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  • Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

    Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America.

  • Carmichael's to Open Children's Store in Louisville

    When Carmichael's Kids opens in Louisville, Ky., this August, it will be the third store and first children's specialty book and toy store for Carol Besse and Michael Boggs, founders of Carmichael's Bookstore in 1978.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: June 5, 2014

    This week we feature an app from Moonbot Studios, founded by picture book artist William Joyce, and another app approved by the folks at the Smithsonian.

  • (Yik)Yakking About YA Books Online

    "The only way to know if it's working is to be using it yourself," said Jeff Yamaguchi, director of digital marketing for Abrams Books, in regard to social media during a panel discussion at BEA called "A Conversation on Digital Strategies for Tapping the YA Market."

  • BEA 2014: Diversity in Children's Publishing

    Prominent African-American and Hispanic children's book publishers, publicists, agents, and authors were featured on the BookCon panel "Where Are the People of Color in Children's Books?" held on Saturday, May 31.

  • #WeNeedDiverseBooks Announces Initiatives

    The grassroots group #WeNeedDiverseBooks announced at BookCon that it is launching several new initiatives to promote multicultural books and authors. Plans include the first Children's Literature Diversity Festival in Washington, D.C. in 2016.

  • BEA 2014: The Kids Take Over Uptown Stage

    For the second year in a row, children’s authors will grab the spotlight for an entire day at BEA.

  • BEA 2014: Acclaim to Pannell Winners

    At today’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast, two booksellers will be on hand to accept this year’s WNBA Pannell Award, given annually since 1983 by the Woman’s National Book Association to two bookstores—one general and one children’s specialty store—that enhance their communities by bringing exceptional creativity to foster a love of reading in their young patrons.

  • BEA 2014: Tapping the YA Market Digitally

    One of the basic tenets of marketing is to go to where your customers are.

  • BEA 2014: Browsing the Children’s Booths, Chapter 2

    For those navigating the booths of children’s publishers today, here’s a preview of new books on display, author signings, and giveaways to pick up.

  • BEA 2014: A Breakfast of Champions

    Humor is very likely on the menu at today’s Children’s Book and Author Breakfast, which is highlighted by three lively veteran children’s book authors and one debut author whose specialty is comedy.

  • BEA 2014: DK’s Worldwide Celebration

    DK Publishing, with many bestsellers and award winners on its shelves, will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style at BEA this year, with a photo op, champagne toast, raffle, and giveaways.

  • BEA 2014: Editors Busy Buzzing

    BEA attendees faithfully—and eagerly—flock to two panels that have become popular staples of the show’s programming.

  • BEA 2014: A Quartet of Anniversaries

    As at shows past, BEA 2014 is an occasion for children’s publishers’ to mark memorable milestones.

  • BEA 2014: Browsing the Booths, Chapter 1

    Booksellers on the lookout for recent and forthcoming offerings from children’s publishers will catch an eyeful as they roam the aisles.

  • Children's Job Moves: May 2014

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

  • Bonnier Launches U.S. Imprint

    U.K.-based Bonnier Publishing has announced the launch of a U.S. children’s imprint, little bee books, which will be headquartered in New York City.

  • Children's Book Week 2014 in Photos

    The 95th annual Children's Book Week took place May 12–18, with booksellers, librarians, authors, and of course, children, celebrating books and reading at venues across all 50 states.

  • In Brief: May 22

    This week, an indie bookstore goes bovine; a bus tour takes a dramatic turn; authors are honored for raising awareness of stuttering; an "infectious" book launch draws a crowd; readers get crafty during an interactive bookstore event; and kids step up to read donated books in Tennessee.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: May 22, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature apps with familiar characters who go on two different kinds of explorations—one of the alphabet, and the other of the ocean's waters.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mary E. Pearson
Author Mary E. Pearson discusses 'The Kiss of Deception,' the first book in her Remnant Chronicles series, as well as keeping secrets from readers (without tricking them) and not worrying about what genre her books fall into.
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