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  • To Think That It Happened at Bank Street: Bank Street Book Fest 2016

    On a blustery fall day, members of the children's book community gathered for BookFest at Bank Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

  • Authors Hail Booksellers at 2016 SCIBA

    "You are my people, and I love you," exclaimed Jon Scieszka, emcee of the Children's Awards Breakfast at the 2016 SCIBA Fall Trade Show.

  • News from the North: October 2016

    In this roundup of Canadian children's publishing news: Governor General's Literary Awards reward Groundwood, Chouette branches out beyond Caillou, Ben Clanton brings the "unicorn of the sea" to a picture book, five books compete for Canada's richest kidlit prize, and a sports journalist pens a nonfiction title celebrating female athletes who really hit it out of the park.

  • In Brief: October 27, 2016

    This week, singer Kenny Loggins takes his picture book on the road; Rachel Renée Russell goes back to school; and Latino publishing professionals celebrate.

  • ABC and CBC Revive Silent Art Auction at BEA

    The Children's Book Council and the ABC Children’s Group at ABA are once again teaming up to present the Silent Art Auction to Benefit ABFFE.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for October 2016.

  • Children's Bookselling Tips from NAIBA 2016

    The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association fall conference may have been short, but it was packed with education.

  • NAIBA 2016: Children's Authors, Editors, Young Booksellers Make for an Energetic Show

    Booksellers and publishers alike were inspired by the number of younger booksellers who attended the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association fall conference.

  • CBC Creates New Scholarships to ABA Institutes

    The Children's Book Council has announced the launch of a scholarship program for those new to the children's book industry.

  • Literacy-Based Nonprofits Help Candlewick Celebrate Maisy's 25th Birthday

    To honor Maisy's 25th anniversary, Candlewick Press is partnering with three nonprofit organizations supporting families and children with diverse and significant needs

  • Blockbusters and Sleepers: A CBC Panel

    Members of the Children's Book Council gathered for a forum on "Making a Bestseller: From Blockbusters to Sleeper Hits" at Random House headquarters in New York City on October 18.

  • In Brief: October 20, 2016

    This week, Carson Ellis and Jon Klassen read together; Richard Peck meets baseball and book fans in Chicago; author Helena Coggan and fans play laser tag; debut author Booki Vivat signs some books; Tania del Rio and Will Staehle take a group selfie; and Yvonne Ventresca enjoys an elegantly dark book launch.

  • Readerlink Buys Studio Fun Assets

    Readerlink has acquired a range assets of Studio Fun, the children's publisher that had been known as Reader's Digest Children's Publishing.

  • A Look at MoMA's Children's List

    There are certain advantages to having your publishing offices housed a few paces from one of the most exquisite collections of art in the world.

  • Twin Cities, Already Rich in Children's Bookstores, to Add Another

    The Twin Cities is gaining another indie children's bookstore this spring with the opening of Babycake's Book Stack.

  • Windows & Mirrors: Promoting Diverse Books for the Holidays and Beyond

    Last fall, California and New England children's booksellers challenged each other to see which region could sell the most diverse books in the weeks leading up to Christmas. This year that challenge is back.

  • Heartland Fall Forum 2016: Children's Authors Create Magic

    What this year's Heartland Fall Forum lacked in terms of bookseller attendance, it made up for in enthusiasm, especially when it came to children's books and authors.

  • MPIBA 2016: Kids' Booksellers, Authors Get Primed for Fall

    With 15 new stores signing on as members in 2016, the Mountains and Plains Independent Bookstore Association is booming.

  • In Brief: October 13, 2016

    This week, Rick Riordan hammers out a book tour; A.S. King serves up some tacos and tornados; Laurie Halse Anderson has a revolutionary school visit; poets convene in Washington State; Brendan Wenzel and Matt de la Peña get acquainted; and Scott Westerfeld and Krystal Sutherland launch their books.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kenny Loggins
Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins talks to PW KidsCast about adapting his song ‘Footloose’ into a picture book set at a rockin’ zoo.
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