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  • Mary Poppins Treasures on View at the New York Public Library

    Items that inspired 'Mary Poppins,' given by P.L. Travers herself, are on view at the Children's Center of the main branch of the New York Public Library.

  • One Small Publisher’s 'Idea' Yields Big Results

    A gift book publisher's recent bestselling picture book, 'What Do You Do with an Idea?,' written by its president and CEO, has sold more than 300,000 copies.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of July 13, 2015

    Among the titles for children and teens hitting bookshelves next week: a cautionary tale for those tempted to bring their alligators to school, a picture book about a bad birthday, the story of a harried mom and her son who wants to smell the roses, a journal that helps readers interact with a bestselling novel, the latest thriller from a bestselling author, and a YA crossover in which video games crash in on real life.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: July 5, 2015

    This week: a daily affirmation app inspired by Wonder.

  • Little, Brown Helps Fans Unlock Laini Taylor Chapter

    To drive readers to pick up the paperback edition of Dreams of Gods and Monsters, Little, Brown have created a marketing plan that engages fans directly in author Laini Taylor's process.

  • Rights Report: Week of July 6, 2015

    New deals for Michael DiMartino, Martin Stewart, Marzia Bisognin, Marie Marquardt, Bryan Konietzko, and Zillah Bethell.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of July 6, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a new "tail" from a bestselling author, a collection of animal pictures ranging from wild to domestic, a high fantasy YA and contemporary realistic romance, a picture book following a family on an evening journey, the return of an award-winning middle grade heroine, and two fractured fairy tales for middle graders.

  • Teen's Self-Published Book on Bullying Picked Up by Scholastic

    When Aija Mayrock self-published 'The Survival Guide to Bullying,' she didn't know at the time that it would not only attract the attention of kids across America, but of publishers as well.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 29, 2015

    New deals for Aditi Khorana Noelle Stevenson & Todd Casey, Andrew Lane, Bethany Wiggins, Jennifer Rush, and Jacob Sager Weinstein.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 29, 2015

    Books hitting shelves next week include nonfiction for teens from an award-winning author, three picture books, the follow-up to a bestselling middle-grade series, the latest from a classic children's author, a teen's take on bullying, and a YA that melds realism and fantasy.

  • 'Book Scavenger' Has Readers on the Hunt

    As ALA approaches in San Francisco, Macmillan is rolling out a unique marketing campaign to draw attention to Jennifer Chambliss Bertman's debut middle grade novel 'Book Scavenger.'

  • Rights Report: Week of June 22, 2015

    New deals for Tara Sim, Sherman Alexie & Yuyi Morales, Aisha Saeed, Frank L. Cole, Jennifer Roy, and Sherri Duskey Rinker.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 22, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are some familiar characters in early reader formats, the latest middle grade for reluctant readers by a bestselling author, a gritty realistic YA novel, a trip to a weird school, high fantasy adventures for teens, and nonfiction from notable authors.

  • Galley Talk: 'The Accident Season'

    Amy Oelkers, events and marketing manager for Red Balloon Bookshop in St. Paul, Minn., recommends 'The Accident Season' a debut novel from Irish author Moïra Fowley-Doyle, pitched as a cross between 'We Were Liars' and 'How I Live Now.'

  • New Series from ‘Dork Diaries’ Author Rachel Renée Russell

    On the heels of her bestselling Dork Diaries books—the series boasts 20 million copies in print worldwide—Rachel Renée Russell is preparing to launch the Misadventures of Max Crumbly, a new series from Aladdin Books.

  • Cover Reveal: 'Pax'

    The title character of Sara Pennypacker's forthcoming novel, 'Pax,' takes center stage on the cover, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen and just revealed by HarperCollins.

  • Movie Alert: 'Paper Towns'

    For Nerdfighters everywhere, the countdown commences. Paper Towns, the second film adaptation inspired by a John Green novel (following The Fault in Our Stars) will hit movie theaters on July 24.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 15, 2015

    New deals for Emma Donoghue, Alicia Williams, Ally Condie, Alison McGhee, Andrew Shvarts, Erica S. Perl, and Bryce Moore.

  • A Father's Day Nod to 'Guess How Much I Love You'

    Candlewick and United Through Reading are celebrating Father's Day this year with a campaign centered on 'Guess How Much I Love You,' which in turn is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of June 15, 2015

    Among books hitting the shelves next week are new middle grade adventures, continuations of existing series, the return of some classic authors, a picture book featuring sisterly love, and two YA novels dealing with trauma and mental illness.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with R.L. Stine and Marc Brown
R.L. Stine and Marc Brown talk about their creepy new picture book, ‘The Little Shop of Monsters,’ and about why the project felt like a departure for both of them.
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