promoting the movie adaptation of "The Fault in Our Stars."

  • An Author Visits His Kingdoms: Ridley Pearson on Tour

    For almost three weeks, author Ridley Pearson traveled coast to coast on his tour for "Kingdom Keepers VII: The Insider."

  • Q & A with Byron Barton

    Thirteen years after "My Car," award-winning author-illustrator Byron Barton is back with a companion picture book, "My Bus."

  • Q & A with Ann Brashares

    Though Ann Brashares’s newest novel, "The Here and Now," traverses the borders of sci-fi and dystopia, her story maintains the realistic feel of contemporary YA.

  • Q & A with Andy Griffiths

    In "The 26-Story Treehouse," the sequel to "The 13-Story Treehouse," authors Andy Griffith and Terry Denton have added a baker's dozen of floors onto their imaginary domicile.

  • Q & A with Kate Samworth

    Kate Samworth's unconventional picture book debut, a faux catalog titled "Aviary Wonders Inc.," indirectly tells a troubling story of bird extinction circa 2032.

  • Q & A with Tedd Arnold

    Author Tedd Arnold gives his creatons Buzz and Fly Guy their first picture book outing with "A Pet for Fly Guy."

  • How to Write YA

    Author Seth Fishman shares six tips on how to tackle a YA novel.

  • E.L. Konigsburg Remembered

    On February 21, family, friends, and colleagues of E.L. Konigsburg gathered in a private space at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to pay tribute to the Newbery Medal-winning author, who died on April 19, 2013.

  • Q & A with Carter Roy

    Carter Roy, aka Michael Stearns, founder of the Upstart Crow Literary agency, is taking in the view from the other side of the desk with his children's book debut, "The Blood Guard."

  • Q & A with T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper

    In "Changers Book One: Drew," husband-and-wife team T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper introduce Ethan, a boy who wakes up in the body of a girl named Drew on the first day of high school.

  • Q & A with Carol Weston

    Carol Weston introduces two new heroines in "Ava and Pip," a middle-grade novel about an outgoing, wordplay-loving girl and her painfully shy older sister.

  • Obituary: Erik Blegvad

    Acclaimed illustrator Erik Blegvad, whose artwork appeared in more than 100 children's books, several of them by his wife Lenore Blegvad (1926-2008), died on January 14 at the age of 90.

  • Q & A with Sheila Turnage

    2013 Newbery Honoree Sheila Turnage returns with "The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing," another charming mystery in desperate need of unraveling by the indefatigable Mo LoBeau.

  • Q & A with Trent Reedy

    For "Divided We Fall," Trent Reedy draws upon his time as an Army National Guardsman to tell the story of a young man caught up in an impossible struggle that threatens to tear America apart.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mary E. Pearson
Author Mary E. Pearson discusses 'The Kiss of Deception,' the first book in her Remnant Chronicles series, as well as keeping secrets from readers (without tricking them) and not worrying about what genre her books fall into.
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