- 2015 Feb 26
William Wondriska's "Puff" is being reissued.
Neil Gaiman Tweets
Funny tweets from Neil Gaiman.
Female Sci-Fi Authors
A look at female science fiction authors.
A Maurice Sendak museum may open in his home town.
- 2015 Feb 24
Teen authors discuss the pros and cons of publishing so early in their careers.
'Huck Finn' Misreadings
An essay about the complexity of "Huckleberry Finn" and Twain's intentions in writing it.
Why Do Adults Read YA? An Answer.
Chuck Wendig responds to The Guardian's question about why so many adults read YA.
- 2015 Feb 20
The Caldecott Winner Who Gave Back
Ed Emberley won children’s books' highest honor, then he taught us all to draw.
Thanhha Lai on NPR
The NBA-winning author talks about her new book, 'Listen, Slowly.'
- 2015 Feb 05
Light at the End of the Tunnel
An In-Depth Interview with Artist Wendell Minor.
- 2015 Feb 03
Life After Harry
J.K. Rowling has kept busy after writing the Harry Potter series.
Dahl's Letter About Immunization
A letter from Roald Dahl about the importance of immunization against measles.
'We Need Diverse Books' Campaign
The campaign to increase diversity in children's and YA literature gains steam.
Fifteen and Published
An article about 15-year-old Helena Coggan and her novel "The Catalyst."
John Green's Latest
John Green's latest, as-yet-unwritten novel is already popular.
- 2015 Jan 29
Essay from Walter Dean Myers
"Once I Began To Read, I Began To Exist."
'Wild Things' Haute Couture
Dress Like Your Favorite Children’s Book Character, From Paddington to Madeline.
YA Adaptation Conquers Film Fest
Jesse Andrews' 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' Movie Adaptation Is the Unequivocal Smash Hit of Sundance
- 2015 Jan 22
If Lowly Worm Tweeted
Richard Scarry's 'Busytown,' Updated for the Digital Age.
15 YA Writers on their Favorite Books for Adults.
Remembering Bonnie Christensen
Author/illustrator Christensen dies at 63.
- 2015 Jan 15
Laura Ingalls Wilder Surprises
Five surprising facts about Laura Ingalls Wilder.
- 2015 Jan 14
Behind 'Looking for Alaska'
For it's 10th anniversary, go behind the scenes of John Green's 'Looking for Alaska.'
J.K. Rowling Responds to Rupert Murdoch
J.K. Rowling attacks Murdoch for tweet blaming all Muslims for 'Charlie Hebdo' deaths.
- 2015 Jan 06
Rosenbach contests Sendak value
The value of 800 rare books is at the center of a legal dispute between Sendak's estate and the Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
2014 Costa Prize Announced
Winner Kate Saunders: "I couldn't have written this book if I hadn't lost my own boy."
John Green Talks Race
Green's latest Vlog asks: Is America really racist?
- 2014 Dec 30
The Lives They Lived: Walter Dean Myers
"His personal mission: To create literature about the people whose stories had been left off the shelf."
Harry Potter Lives
Everything J.K. Rowling Revealed About Harry Potter in 2014
Obituary: Robert San Souci
Children's author of Fu Mulan dies at 68.
- 2014 Dec 23
L'Engle's Reflections on Creativity
A classic book on creativity features Madeline L'Engle.
'Stella Sisters' Picture Book
Lennon & Maisy duo to publish a picture book.
Remembering Ned Vizzini
A close friend and fellow writer of Ned Vizzini writes about his life and death.
- 2014 Dec 08
Rowling Plans Holiday Surprises
J.K. Rowling has revealed to fans that she is writing new material for her dedicated all-things-Hogwarts website, Pottermore.
- 2014 Dec 04
On the Road
Nikki Kelly reports from her first book tour.
Louisa May Alcott Still Resonates
A column about the reasons why Louisa May Alcott's work is still loved by readers.
Satoshi Kitamura on Comics
Satoshi Kitamura discusses his love of comics.
- 2014 Nov 11
Troubled Minds in YA Fiction
Meg Wolitzer questions why teenage girls are often drawn toward books about mental instability.
- 2014 Oct 23
A 'Milestone' for Stone
Tanya Stone to publish 100th book.
On 'Rock and Roll Highway'
Sebastian Robertson on his picture book "Rock and Roll Highway," about his father Robbie Robertson.
'Marcel the Shell' and Jenny Slate
An article about Jenny Slate, creator of "Marcel the Shell."
On Successful YA Authors
YA authors discuss writing winning YA.
Rowling Tweets On Writing and Drinking
J.K. Rowling dispels rumors via Twitter.
- 2014 Oct 21
Celebrity Children's Books
More celebrities authoring children's books.
Celebrity Authors Rush In
More and more celebrities are writing children's books.
Handler Reaches Out to Indie Bookstores
Daniel Handler launches Upstream, an initiative to promote independent bookstores.
- 2014 Oct 17
What a 'Dahl'
Amy Corcoran reflects on writing to Roald Dahl when she was 7 and getting a letter back.
- 2014 Oct 16
The Story of Jon Klassen
An in-depth look at Jon Klassen's rise to becoming a prominent author and illustrator.
Jeffers's Quantum Leaps
A look at the many creative feats of Oliver Jeffers.
Diversity in Names
Author Sita Brahmachari discusses the importance of showing diversity through character names.
Happy Birthday 'Looking For Alaska'
John Green is celebrating 10 years since the publication of "Looking For Alaska."
