- 2016 Nov 29
U.K. publishers are looking to standup comedians to write children's books.
- 2016 Nov 22
We've Been Saying 'Roald Dahl' Wrong
An article reveals that we've been mispronouncing Roald Dahl's name this whole time.
A Man of Many Hats
An interview with Jon Klassen.
- 2016 Nov 08
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Recommend
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff pick five must-read YA books.
Roald Dahl and Medicine
An article argues that Roald Dahl had a fascination with medicine.
In Memory of Jan Slepian
An article remembers the life and works of Jan Slepian.
- 2016 Nov 03
Remembering Natalie Babbitt
An article reflects on Natalie Babbitt and the gifts of "Tuck Everlasting."
JK Rowling Manuscript at Auction
A handwritten copy of JK Rowling's "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" will be auctioned next month.
Sendak Estate Success
Maurice Sendak's estate has largely won a court battle with the Rosenbach Museum and Library.
- 2016 Nov 01
R.L. Stine: Halloween Costume Trauma
R.L. Stine discusses a Halloween costume he recalls from childhood.
- 2016 Oct 20
Dewdney Cover First Look
A look at the cover for "Little Excavator" by the late Anna Dewdney.
S.E. Hinton Twitter Spat
S.E. Hinton responded to a question about whether characters in "The Outsiders" are gay.
- 2016 Oct 06
Writing, Reading, and Ethnicity
How writing fiction helped Grace Lin to come to terms with her Asian-American identity.
- 2016 Sep 27
Wilson on Her Childhood
Jacqueline Wilson opens up about her difficult childhood.
- 2016 Sep 08
Inside 'A Torch Against the Night'
An in-depth reading of Sabaa Tahir's "A Torch Against the Night."
A Visit with Ann M. Martin
An interview with Ann M. Martin.
Woodson to Receive BoBi Award
Jacqueline Woodson will be awarded the "Best of Brooklyn" Award at the Brooklyn Book Festival.
- 2016 Aug 11
Gene Luen Yang's Superman
An article on Gene Luen Yang's "New Superman."
- 2016 Aug 09
Grace Lin on 'Multicultural' Dilemma
An article by Grace Lin about being named a "multicultural" author and illustrator.
Growing Up in Fiction
Anthony Horowitz writes about when children's book characters grow up.
- 2016 Aug 02
Woodson on Greenville
Jacqueline Woodson writes about her memories of growing up in Greenville, S.C.
Ziegler to Release Memoir and YA
Maddie Ziegler will release a memoir and a YA series.
- 2016 Jul 28
An Enduring Indie Author
The Tale of Peter Rabbit Was Self-Published.
Happy birthday, Beatrix Potter
The author’s legacy 150 years on.
- 2016 Jul 26
Gene Luen Yang on Comics' Value
Why comics belong in schools… and more ideas from graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang.
- 2016 Jul 21
Jerry Pinkney Day
The Caldecott medalist is honored in his hometown.
Not For Kids
Roald Dahl's Twisted, Overlooked Stories for Adults.
- 2016 Jul 14
Rick Riordan's tour dates for "Hammer of Thor."
- 2016 Jun 14
Not So Sleepy Sleeper Hit
A Fantasy Series That Began on the Web and Became a Bestseller.
A list of quotes from Maurice Sendak.
From Web to Bestseller
An article about Catherynne Valente’s Fairyland novels.
- 2016 Jun 09
An Unkindness of Books
Maggie Stiefvater on Finishing the Raven Cycle.
- 2016 Jun 07
The Politics of a Children's Classic
Gertrude Chandler Warner’s Boxcar Children and the Spirit of Capitalism.
'Cursed Child' Opens This Week
Why J.K. Rowling Endorsed 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' for the Stage.
Illustrator of American Childhood
A look at the work of Garth Williams.
- 2016 Jun 02
Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Winner
A photo diary of Meg Rosoff's whirlwind tour of Sweden, after accepting the prize.
Margaret Wise Brown's Collaboration
How 'Goodnight Moon' Author Revolutionized Kids' Books.
The Fault in Our Years
John Green Admits to Grads That Adulthood Is Terrible.
An Author Vanishes
A look at the disappearance of Helen Bailey.
Chris D'Lacey shares some writing tips.
Wilson Pledges: More Lovely Dads
Jacqueline Wilson has pledged to write more great dads to her books.
Rosoff Tours Sweden
A Meg Rosoff photo essay.
A Writer on 'Frog and Toad'
An article ponders Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad series and same-sex love.
'Cursed Child' Will Make You Cry
J.K. Rowling has confirmed that "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will make us all cry.
- 2016 May 28
Ethan Hawke Book Inspiration
Ethan Hawke talks about how River Phoenix partially inspired his book, "Rules For a Knight."
- 2016 May 24
Alexie's New Children's Book
Sherman Alexie on His New Kids’ Book and the Angst of Being a “Jr.”
Commence the Speech
John Green gives Mr. Rogers-inspired commencement speech.
Sherman Alexie On Thunder
An interview with Sherman Alexie.
John Green gives a shout out to Mr. Rogers at his commencement speech at his alma mater.
- 2016 May 18
John Green Prepares for Grand Prix
John Green's sports passions.
Writing 'Roller Girl'
Victoria Jamieson talks about "Roller Girl."
