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  • Q & A with Jennifer Weiner

    Author Jennifer Weiner has written her first book for younger readers, 'The Littlest Bigfoot,' about a misfit human girl, Alice, who rescues and then befriends a Bigfoot girl named Millie, whose hidden world Alice swears to protect.

  • Obituary: Anna Dewdney

    The children's author-illustrator, whose Llama Llama picture books are million-copy bestsellers, died on September 3 from brain cancer. She was 50.

  • Obituary: Brian Wildsmith

    British children's author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith, praised for his creative range of style and subject, died on August 31 in Grasse, France. He was 86.

  • Q & A with Dav Pilkey

    Dav Pilkey is kicking off his new Captain Underpants spinoff series, Dog Man, with a multi-city Dog-gone Spectacular Superheroes Tour.

  • Adam Rex and Christian Robinson Head Back to 'School'

    The author-illustrator team interviewed each other about their picture book collaboration, 'School's First Day of School,' which is out in time for back-to-school season.

  • Obituary: Joyce Carol Thomas

    Award-winning author, poet, and playwright Joyce Carol Thomas, whose works largely focused on family and the African-American experience, died on August 13. She was 79.

  • Adam Silvera Returns to Paper Lantern Lit

    Novelist Adam Silvera has joined Paper Lantern Lit as community manager, adding another entry to his publishing resumé.

  • A 'Fantabulous' Centenary Celebration for Roald Dahl

    Penguin Young Readers Group and the Roald Dahl Literary Estate are marking the centennial of his birth with an extensive yearlong commemoration.

  • Kinney to Head Abroad for 'Wimpy Kid 11' Tour

    This fall, Kinney will head overseas for a tour that will take him to nine countries, in addition to nine markets in the U.S.

  • Q & A with Randy Cecil

    Randy Cecil has been illustrating picture books since 1996, with 20 titles to his credit; his new book is well over 100 pages – a picture book with the scope of a novel.

  • Four Questions for... Cheryl Klein

    This fall, Scholastic editor Cheryl Klein moves to the other side of the desk, with her own book, 'The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults.'

  • On My Nightstand: Sabaa Tahir's Nighttime Reading

    YA author and former 'Washington Post' journalist Sabaa Tahir describes what’s on her bedside table.

  • Four Questions for... Adriana Mather

    There's an audible howling on the line as Adriana Mather settles in to talk about her debut novel 'How to Hang a Witch' from her Santa Monica home.

  • Children's Book Illustrators Pay Tribute to Beatrix Potter

    For the 150th anniversary of Potter's birth, Penguin Random House is publishing a collection of tributes by children's book illustrators. Here is a sampling of some of their works.

  • Melissa Sweet: Illuminating the Life of E.B. White

    Using watercolors, collages, letters, and photos, Sweet portrays a titan of children's literature in 'Some Writer!'

  • Lois Lenski Biography Provides Intimate Portrait of an Elusive Author

    The University of Oklahoma Press, a scholarly press renowned for its emphasis on history and biography about the Western U.S., is moving in a new direction, with the publication this month of 'Lois Lenski: Storycatcher' by Bobbie Malone.

  • Q & A with Beth Revis

    For her latest book, 'A World Without You,' Beth Revis swaps space and explosions for a story that is set in the contemporary world.

  • Q & A with William Grill

    William Grill's 'The Wolves of Currumpaw' continues his interest in the natural world – and man's fraught place in it – but with a new location, and in a new palette.

  • Spring 2016 Flying Starts: Jeff Zentner

    Three friends in small-town Tennessee navigate the last year of high school, and beyond, in Zentner's 'The Serpent King.'

  • Spring 2016 Flying Starts: Gavriel Savit

    In 'Anna and the Swallow Man,' Savrit writes of a seven-year-old orphan and the titular figure as they attempt to escape the Germans in 1939 Poland.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kenny Loggins
Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins talks to PW KidsCast about adapting his song ‘Footloose’ into a picture book set at a rockin’ zoo.
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