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  • Bologna 2015: Photos from the Fair

    The Bologna Book Fair opened this week to spring sunshine and plenty of activity. See our photo essay of the publishers, authors, and deal-making from the week.

  • Mattel Takes More Control of Storytelling, Forms Vertical Publishing Team

    Mattel is forming a vertical digital publishing team and creating more story narratives and other content in-house for use by its global network of publishing licensees.

  • Edda USA Teams with DreamWorks for Nonfiction

    Edda USA is launching a line of illustrated nonfiction lifestyle books under license from DreamWorks Animation this fall.

  • Bologna 2015: Authors in the Aisles and on the Town

    Meg Cabot, Sophie Kinsella, Malorie Blackman, and Dav Pilkey were among the authors celebrating new books and meeting international publishers in Bologna.

  • Irving Place Capital Acquires Bendon

    Private equity firm Irving Place Capital has acquired Bendon, Inc. from The Wicks Group.

  • Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publisher of the Year

    The winners for the Best Children's Publisher of the Year were announced in Sala Borsa in Bologna on Monday, March 30.

  • Bologna 2015: Early Impressions from a Busy, Sunny Fair

    Amid its warmest weather in years, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair got off to a strong start on Monday, with most of the agents, editors, and rights managers PW spoke with finding it to be a positive, active fair, though no single title had yet risen to be a "book of the fair."

  • South Africa's PRAESA Wins Astrid Lindgren Award

    The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) is the recipient of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award – the largest award for children’s literature, with a prize of five million Swedish crowns (more than $575,000).

  • Bologna 2015: The ABCs of Children’s Apps

    Before the opening of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, app creators and developers gathered to discuss the digital children's market, including pricing and pitfalls.

  • Literacy and Young Readers at the 2015 IPA Congress

    The one and only session on children at the International Publishers Association Congress was perhaps indicative of a thriving and stable segment in an industry that has been roiled by digital challenges and online piracy.

  • Spanish-Language Children's Bookstore Opens in Los Angeles

    La Librería is the first Spanish-language bookstore for children in Los Angeles County, home to 4.9 million Hispanics.

  • Klutz Brand Inspires 'Amazingly Immature' Exhibit

    The Klutz brand of book-based activity kits, long a staple in the Children's Museum of Houston's gift shop, is the basis of a new exhibition which opened on March 7.

  • In Brief: March 26, 2015

    This week, authors visit Dubai; a musical novel has a theatrical release party; readers take part in a Saint Patrick's Day book event; and a book van gets a makeover.

  • More on Little Brown's Lego Deal; PaperCutz Moves On

    Little, Brown's new license with Lego for graphic novels will center initially on three brands that will be featured in a quarterly release, on a rotating basis.

  • Children's Job Moves: March 2015

    New job announcements in children's publishing for March 2015.

  • Multiplatform Start-Up Lands Author Mary Hoffman

    The newly formed Time Traveler Tours & Tales has announced its first acquisition, written by author Mary Hoffman.

  • NYC Teen Author Festival in Photos

    The eighth annual NYC Teen Author Festival featured events throughout the week of March 15-23. Several authors participated, and shared photos from the event across social media.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 23, 2015

    New deals for Akilah Hughes, Stephanie Kuehn, Dave Engledow, Gennifer Choldenko, Ryan Gebhart, and Molly Booth.

  • The Falling Euro: Good for Your T&E, Bad for Your Business?

    Those of us attending the Bologna Book Fair this year from the USA will have a pleasant surprise when we check our credit card statements on our return home. But it's not all good for your bottom line.

  • In Brief: March 19

    This week, a celebration of books draws young readers; a graphic novel hits the ground rolling; an author's birthday party is a hit among guests; a bookstore throws a robot-themed pajama party; and an author reconnects with her teachers at her book release event.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Billy Steers
Billy Steers, creator of the Tractor Mac picture books, discusses the 2015 relaunch of his series with Macmillan, as well as the brand-new adventures that await the anthropomorphic tractor and his friends.
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