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  • In Brief: August 28

    This week, a farmers' market comes alive in a bookstore, an author visits the islands that inspired his novel; and middle-grade authors talk books and play trivia.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: August 28, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature a Little Critter app and a Dr. Seuss Learning Library collection, both well suited for heading back to school.

  • Children's Job Moves: August 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for August 2014.

  • Paper Lantern Lit Launches Digital Imprint

    The Studio is a new digital imprint of Paper Lantern Lit, the boutique literary development company cofounded by author Lauren Oliver and editor Lexa Hillyer.

  • Partnering with Children's Authors at Malaprop's

    Recently, Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, N.C. has been partnering with children's authors to promote their books with exclusive content and giveaways.

  • In Brief: August 21

    This week, a book tour features a different kind of batmobile; a debut author and one of his characters go bookstore hopping; and a YA movie adaptation makes its L.A. premiere.

  • On My Nightstand: George Nicholson's Nighttime Reading

    George Nicholson, literary agent at Sterling Lord Literistic and a former children's book publisher, describes what's on his bedside table.

  • Gestalten Launches U.S. Children's Publishing Program

    Berlin-based publisher of books on art, architecture, design, and photography for adults, will begin distributing books in the U.S. market this month under the Little Gestalten imprint.

  • Summer Camps Help Aboriginal Kids Find Fun in Reading

    Aboriginal children in remote communities in Canada's northern regions are getting some extra nutrition for both their minds and bodies at literacy camps this summer with help from Kids Can Press and TD Bank Group.

  • Picture Books Coming to Farmers Market

    Candlewick Press and Porter Square Books are collaborating on a book table at the Davis Square Farmers Market, starting Wednesday, August 20.

  • In Brief: August 14

    This week, a children's bookstore opens its doors; a debut author shows no fear of monsters; and readers go treasure-hunting.

  • Jennifer Romanello Joins S&S Children's

    Jennifer Romanello, who left her publicity job at Hachette in June 2012, has been named v-p, director of publicity at Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.

  • Bendon Continues Acquisition Spree with Purchase of Artistic Studios

    Bendon Publishing has purchased San Francisco-based Artistic Studios, a marketer of premium children’s art sets, crafts, activity kits, and book-plus products.

  • Pushkin Launches Children's Imprint in the U.S.

    This month Pushkin Press is publishing its first children's books in the U.S. under a new Pushkin Children's Books imprint.

  • Find Waldo Local: Third Time's a Charm

    The third annual Find Waldo Local promotion ended on a high note for indie booksellers with an upcoming MSNBC broadcast.

  • Imagination, Inspiration, and Finding Your Voice: Notes from the SCBWI Summer Conference

    Judy Blume and Tomie dePaola pulled off a powerhouse tag-team finale for the 43rd annual Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators summer conference, held August 1–4 in Los Angeles.

  • Macmillan Ramps Up 'Fierce Reads'

    Launched in June 2012, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group's Fierce Reads has expanded its focus and reach into a perennial promotional effort and brand.

  • KidLit Summer School Now in Session

    On July 21, the doors opened – at least virtually – to a free online summer writing course for aspiring and established children's book authors and illustrators.

  • In Brief: August 7

    This week, publishing staffers stick their necks out for Wimpy Kid; a book event takes a musical turn; a forthcoming YA romance is feted; an author "converges" with fans; an author and illustrator team makes a muddy mess; and literacy advocates join forces.

  • Children's Book Output Dipped Slightly in 2013

    Despite a 1% decline in title output in 2013, the number of children's print books has held relatively stable in the 12-year period between 2002 and 2013.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Paolo Bacigalupi
Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi talks to PW KidsCast about the corporate misdeeds and misdirection that underpin his YA novel, 'The Doubt Factory,' and about taking detours from the speculative fiction for which hes known.
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