- 2015 Jun 30
YA Author Engages Diversity
Daniel José Older creates female black heroes to make fantasy more real.
Daniel José Older's Big Year
Daniel José Older on writing real characters from diverse backgrounds.
- 2015 Jun 25
Ask John Green Anything
The author explains why he hasn't published a book since The Fault in Our Stars.
New Harry Potter Story
J.K. Rowling reveals why the Dursleys dislike Harry Potter so much.
Green on Writing, Publishing, and Life
John Green talks about why he hasn't published another book since 'The Fault in Our Stars.'
- 2015 Jun 23
Gayle Forman's New Book
The author of 'If I Stay' will write her first novel for adults.
- 2015 Jun 11
A look at the teacher who inspired Terry Pratchett to write.
Pratchett's Daughter: No to Discworld
Terry Pratchett's daughter, Rihanna, will not write any Discworld novels.
- 2015 Jun 09
An Author's Advice
Jacqueline Woodson tells Nashville students, “Do what you love.”
Authors and Illustrators Share Their Summer Reading Lists.
Novelist Turned Screenwriter
Jesse Andrews Learns on the Fly to Write 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.'
- 2015 Jun 04
Blume on Sex Ed
Judy Blume discusses talking about sex with her kids.
- 2015 Jun 02
Judy Blume on Childhood, Regrets
Judy Blume reminisces about her own childhood.
Authors Talk About Judy Blume
Authors discuss what Judy Blume means to them.
- 2015 May 21
John Green on Adaptations
The author wants people to stop attacking him over 'Looking for Alaska' casting.
On the Potter Platform
J.K. Rowling: Why I chose King's Cross for Platform 9 3/4.
Gaiman on Kidlit
“I never forget how much I loved children's books as a kid and how much they changed me,” the author said.
Lemony Snicket and others take part in the #TwitterFiction Festival.
Rowling on King's Cross Station
J.K. Rowling on why she chose King's Cross Station for the concealed train platform in Harry Potter.
Green Wants Money Raised to Fight Cancer
John Green is encouraging British fans to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust.
- 2015 May 19
Curious George’s Great Escape
How Hans and Margret Rey fled Paris on bicycle with five manuscripts.
Ireland's CBI Book of the Year Award
Goes to Oliver Jeffers for 'Once Upon an Alphabet.'
Jodi Picoult on Writing YA
Jodi Picoult discusses writing and collaborating with her daughter.
An Interview with Lennon and Maisy
Lennon and Maisy Stella talk about "In the Waves."
- 2015 May 12
‘Get your head out of that book!’
The children’s stories that inspired leading writers.
Moaning Myrtle's full name sparks controversy after being revealed by J.K. Rowling on Twitter.
Rowling Responds to Twitter Comments
J.K. Rowling speaks out against online abuse.
Potter Name Reveal Causes Stir
J.K. Rowling reveals that Moaning Myrtle's full name is Myrtle Elizabeth Warren.
- 2015 May 07
Tributes to Terry Pratchett.
Tamaki on Her Next Novel
Mariko Tamaki talks about 'This One Summer' and her upcoming novel "Saving Montgomery Sole.'
Graphic Novelists Talk Favorites
Twenty-five graphic novelists discuss their favorite children's books.
Lauren Oliver on Loss, Writing, and More
An interview with Lauren Oliver on Vanishing Girls.
Taking the Challenge
Thirteen children's book authors are taking part in Scholastic's Summer Reading Challenge.
Blake's Art to Decorate Hospital Room
Quentin Blake's artwork will decorate the walls of a hospital room for families of dying children.
- 2015 May 05
John Green's YouTube Broadcast Speech
"I Don't Care How Many People Watch Something I Make. I Care How Many People Love What I Make," says YA author Green.
J.K. Rowling on Scottish Independence
J.K. Rowling tells Twitter user to "get facts straight" over Scottish independence remarks.
- 2015 Apr 28
Elyssa Friedland selects favorite children's books.
Sugg Won't Write with Coauthor
Zoella Sugg says she'll write the sequel to 'Girl Online' by herself.
YA Authors on Their Favorites
YA authors discuss their favorite YA books and authors.
- 2015 Apr 23
YA Authors' Favorite Indies
In time for Independent Bookstore Day, authors share their favorite shops.
