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  • Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Engage Lifelong Readers Through Licensing

    For the first time in its 30-plus-year history, the Reading Rainbow brand is strategically entering the licensing arena, with assistance from its new licensing agent, Brand Central.

  • Penguin's Plan to Encourage Crayon Donation

    Penguin Young Readers Group is teaming up with the Crayon Collection charity to encourage booksellers and educators across the country to collect and share gently-used crayons to children who can't afford them.

  • Quarterly Magazine for Children's Literature to Launch This Winter

    U.K.-based co-founders Sarah Odedina and Kate Manning have announced the launch of 'The Read Quarterly,' a magazine focusing on the international culture of children's books.

  • Tin House Books Crosses Over into YA

    Tin House Books isn't known for publishing children's books. But with the fall release of Sarah Jaffe's Dryland, it crosses into YA territory.

  • Oh, the Parties You'll Throw: Celebrating the New Dr. Seuss Book Across the Country

    Bookstores across the country threw parties to celebrate the release of the latest, never-before-seen Dr. Seuss picture book, 'What Pet Should I Get?'

  • What's Selling at Between the Covers

    Summer is always a busy selling season at Between the Covers in Harbor Springs, Mich., where owner Katie Capaldi explained that the population of the town quadruples in the summer months due to an influx of seasonal residents and visitors.

  • Licensing Hotline: August 6

    Quirk Books's 'Home Alone' picture book, new Star Wars Little Golden Books, Chronicle's bestsellers-to-brands initiative, Dynamite's expanding roster of licenses, and more.

  • Hobbies & Crafts 2015: Kids, Unplugged

    New books encourage kids to trade online for hands-on.

  • NYRB Launches Children's Paperback Imprint

    The New York Review of Books' Children's Collection is launching a new paperback imprint, NYRB Kids, starting with two titles releasing on September 8.

  • Children's Job Moves: July 2015

    New job announcements in children's publishing for July 2015.

  • Cottage Door Press Opens for Business

    Last summer, former president of Publications International Richard Maddrell launched Cottage Door Press, which specializes in books for ages up to three.

  • In Brief: July 23, 2015

    This week, an author shares some of his "favorite things" on YouTube; an author and a YA book enthusiast get crafty; it's a "seashell day" at a Florida bookstore; and romance writers and fans convene in NYC.

  • St. Paul Saints Go to Bat for Literacy

    St. Paul Saints games don't simply provide fans with an opportunity to watch minor-league professional baseball. Parents and children also get the opportunity to see local children’s authors and illustrators read and create art in front of them.

  • Is Children's Nonfiction Having Its Moment?

    The popularity of gaming guides and narrative nonfiction that aligns with the Common Core State Standards have given children’s nonfiction publishing a significant uptick.

  • The Enterprise Behind Dr. Seuss

    Go behind the scenes for the discovery of the new Dr. Seuss book, and the group keeping the author's brand thriving.

  • What Children's Publishers Read at Home with Kids

    We asked children’s publishers to tell us about a book they’d especially enjoyed reading with a child in their lives.

  • In Brief: July 16, 2015

    This week, an author and illustrator go undercover; "gleeful" fans come out to meet an author; an au-thor is honored with her very own day; and an author and illustrator meet for the first time at a festive occasion.

  • 150 Years Down the Rabbit Hole: A Tour of the Morgan Library Exhibition

    With arguable similarities between the looking-glass world of New York City and Wonderland, Manhattan is a fitting location for an exhibition honoring the 150-year anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic children's fantasy story.

  • Lost My Name Transforms Customized Kids’ Books

    Launched after a cofounder became dissatisfied with a personalized book he bought for his daughter, Lost My Name is a U.K. publishing startup that uses technology to create personalized physical picture books.

  • In Brief: July 9, 2015

    An author celebrates his book launch in Brooklyn; educators, librarians, and authors nerd out; two publishing luminaries are honored on the eve of their retirements; and an author's book is bottled and served.

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