New Children's Laureate
P.J. Lynch is Ireland's new children's laureate.
J.K. Rowling at PEN
Highlights from J.K. Rowling's acceptance speech at the PEN gala.
Stop Age Labeling
Sergio Ruzzier believes age labeling on books can create barriers for readers.
- 2016 May 05
The End of a Book Club
Heather Vogel Frederick's The Mother-Daughter Book Club series is ending.
A Leia Adventure
Cecil Castellucci discusses getting to write "Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure."
Alyson Noël on her novel "Unrivaled."
A Book Vandal Confesses
Caleb Krisp writes about his history of rewriting the endings of books.
A Peek at 'Inquisitor's Tale'
A cover reveal and excerpt from Adam Gidwitz's 'The Inquisitor's Tale.'
Sherman Alexie Talks Picture Books
Sherman Alexie shares his favorite picture books.
Judy Blume on Tumblr
Judy Blume warms to social media.
Pseudonymous Bosch Steps Out
Pseudonymous Bosch writes about writing under a pseudonym.
On the 'Mark'
A look at Veronica Roth's new duology, "Carve the Mark."
- 2016 May 03
Harry Potter Around the World
J.K. Rowling reveals plans to take 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' abroad.
J.K. Rowling Apologizes
The author took to Twitter on the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts.
Illuminae Authors Team Up Again
Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman talk about their new Andromeda Cycle.
Vampires Eternally Undead
Stephenie Meyer Adapting YA Book Franchise 'Anna Dressed in Blood.'
Cao Wenxuan's Children's Books
A look at the work of Cao Wenxuan.
Rowling: Sorry About Remus
J.K. Rowling apologizes for killing off Remus Lupin.
The Andromeda Cycle
Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman are working on a new project, the Andromeda Cycle.
- 2016 Apr 28
Teachers Who Inspired Favorite Authors
Authors and Illustrators Remember Their Mentors.
Rare Illustration Unsurfaces
Unseen Beatrix Potter illustration to go on display for first time.
YA Author's Challenges Continue
Battle over banning 'Looking for Alaska' continues in Kentucky.
- 2016 Apr 26
YA Style Maven
Cassandra Clare Created a Fantasy Realm and Aims to Maintain Her Rule
- 2016 Apr 21
Jason Reynolds Talks to Kids
A preview of a talk by Jason Reynolds at the Delta Memorial Endowment Fund luncheon in Milwaukee.
- 2016 Apr 19
New Home for Peculiar Stories
'Miss Peregrine' author returns with an illustrated collection of fairytales.
Green Behind the Wheel
John Green will drive a pace car for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Children's Book Author Missing
Helen Bailey is still missing.
Maas on Writing
A talk with Sarah Maas.
- 2016 Apr 15
One Author's Story
Why I Came Out as a Gay Children’s Book Author, by C. Alexander London.
- 2016 Apr 06
Cleary's Time as a Librarian
An article reflects on Beverly Cleary's time spent as a librarian.
- 2016 Mar 23
Weighing in on YA Sex Scenes
Author Anna Breslaw discusses the importance of sex scenes in YA books.
- 2016 Mar 22
J.K. Rowling's Work in Progress
J.K. Rowling says: "I've put my political fairytale for children on hold."
Responding to Rowling's Latest Story
What J.K. Rowling's New Story Can Teach Us About Cultural Appropriation.
Rereading Harry Potter
Author Erin Lange reflects on how reading Harry Potter as an adult reawakened her love for reading and writing.
Rowling Fairy Tale on Hold
J.K. Rowling isn't planning on publishing her "political fairytale" anytime in the near future.
- 2016 Mar 09
A Look Under the Cat's Hat
It Took Dr. Seuss a Year to Write 'The Cat in the Hat'—and It Changed Kids’ Lit Forever.
The Chair That Started it All
J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Chair Set to Fetch at Least $45K at Auction.
Peter Rabbit Edition at Auction
Rare edition of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit set to sell for £18,000.
- 2016 Mar 08
Middle Grade Laughs
Chris Grabenstein writes in praise of middle grade humor.
- 2016 Mar 04
Hopping to the Auction House
Beatrix Potter letter to young fan sharing Peter Rabbit plans goes up for auction.
- 2016 Feb 25
Authors Respond to Lack of Diversity
“You Will Be Tokenized”: Speaking Out About the State of Diversity in Book Publishing.
- 2016 Feb 24
Harper Lee's YA Impact
How 'To Kill a Mockingbird' changed the life of YA author Margaret Stohl.
- 2016 Feb 18
YA Author Copyright Lawsuit
Cassandra Clare’s lawyer hits back at copyright claims.
All the Feels for Judy Blume
Sara Shepard writes about how Judy Blume influenced her.
'Just Jake' Author Advice
Jake Marcionette's advice to parents on getting kids writing.
Operation Smile Teams With Random
Random is teaming with a medical charity for social media campaign inspired by R.J. Palacio's "Wonder."
A Look at 'Raymie Nightingale'
An article about Kate DiCamillo's new novel.
Clare Copyright Claim
Cassandra Clare's lawyer fights copyright infringement claims.
- 2016 Feb 02
A Talk with Marissa Meyer
Marissa Meyer discusses writing, her characters, and what's next.