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  • Rights Report: Week of April 18, 2016

    New deals for Allison Fairall, Mariko Tamaki, Zach Hines, Renee Collins, Tony Abbott, and Tamara Ireland Stone.

  • Rafael López's Murals Inspire New Picture Book

    Rafael López's murals in San Diego's East Village are the inspiration for a new picture book, 'Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood,' written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell and illustrated by López.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of April 18, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about an antisocial asteroid, an early reader nonfiction comic about a maligned urban bird, and a YA novel about a teen fascinated by the unexplained.

  • Rights Report: Week of April 11, 2016

    New deals for Somaiya Daud, Cao Wenxuan, Kim Turrisi, Katherine Locke, and Natalie Lloyd, among others.

  • Rights Report: Week of April 4, 2016

    New deals for David Macinnis Gill, Tiffany King, and Adam Lehrhaupt & Jared Chapman.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of April 11, 2016

    Among titles hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book featuring a ride through books, an anticipated middle grade novel from an award-winning author, and a YA novel of historical fiction in which a teen trades it all for a hardscrabble life.

  • Bologna 2016: Meg Rosoff Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

    Meg Rosoff is the winner of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world's largest children's book prize.

  • Children's Poetry: The Body Eclectic

    Move over, Mother Goose: new books of poetry for children push boundaries with style and substance.

  • Sleepless Kids? A Trio of Picture Books Comes to the Rescue

    Parents all-too-familiar with the frustration accompanying their children's refusal to fall under the soporific spell of Goodnight Moon will appreciate three recent picture books that tackle the issue strategically and organically.

  • Listen Up! Harry Potter's Million-Audio Milestone

    J.K. Rowling's phenomenally popular tales of a boy's adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry continue to have legs in any format.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of April 4, 2016

    Among new titles hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about two unlikely friends, a middle grade novel about a jock turned poet, and a YA novel in which the self-described worst band in the world seeks their first gig.

  • 'Tuck Everlasting': The Musical

    The theatrical adaptation of 'Tuck Everlasting,' based on the classic 1975 novel by Natalie Babbitt, has been nearly a decade in the making.

  • 'A Child's First Book of Trump' Due from S&S

    Just in time for this year’s Republican National Convention, author and comedian Michael Ian Black has written 'A Child's First Book of Trump,' illustrated by Marc Rosenthal.

  • World of Warcraft Marches on Middle Grade

    Scholastic and game developer Blizzard are teaming up to create a new middle grade book series based on its internationally popular World of Warcraft game franchise.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 28, 2016

    New deals for Garth Nix, Lauren DeStefano, Amy Ewing, Matthew J. Kirby, Lisa Thompson, Chris Tebbetts, and Tonya Bolden.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 28, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about an odd couple of friends, the first middle grade novel from a bestselling YA author, and a teen novel about a boy struggling with grief amid his growing awareness of his sexual identity.

  • 'Wonder Dog' Featured in New Picture Book

    A family's lost dog's cross country journey home is recounted in 'Bobbie the Wonder Dog: A True Oregon Story,' written by Tricia Brown and illustrated by Cary Porter.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 21, 2016

    New deals for Elizabeth Byrne, Jessie Ann Foley, Megan Atwood, David Clawson, Shelley Tougas, James Preller, Brian Lies, and Charles Santoso.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts': From Book to Film and Back Again

    Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced its global publishing licensees for the November 18, 2016, feature film release 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and its sequels.

  • Viking Makes Way for the 75th Anniversary of 'Ducklings'

    On March 29, Viking will release a 75th-anniversary edition of Robert McCloskey's classic 'Make Way for Ducklings.'

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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