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  • Sourcebooks Expands Children's Program in Deal with March 4th

    Sourcebooks has struck a deal with March 4th that will add 25 frontlist and backlist titles from March 4th's Little Pickle Press imprint to its children's nonfiction publishing program.

  • Children’s Booksellers End 2016 on an Up Note

    Hands down, the presidential election was the biggest factor in holiday sales last year.

  • Future House Publishing: A Young Press Off to a Bright Start

    After only two years of publishing, Utah’s Future House Publishing has seen a fair amount of success.

  • North Star Editions: Shining a Light on YA and MG Fiction

    North Star Editions first attracted attention in children's publishing circles when it acquired the Flux imprint from Llewellyn Worldwide last July.

  • Rights Report: Week of January 2, 2017

    New deals this week for G Neri, David Litchfield, Susan Verde, and Peter Reynolds.

  • New Children’s and YA Titles from Scandinavia

    While for years the Moomins and Pippi Longstocking have been the most influential literary exports out of Scandinavia, since the runaway success of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' publishers’ eyes have been on literature from the north.

  • New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of January 9, 2017

    Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a magician’s helper in a tricky situation, a collection of songs and games from African-American oral traditions, and a YA novel that melds a carnival with a treasure hunt.

  • PW's Most-Read Children's and YA Stories of 2016

    The death of a beloved picture book creator, a new venture for bestselling author Rick Riordan, and new projects from J.K. Rowling were among PW’s most-clicked stories about children’s and YA books in 2016.

  • Children’s Book World in Los Angeles Turns 30

    This fall, Children’s Book World in Los Angeles hit a major milestone by turning 30.

  • Obituaries 2016: Children’s Authors and Publishers

    In 2016 the children’s book community lost several influential and beloved authors and editors.

  • Children's Job Moves: December 2016

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

  • Rights Report: Week of December 19, 2016

    New deals this week for Karen Foxlee, Andrew Larsen, Katey Howes, and Valerio Fabbretti.

  • Barefoot Books Co-Founder Tessa Strickland Steps Down

    On December 31, Tessa Strickland is retiring as editor-in-chief of Barefoot Books, the publishing house that she cofounded with Nancy Traversy 25 years ago.

  • A Dual Career Comes Full Circle for Laura Godwin

    Laura Godwin, the author, has a new book this season, and Laura Godwin, the editor, has a new title: v-p and publisher of Godwin Books, an imprint of Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.

  • 'Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming'

    More than a dozen children’s book editors describe what it’s like to work with writers whose books they loved as children.

  • Celebrating the Holidays with Harry Potter

    On December 9, Barnes & Noble held its first-ever Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball in stores throughout the U.S. See our selection of photos from holiday balls across the country.

  • PW At the Movies: ‘A Monster Calls’

    Two PW writers were invited to a recent screening of the film adaptation of Patrick Ness's 'A Monster Calls.' Here our moviegoing duo talks tear-jerking scenes, monsters, morality, and sharp acting.

  • Canadian Report: December 2016

    In this roundup of Canadian children’s publishing news: a refugee story illustrated with stones, and another about a boy and a bike; a picture book that brings brings the "wise men of Chelm" folktales to kids; and a YA mystery novel that presents a moral dilemma.

  • Sharing the Wealth: Children’s Book Bank Connects Books to Kids in Need

    The Children’s Book Bank in Portland, now in its ninth year, got its start in Michigan when Danielle Swope was looking for a meaningful way to part with the books her children had outgrown.

  • In Brief: December 15, 2016

    This week, Lemony Snicket and Neil Patrick Harris get in the Christmas spirit; Stockard Channing reads Todd Parr; a sculptor pays tribute to the Guardian Herd; Karen Lechelt shows some love; and Keir Graff shares his latest novel with students.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kenny Loggins
Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins talks to PW KidsCast about adapting his song ‘Footloose’ into a picture book set at a rockin’ zoo.
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