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  • Amazon Unveils KDP Kids

    In a move designed to attract and support children’s book authors and self-publishers, Amazon has launched KDP Kids, a children's-focused illustrated and chapter book category in the Kindle Store.

  • Nielsen to Hold New Children's Book Summit

    The Nielsen Children’s Book Summit will be held on December 12 at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium in New York City.

  • Frances Foster Memorial Service Announced

    A public memorial service celebrating children’s book publisher Frances Foster, who died on June 8, will be held September 17 at 1 p.m., at the New School Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St., in New York City.

  • New Lease for Bank Street

    The preeminent New York City children's bookstore will move to a smaller location in February 2015.

  • 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.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Lisa Charleyboy
Lisa Charleyboy, co-editor of 'Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices,' talks about how the essays, poetry, and artwork in this new anthology work to dismantle cultural stereotypes while celebrating the breadth and diversity of Indigenous heritage and experience.
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