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  • A Three-Book Deal in Sheep's Clothing

    John Churchman was sure he had violated proper bookstore etiquette when he dropped in unannounced at his local bookstore with copies of 'The SheepOver,' the picture book he had recently published with his wife, Jennifer.

  • Dave Eggers Pens Picture Book on the Golden Gate Bridge

    Dave Eggers has lived in the Bay Area for long enough that stories about the Golden Gate Bridge were imprinted in his mind, but only recently did he learn the less well-known story of the multi-year discussion over the bridge's color.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2'

    The dystopian YA franchise that has made an indelible mark on popular culture has reached its final chapter with the release of Lionsgate's 'Mockingjay Part 2' on November 20.

  • Rights Report: Week of November 9, 2015

    New deals for Megan Miranda, Amy Ignatow, Catherine Hapka, Sarah Henning, and Michelle Cuevas.

  • Abrams Secures U.S. Rights to Finnish Trilogy

    Abrams has negotiated a six-figure deal for 'Maresi,' Finnish author Maria Turtschaninoff's award-winning YA novel.

  • Macmillan's 'Join the Resistance' Campaign Rallies Meyer's Troops

    'Winter,' the fifth and final book of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles, is getting a big promotional push both online and off, between a social media campaign, bookstore displays, and a forthcoming 10-city tour.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of November 9, 2015

    A debut middle-grade novel takes a trip to the dark side of the circus, a bestselling YA series wraps uo, and a picture book answers the question: "Why is the Golden Gate Bridge orange?" in just some of the new books to hit shelves next week.

  • Grumpy Cat to Become a Golden Book

    Random House Children's Books has acquired the rights to the Internet meme Grumpy Cat for a series of three Golden Books.

  • After Long Gestation, Beach Lane Delivers 'Is Mommy?'

    The saga of 'Is Mommy?' began back in 2009, when poet Victoria Chang sent Allyn Johnston, the imprint's founder, a manuscript after hearing the editor speak at a Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators event.

  • Rights Report: Week of November 2, 2015

    New deals for Scott Reintgen, Vivi Greene, Leah Rowan, Michelle Hodkin, Mitali Perkins, Obert Skye, and Andrew Clements.

  • Jeff Kinney: Diary of a Crazy Year

    We spoke with Jeff Kinney on the eve of the release of 'Old School,' the 10th Diary of a Wimpy Kid volume, and a world tour that will take him to 15 countries in 33 days,

  • PW's Best Children's Books of 2015

    PW's editors have sorted through the thousands of books published this year to bring you what we consider to be 2015's finest titles for children and teens. Here are our selections for the year's best picture books, middle-grade, and young adult titles.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of November 2, 2015

    Among the titles hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book that seeks the ontological status of mommies, the latest in a mega-selling middle-grade series, a supernatural YA novel, and many more.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 26, 2015

    New deals for Richelle Mead, Adi Alsaid, Peadar Ó Guilín, Jaime Reed, Cath Crowley, Susan Hood, and Lauren Castillo.

  • What's Selling at One More Page Books

    Chocoholics, oenophiles, and literature lovers are treated to one-stop shopping at One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., where Lelia Nebeker focuses on the store's offerings for readers. The book buyer talked up some of her favorite handsells of the fall season.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of October 26, 2015

    Among the new books hitting shelves next week are a follow-up to a 75-year-old classic, a quiet book about a tree afraid of losing its leaves, a historical murder mystery, and more.

  • Little Elliot, Big Journey

    On October 6, Henry Holt released a Mike Curato's 'Little Elliot, Big Family,' and last week the character of Elliot embarked on a cross country tour which will take him to at least 60 schools in at least 40 states during the current school year.

  • Galley Talk: 'Anna and the Swallow Man'

    Sara Grochowski, children's buyer at Brilliant Books in Traverse City, Mich., is already alerting customers and colleagues to a forthcoming first novel, Gavriel Savit's 'Anna and the Swallow Man,' which Knopf will release in January.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 19, 2015

    New deals for John Corey Whaley, Emily Arsenault, Meg Medina, Maurene Goo, Ben Clanton, and Beth Revis.

  • A 'Napping House' Tour in Photos

    Thirty years after the publication of 'The Napping House,' husband-and-wife team Don and Audrey Wood hit the road in support of their follow-up, 'The Full Moon at the Napping House.'

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mo O'Hara
Author Mo O’Hara talks about ‘Any Fin is Possible,' the fourth book in her Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series, and a picture book spinoff, 'The Fintastic Fishsitter,’ both out this spring.
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