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  • 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.

  • Phaidon Broadens Children's Publishing Program

    Phaidon Press has announced that Cecily Kaiser has come on board in the newly created position of publishing director, children’s books, and that Meagan Bennett has joined in the new position of art director, children’s books.

  • Kids' Books at Comic-Con 2014: A PW Photo-Essay

    This year’s Comic-Con International convention, held this past weekend in San Diego, spotlighted a number of high-profile projects.

  • Charlesbridge Goes for the Silver

    Charlesbridge has stayed the course with careful publishing and steady growth since its founding in Watertown, Mass., in 1989.

  • In Brief: July 31

    This week, a book signing event is intergalactic; a guest author "cleans up" during a celebratory outing; and a debut author caves in.

  • R.J. Julia Grows Its Children's Section

    RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, Ct., has devoted its entire second floor to children's books.

  • Tuttle to Partner with China Institute on Series

    Tuttle Publishing will distribute We All Live in the Forbidden City, a four-book series about the history, culture, and life of imperial China, which have been created in partnership with the China Institute.

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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