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  • 2016 Carle Honorees Announced

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has announced the recipients of its 2016 Carle Honors.

  • First Second Launches Series of Science Comics

    Graphic novel publisher First Second, known for its creator-driven graphic novels, is kicking off a new line, Science Comics, aimed at middle-grade readers.

  • Andrew Smith to Head Children's Books at Abrams, Van Metre Gets New Role

    Andrew Smith will join Abrams on March 31 as publisher of its children's books division, replacing Susan Van Metre, who is transitioning into an editorial role at Abrams and will report to Smith.

  • Commemorating Ezra Jack Keats's Centennial

    The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation has organized an Ezra Jack Keats 100th Birthday Read-a-thon on March 11 at Books of Wonder in Manhattan.

  • In Brief: March 10, 2016

    This week, readers "bug out" in D.C.; fellow fantasy book creators join forces; a book launch is fueled by girl power; and a road-tripping author leaves his mark.

  • Licensing Hotline: March 2016

    Quarto's QEB Publishing imprint is launching a line based on the Wee Gallery design brand.

  • What the Kids Are Reading: An ABPA Panel

    Members of the American Book Producers Association met last week to discuss trends in children's book publishing.

  • PEN Launches the Equity Project to Address Diversity in Publishing

    PEN America has announced the launch of the PEN Equity Project to address diversity in the publishing industry.

  • A Trio of Tor Editors Takes a Road Trip

    Three editors, seven days, six bookstores in five states (and the District of Columbia), 2,500 miles, and countless hours of book talk and laughter add up to Tor's first-ever editors' tour.

  • Children's Market Spotlight: Taiwan

    PW spoke to two of the major players and one digital publishing company to get a snapshot of the Taiwan children’s book industry.

  • CBC Panel Reviews 2015 Children's Book Sales

    Book trends, diversity, and which titles teen and tween readers were really reaching for in 2015 were among the topics of discussion during a Children's Book Council forum on March 1.

  • Children's Illustrators Brighten Up NYC Commutes

    New York City-based fans of children's literature are being treated to an unspoken delight on their daily commutes these days.

  • What's Selling at Folio Books

    Alissa Hugel, assistant manager and children's book buyer at Folio Books in San Francisco, shares her enthusiasm for a handful of titles that are hitting a sweet spot any bookseller can appreciate.

  • In Brief: February 25, 2016

    This week, a publisher celebrates its upcoming titles in style; an illustrator shares his process; writers talk craft in Arizona; an incognito author tries his hand at beekeeping; and authors serve up a musical storytime session.

  • Simon and Schuster Launches Muslim Imprint for Children's Books

    Simon & Schuster announced the launch of Salaam Reads, the first imprint at a major publisher focused on Muslim characters and stories.

  • Children's Job Moves: February 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for February 2016.

  • A Visit to Phaidon's Children's Department

    PW paid a visit to Phaidon earlier this month, to learn about the publisher’s refashioned children's department, its current offerings, and what’s being dreamed up for the future.

  • Lonely Planet Kids Imprint Expands

    In 2011, travel publisher Lonely Planet began publishing books for children with its Not for Parents series, which has been translated into more than 20 languages.

  • A Strong Focus on Children's Books at Taipei Fair

    The Taipei International Book Exhibition has always been known for its large congregation of overseas exhibitors, and this year's event, running from February 16–-21, continues the tradition.

  • Kansas City Booksellers Launching 'World's First Explorastorium'

    The proposed museum, called The Rabbit Hole in homage to Alice in Wonderland, will allow visitors to physically immerse themselves in the narratives of beloved children's books through interactive exhibits and galleries.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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