- 2014 Oct 07
Klassen Gets His Hands Dirty
Jon Klassen fills a bookshop window for dirt, to celebrate "Sam and Dave Dig a Hole."
Emma Thompson and Peter Rabbit
Emma Thompson at Barnes & Noble Tribeca for her Peter Rabbit sequels.
Rowling Twitter Tease
J.K. Rowling posts a riddle on Twitter feed.
- 2014 Sep 18
Terry Pratchett Shares Writing Process
Terry Pratchett on writing 'Dragons At Crumbling Castle.'
- 2014 Aug 28
Marcus Sedgwick Talks Books
An interview with Marcus Sedgwick.
Engelbreit's Response to Shooting
Mary Engelbreit addresses Michael Brown shooting with a piece of art.
Blackman Responds to Racist Comments
Marjorie Blackman addresses racist abuse following inflammatory headline.
- 2014 Aug 21
Dr. Suess: Political Cartoonist
A look at Dr. Seuss's political cartoons.
Keith Richards and Theodora Richards talk about "Gus & Me: The Story of My Grandad and My First Guitar."
- 2014 Jul 31
Black to Write Doctor Who
Holly Black has been selected to write the 12th book in the Doctor Who series from Puffin.
- 2014 Jul 24
Finland has minted commemorative coins for Tove Jansson.
- 2014 Jul 10
A list of books for young adults picked by James Thurber.
Ahlberg's 'No Thanks' to Booktrust
Allan Ahlberg has turned down the Booktrust Best Book Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award because it is backed by Amazon.
- 2014 Jun 24
Evolution of a Children's Author
A look at the storied life of Shel Silverstein.
CS Lewis to Adults: Read Kids' Books
CS Lewis explains why adults should proudly read children's books in a 1952 essay.
Kevin Brooks' Carnegie award for "The Bunker Diary" causes a stir.
In Memory of Nancy Garden
A tribute to author Nancy Garden.
- 2014 Jun 12
Honoring Tove Jansson
A writer praises the Tove Jansson and the world of Moomin.
Peter Sis Talks 'Little Prince'
Peter Sis discusses his book 'The Pilot and the Little Prince.'
Authors on YA Movie Adaptation Faves
YA authors discuss their favorite film adaptations of YA books.
Rowling Against Scottish Independence
J.K. Rowling donates funds to the "Better Together" campaign against Scottish independence.
- 2014 Jun 05
Peter Sis and Margaret Ferguson
A conversation between Peter Sis and his editor Margaret Ferguson.
- 2014 May 08
John Green on YA
John Green writes about adults reading YA.
John Green Mania
An article on John Green's rise to stardom.
Daily Mail Apologizes to Rowling
The Daily Mail pays damages to J.K. Rowling over story.
- 2014 Apr 22
Mo Willems In Paris
Mo Willems talks about children's books and childhood from Paris.
- 2014 Mar 27
Roth Snuck Into Theater
Veronica Roth secretly attended the film's L.A. premiere.
- 2014 Mar 18
Philip Pullman On Islamic Extremism
Philip Pullman condemns the actions of some Islamic extremists against young girls.
- 2014 Mar 12
Children's Book Authors Play Dress-up
British authors dress as their favorite fictional characters for exhibit at England's Story Museum.
- 2014 Feb 20
Revealing Carroll Letter to be Auctioned
A letter written by Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), reveals how much he hated fame.
- 2014 Feb 04
Mafi Concludes 'Shatter Me' Series
Tahereh Mafi discusses 'Ignite Me', the last in the Shatter Me series.
Big Deal For Young Author
Thirteen-year-old Jake Marcionette's 'Just Jake' hit shelves this week.
Harry Potter Foibles, Cont.?
An article points out a few imperfections in the Harry Potter series.
Hermione and Harry?
Internet kerfuffle following J.K. Rowling's admission that Hermione should have ended up with Harry.
- 2014 Jan 16
Art and R.L. Stine
Artwork inspired by the works of R.L. Stine.
- 2014 Jan 14
Children's authors reflect on their worst reviews.
- 2014 Jan 03
Miss Peregrine's Pictures
Ransom Riggs is inspired by vintage snapshots.
A Spoonful of Sugar
Saving Mr. Banks left out an awful lot about P.L. Travers.
A Spoonful of Sugar
Saving Mr. Banks left out an awful lot about P.L. Travers.
- 2013 Dec 12
Kinney On Books, Kids, and Greg Heffley
Jeff Kinney reflects on the Wimpy Kid Books.
Cooper on the Importance of Libraries
Susan Cooper discusses the importance of libraries for children.
- 2013 Dec 10
Nancy Drew Author Auction Items
Items belonging to Mildred Wirt Benson are sold at auction.
- 2013 Nov 21
Laura and Tom McNeal
A piece on Laura and Tom McNeal, authors of Far Far Away.
Looking Back at C.S. Lewis
A look at early reviews and the life and times of of C.S. Lewis.
Hunger Games: Word by Word
An analysis of Suzanne Collins' favorite word choices and phrases, as compared to Stephanie Meyer and J.K. Rowling.
Meltzer Seeking Kidney for Mentor
Brad Meltzer is helping his history teacher to find a new kidney.
Green On Bullying
John Green delivers an honest response to a question about bullying.
- 2013 Nov 19
Lucy Dahl On Matilda
Roald Dahl's daughter reflects on her father's Matilda.
- 2013 Nov 12
Matt de la Peña Wasn't Always a Reader
Matt de la Peña on being a reluctant reader.