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  • Rights Report: Week of July 18, 2016

    New deals for John August, Jennifer Donnely, Becky Albertalli, Margaret McNamara, Brian P. Cleary, and Matthew Reinhart.

  • Veronica Roth's 'Carve the Mark' to Make Global Splash

    Veronica Roth's latest novel, 'Carve the Mark,' will be published in 33 languages in a simultaneous global release on January 17.

  • Movie Alert: 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

    Something peculiar this way comes. The big-screen adaptation of Ransom Riggs's 'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' arrives in theaters on September 30.

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

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book about a library invasion, a middle grade mystery featuring gamers on a treasure hunt, and a YA novel that pits cheerleaders against aliens.

  • Faber & Faber Brings Eliot's 'Cats' to a New Format

    This summer, Faber & Faber is putting a new spin on T.S. Eliot's old "cats," by transforming the author's stories into picture books with original illustrations.

  • Rights Report: Week of July 12, 2016

    New deals for Philip Pullman, Dana Schwartz, Candace Fleming, and Jeffrey Salane.

  • Ken Burns's Nighttime Routine Inspires His First Children's Book

    When his daughters were young, the documentary filmmaker Ken Burns sent them off to sleep with a call and response routine perhaps only someone who has devoted his life to chronicling American history would invent.

  • Scholastic Partners with American Girl

    Beginning in January 2017, Scholastic will publish in print and digital formats books based on American Girl characters.

  • 'Treasure Hunters' Contest Has High Stakes

    Fans of James Patterson's Treasure Hunters series have a chance to land booty of their own by entering a contest with a grand prize that is grand indeed: $10,000.

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

    Among titles hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book in which an unruly T. rex must care for a newly hatched dinosaur, a bestselling middle grade fantasy series continues, and an award-winning author addresses the anniversary of 9/11.

  • Rights Report: Week of July 5, 2016

    New deals for Kara Thomas, Margaret Rogerson, Antoinette Portis, and Patrick McDonnell.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of July 5, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a spate of picture books, including one with two alien friends who speak a unique language, another in which a boy learns how to roar, and a YA novel in which a girl confronts a terminal illness.

  • PRH to Pub Follow-Up to 'Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep'

    The bestselling self-published Swedish picture book that promised it could lull children to sleep, which PRH acquired in a seven-figure deal last summer, is getting a sequel: 'The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep.'

  • Sourcebooks Issues 'This Is Where It Ends' Challenge

    Although 'This Is Where It Ends,' a YA novel by Marieke Nijkamp, was published by Sourcebooks Fire almost six months ago, it is having a moment.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 27, 2016

    New deals for Daniel José Older, Hilde Lysiak, Erin Chack, Chandler Baker, Greg Howard, and Jennifer A. Nielsen.

  • Scholastic Signs on for 'Five Nights at Freddy's'

    Scholastic plans to publish a series of young adult novels based on the videogame franchise 'Five Nights at Freddy's.'

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 27, 2016

    Among titles hitting bookshelves next week is a picture book about picture day at school; the launch of a middle grade series set in a familiar, fantastical universe; and a royally dramatic YA novel.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 20, 2016

    New deals for David Arnold, Pat Zietlow Miller, Jenny Han, Melissa Landers, Gillian French, and Maggie Thrash.

  • Evan Turk's 'The Storyteller' in Photos

    Evan Turk's The Storyteller is the culmination of the author-illustrator's long-held fascination both with Moroccan art and ancient modes of oral storytelling.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 20, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book exploration of a city through the eyes of a girl, a middle grade novel about three classmates who want to do something special for their terminally ill teacher, and a YA novel in which a facsimile of our planet is discovered in space.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr
Spouses and artistic collaborators Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr talk about their new picture book, ‘Babies Ruin Everything,’ and how their years of experience self-publishing their own titles led to this and other book deals.
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