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  • First Annual CCBC Bowl Held in Wisconsin

    The Cooperative Children's Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Education held a trivia contest to celebrate the mission of the CCBC.

  • Rights Report: Week of November 10, 2014

    New deals for Adriana Mather, Brian Selznick, Sarah Griffen, Louis Bayard, Ray A. Shepard, Scott Westerfeld, and Elizabeth Briggs.

  • Shock as Odedina Steps Down at Hot Key

    The world of children's publishing in the U.K. has been rocked by Bonnier's announcement that Sarah Odedina has "decided to leave Hot Key Books."

  • POW! A Visit to the Brooklyn Indie Children's Publisher

    The story of powerHouse Arena, powerHouse Books, and its children's imprint POW! unfolds beneath the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, in New York's distinctive Dumbo area of Brooklyn.

  • Random House Buys innovativeKids Book Line

    Random House Children’s Books has acquired the Now I’m Reading! product line of books from innovativeKids, a toy and education company based in Norwalk, Ct.

  • Children's Books at the 2014 Regionals

    Throughout September and October, the country's eight regional booksellers associations held their annual meetings, in venues ranging from Providence, R.I., to Tacoma, Wash.

  • In Brief: November 6

    This week, kids (and grownups) go incognito at a pre-Halloween book celebration; a husband and wife wrap up their joint book tour (and bid goodbye to a long-running series); authors enjoy the "compelling" small-town scenery while on tour; and two young readers shine for the camera during a book event.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: November 6, 2014

    This week in children's apps, a bestselling bedtime story comes to life, Little Critter learns about generosity, and The Cat in the Hat explores the weather.

  • Halloween 2014: Children's Publishers Dress the Part

    The creative folks working at children's publishing houses orchestrate pretty elaborate costumed office parties year after year, and they did not fail to disappoint this Halloween.

  • Saying 'Good Night' to Board Books

    With its 10th anniversary only a few months away, Good Night Books has published more than 100 titles in its Good Night series and, as of September, it has sold more than three million books.

  • Finding New Voices in Children’s Books in Spanish: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

    Over the past 20 years, there has been an increase in the number of children’s bilingual and Spanish-language books that are available for sale in the U.S.

  • HMH Marks a Trio of Book Anniversaries

    HMH marks the anniversaries of three of its most celebrated books.

  • Texas Book Festival 2014 in Photos

    Thousands gathered on the Texas State Capitol grounds in Austin, Tex., on October 25 and 26 to attend the 18th annual Texas Book Festival.

  • In Brief: October 30

    This week, a singer lends her voice to promote reading and writing; middle-grade authors tell spooky tales; the sky's the limit for Vegas-bound authors; and Lemony Snicket is on the case in the Land of the Midnight Sun.

  • New York Times Best Illustrated Awards Announced

    The 'New York Times Book Review' has announced its Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2014.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2014

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

  • Boston Book Festival 2014 in Photos

    Sunny weather following days of rain and a strong lineup of authors and illustrators drew thousands of people to the Sixth Annual Boston Book Festival on Saturday, October 25, in Boston's Copley Square.

  • Pirates, Pigeons, Dogs, Oh My!: Children's Books at NCIBA

    Four-hundred booksellers representing 100 stores attended this year's Northern California Independent Booksellers Association meeting.

  • A Festive Mood for Children's Booksellers at SCIBA

    Children's books featured prominently at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association regional meeting, held October 17–18 at the Beverly Garland Hotel in Los Angeles.

  • WNDB Diversity Organization Announces New Initiatives

    A week after announcing an award for published authors and a grants program for emerging voices, named after the late Walter Dean Myers, We Need Diverse Books continues to announce new partnerships and initiatives.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kat Yeh
Author Kat Yeh discussing writing (and finding just the right vintage-inspired recipes for) her first middle-grade novel, ‘The Truth About Twinkie Pie.’
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