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  • Children’s Book Reissues: Spring 2017

    A 19th-century classic gets the Caldecott treatment, two books celebrate their 25th anniversaries, and forgotten volumes from an award-winning illustrator return to print.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 27, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a cat seeking a home, a middle grade novel about a boy who wants to communicate with extra-terrestrials, and a YA novel in which a teen girl confronts tragedy and injustice, among many other works for kids and teens.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 20, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the geologic history of the Grand Canyon, a science fiction graphic novel series about an alien boy, and a YA novel about a family grappling with grief.

  • Philip Pullman’s 'Dust' Finally Settles; New Trilogy to Launch in October

    A dozen years ago, acclaimed British author Philip Pullman teased his legions of fans with a cryptic message posted to his website: “The Book of Dust,” he wrote, “is under way.” Finally, ‘Dust’ is just months away.

  • Rinker and Lichtenheld Build on 'Construction Site’ Success

    The author-illustrator team behind 'Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site' gears up for a highly anticipated sequel, building on the success of their original collaboration.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 13, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about chaos and the common cold, a motivating middle grade book in prose, and a nonfiction YA title that tackles the gender gap in education.

  • Movie Alert: ‘Before I Fall’

    Marking one of the first major YA movie releases of 2017, 'Before I Fall,' adapted from Lauren Oliver’s 2010 novel of the same name, opens in theaters on March 3.

  • The Return of Shel Silverstein’s ‘Runny Babbit’

    'PW' reveals the cover of 'Runny Babbit Returns,' a follow-up to Shel Silverstein's 'Runny Babbit' (HarperCollins, 2005).

  • Amulet to Adapt Lumberjanes Comics into Novels

    Lumberjanes, the bestselling teen girl-focused comics series, is crossing over to prose. This fall Amulet Books will launch an original, illustrated middle-grade fiction Lumberjanes series based on the comics.

  • Candlewick Announces Fourth Barnett-Klassen Collaboration

    What happens when a mouse is swallowed by a wolf? This comedy will play out in 'The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse,' written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen.

  • Fall 2017 Children’s Sneak Previews

    A look ahead at some of the bigger titles for children and teens due out this fall.

  • Children’s Book Reissues: Winter and Spring 2017

    In our latest look at recently released and forthcoming reissued books for young readers, we survey an immense array.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of February 6, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about mischievous brothers, a middle grade account centering on a Sioux chief, and the latest installment in a bestselling YA fantasy series.

  • The Most-Anticipated Children’s and YA Books of Spring 2017

    A selection of big children's books for the season.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of January 30, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a spring-themed board book, a middle grade novel about embracing one’s shortcomings, and a YA novel set at a mysterious carnival.

  • Simon True to Spotlight Real-Life Crime

    A new line of YA nonfiction from Simon Pulse called Simon True, which launches in May with two titles, will chronicle actual crime stories involving real teens who have faced the very real consequences of their illegal actions.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of January 23, 2016

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the qualities needed in a good Easter Bunny, a middle grade nonfiction title about a legendary Native American athlete, and a YA Nordic noir thriller that starts with some blood on the snow.

  • Young Readers' Editions on the Horizon

    Young readers’ adaptations of adult nonfiction titles have grown exponentially in recent years, and this season proves no exception. Here we share some recent and forthcoming books reinterpreted for all ages.

  • Quirk Marks 'Warren the 13th' with an Original Story

    For fans of 'Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye,' Quirk is rolling out an original short story starring Warren, in advance of the March 21 release of a sequel.

  • Rights Report: Week of January 9, 2017

    Fiona Simpson of Simon & Schuster has acquired world rights to Eve Porinchak's One Cut, a YA nonfiction book that is one of two inaugural titles in a new line of nonfiction crime books for teens from Simon Pulse, called Simon True.

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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