Q&A with Jay Asher
The 'Thirteen Reasons Why' author discusses bullying and teen suicide prevention.
Deleted 'Wrinkle in Time' Scene
A never-seen passage sheds light on the author’s political philosophy.
- 2015 Apr 16
Jonathan Lethem on Influences
Children's literature inspired the author, including Munro Leaf and the D’Aulaires.
- 2015 Apr 14
Wimpy Kid Author Opening Mass. Bookstore
There's Nothing Wimpy About Jeff Kinney's New Bookstore
'Fault In Our Stars' Wins MTV Award
Shailene Woodley’s Acceptance Speech Brought John Green To Tears At The MTV Movie Awards.
Vintage covers of Beverly Cleary books.
Woodley Makes Green Cry
Shailene Woodley makes John Green cry at MTV Movie Awards.
- 2015 Apr 09
R.L. Stine's Wattpad Project
Everyone's Favorite Children's Writer Is Ready To Face New Generation with Fear Street Project.
'How Asperger’s Powers My Writing'
From 'The Strange Case of Origami Yoda' author Tom Angleberger.
John Green to Preview 'Paper Towns'
The author will share film footage at BookCon 2015.
- 2015 Apr 08
Children's author Joan Walsh Anglund says of Maya Angelou stamp: ‘That’s my quote.’
Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman's latest
Hurry Up and Wait: a Whimsical Children’s Book for Grownups.
- 2015 Apr 07
Chatting with Ungerer
An interview with Tomi Ungerer.
Angelou Stamp Misattributes Quote
A quote on the new Maya Angelou stamp is actually children's author Joan Walsh Anglund's.
- 2015 Apr 01
Mac Barnett and Jory John round up the best pranks in children's books
- 2015 Mar 27
Teen YouTube Star's Book Deal
YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print
- 2015 Mar 26
John Green has a complicated relationship with keyboards.
On 'Appropriate' Content
Elana K. Arnold discusses the idea of "appropriate" books for girls.
- 2015 Mar 24
Screening Margo Spiegelman
John Green and Halston Sage discuss the 'Paper Towns' adaptation.
- 2015 Mar 19
Beatrix Potter Tweets
Tweets based on images from Beatrix Potter books.
Mark Kelly: Books and Space
On astronaut-turned-children's author Mark Kelly.
DiCamillo Talks Rejection, Writing
Kate DiCamillo talks about receiving 473 rejection letters, among other topics.
Author and Puppeteer Extrordinaire
An article about author Kevin Sherry.
Lauren Oliver on Writing
Lauren Oliver discusses writing and the YA category.
- 2015 Mar 17
Film Rights Alert
Lionsgate is in negotiations to acquire YA novel 'Blackbird' by Anna Carey.
Veronica Roth Interview
The Insurgent author talks Veronica Roth talks about the movie and her new book project.
U.K. Book Prize Shortlists Announced
The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medal lists are out!
- 2015 Mar 13
The Fairest of Them All
Marissa Meyer on Queen Levana, Glamour, and More.
John Green Movie Updates
'Paper Towns' Gets Pushed Back, But 'Looking For Alaska' Is Off to a Good Start.
- 2015 Mar 12
On YA, Feminism, and Andrew Smith
A writer responds to Andrew Smith's "Vice" interview.
- 2015 Mar 10
When Boys Can’t Like ‘Girl Books.’
The assumption that his book, with its male protagonist, would be for everyone” – while hers wasn’t – “made me crazy.”
Wizard Under Wraps
How JK Rowling kept her Harry Potter secrets from the world.
Eric Carle pays tribute to surrealism in his latest picture book, due out in October.
In Praise of R.L. Stine
A blogger seriously loves R.L. Stine.
Roald Dahl Writes to a Fan
A grumpy letter from Roald Dahl to a fan who asks his advice on his writing.
Margery Facklam Dies
Margery Facklam, author of natural science books, has died.
Catching Up with Andrew Smith
A look at Andrew Smith's cache of YA.
Shannon Hale discusses how her books are often stereotyped as being only for girls.
New Carle Book on Surrealism
Eric Carle's upcoming "The Nonsense Show" is about surrealism.
- 2015 Mar 09
World Book Day
Children's authors get grilled by their own creations.
J.K. Rowling Writing Something New
The Harry Potter author hinted at a new book in the works on Twitter
- 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.