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  • Epic! Adds Macmillan Kids’ E-books

    Epic!, an e-book subscription service for kids, is adding titles from another Big Five publisher to its inventory of 10,000 e-books.

  • Adventures in Licensing: An ABPA Panel

    Book packagers and other publishing professionals discussed seeking out brands for product development, maintaining effective partnerships, and creating versatile product designs.

  • In Brief: May 21, 2015

    This week, an author and illustrator inspire kids to read; debut authors talk shop; a mother-daughter author pair celebrate their latest collaboration; an author reads with sharks; touring authors get theatrical with bookstore critters; and N.C. booksellers celebrate local authors.

  • New Owner for Poptropica and FEN

    Pearson's edutainment network, which helped launch several big children's book series, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Big Nate, and Galactic Hot Dog, has been acquired by U.K. investor Sandbox Partners.

  • ABDO Launches YA Fiction List

    EPIC Press, a new Minneapolis-based publisher of teen fiction, anticipates that its entry into the competitive YA market this fall will be as monumental as its company name suggests.

  • Erin Stein: Making an Imprint at Macmillan

    One of the first orders of business for Erin Stein's new imprint at Macmillan Children's Publishing Group: choose a name.

  • Jay Asher's '50 States Against Bullying' Tour in Photos

    Jay Asher, author of 'Thirteen Reasons Why,' the longtime bestseller that confronts the topics of teen suicide and bullying, took the book, and his message #ReasonsWhyYouMatter, on the road.

  • What's Selling at Watchung Booksellers

    Carolyn Anbar of Watchung Booksellers in Watchung, N.J., talks about some favorite titles she is happily handselling.

  • In Brief: May 14, 2015

    This week, an author-illustrator steps into his book; guest actors-turned-authors attend a spirited librarian preview; a teen host welcomes a big-name author; fan favorites come out for a literary convention; a book launch is intergalactic; and an author returns to her home turf.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: May 14, 2015

    This week in children's apps, an interactive travel guide that instructs in language and cooking.

  • News from the North: May 2015

    In this edition of news from our neighbors to the north: a nonfiction graphic novel about a former child soldier, a spotlight on aboriginal authors, a new middle-grade series from the descendant of literary royalty, and a hat trick of book design awards for one West Coast publisher.

  • 2015 Children's Book Week in Photos

    Across the country, bookstores, libraries, and schools celebrated Children's Book Week – May 4-10 – with a variety of activities.

  • National Book Foundation Announces Innovations in Reading Prize

    The National Book Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Reach Incorporated for its annual Innovations in Reading Prize.

  • Two Booksellers, 13 Bookstores, Six Days! A Road Trip Photo Essay

    Two Massachusetts booksellers take advantage of Children's Institute 3's California location to take a bookstore tour of the California coast.

  • Rights Report: Week of May 4, 2015

    New deals for Dan Howell, Phil Lester, Tom O'Donnell, Tim Miller, Misa Saburi, and more.

  • 2015 Children’s Choice Book Award Winners Announced

    The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader announced the winners of the eighth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards in New York City on May 4.

  • First Book, Corporate Partners Make 60,000 Books Available to Children in Need

    First Book is partnering with Target, KPMG, and JetBlue to make available to children in need 60,000 copies of six titles containing diverse characters and multicultural themes.

  • Tips from Children’s Institute

    A roundup of ideas for nuts-and-bolts bookselling from Children's Institute 3.

  • Children’s Job Moves: April, 2015

    New Job Announcements in children’s publishing for April 2015.

  • Murphy Succeeding Katz as Head of HC Children's

    Susan Katz, president and publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books, will retire this summer after 28 years with the organization.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Robie H. Harris
Robie H. Harris discusses her picture book ‘Turtle and Me,’ about a boy and his well-loved stuffed turtle, as well as the importance of honesty and directness when writing for children.
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