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  • Obituary: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

    Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, creator of more than 130 books for children and young adults, and known for her beloved series about boy detective Nate the Great, died on March 12; she was 90.

  • Q & A with Andrew Smith

    PW spoke with Andrew Smith about his middle grade debut, 'The Size of the Truth,' and the connections between his novels.

  • Q & A with Cynthia Lord

    Cynthia Lord spoke with PW about drawing from multiple facets of her life, including her lifelong love of animals, in her new middle grade novel, 'Because of the Rabbit.'

  • Q & A with Tom Angleberger

    PW asked Tom Angleberger about his latest project, 'Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Recipe for Disaster,' which debuts a spinoff series of Inspector Flytrap.

  • Four Questions for Kathi Appelt

    National Book Award finalist and Newbery Honor author Kathi Appelt spoke with PW about the experiences and subsequent research that inspired 'Angel Thieves,' her first novel for teens.

  • Photo Diary: Children's Authors Visit Israel with PJ Library

    Mark Shulman joined fellow children’s book authors for an eight-day trip to Israel with literacy nonprofit PJ Library; click through to see his selection of photo highlights.

  • Q & A with Carlos Hernandez

    PW spoke with author Carlos Hernandez about his middle grade sci-fi debut, ‘Sal & Gabi Break the Universe,’ and bringing his Cuban-American heritage to the page.

  • On Tour with Jessie Sima

    This month, author-illustrator Jessie Sima finished up a 10-city tour in celebration of her new picture book, 'Love, Z,' about a young robot in search of the meaning of love.

  • Q & A with Julie Berry

    PW spoke with Berry about the daunting task of writing her new YA historical romance, 'Lovely War,' and what she hopes readers will carry away from it.

  • On Tour with April Henry

    Earlier this month, author April Henry wrapped up a national tour for the launch of her 10th YA novel, 'The Lonely Dead.'

  • Obituary: Paul B. Janeczko

    Paul B. Janeczko, longtime teacher and lauded poet and anthologist best known for his poetry anthologies for children, died February 19 following an illness. He was 73.

  • Q & A with Gareth Hinds

    Gareth Hinds spoke with PW about his choice to adapt Homer's 'The Iliad' for young readers, and the process of abridging and translating a well-known text into a graphic format.

  • Stepping into Inspiration

    Picture book author Lisl H. Detlefsen shares how she designed a staircase to her attic writing space to look like a stack of her favorite books from childhood.

  • Obituary: Tomi Ungerer

    Internationally renowned French author-illustrator and prolific artist Tomi Ungerer, who created books in French, English, and German, and was known for his playful humor as well as sharp satire, died in west Cork, Ireland on February 8; he was 87.

  • Four Questions for Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld

    This month, Putnam will release this second collaboration by Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld, who spoke with PW about how they got the birthday celebration started.

  • Anne Ursu: Finding Magic in Middle Grade

    The author discusses her new novel for young readers, The Lost Girl, which blends fantasy with themes of female empowerment.

  • Small-Town Supernatural: Spotlight on Christine Lynn Herman

    Herman sets her YA debut, 'The Devouring Gray,' in a town where the supernatural is just natural to the local teens. (Sponsored)

  • Q & A with Lizzy Mason

    Longtime publicist Lizzy Mason spoke with PW about what it's like to be on the other side of the publishing process for her YA debut, 'The Art of Losing.'

  • Four Questions for Gary D. Schmidt

    We spoke with acclaimed children's author Schmidt about his new book, 'Pay Attention, Carter Jones,' about a dapper butler who unexpectedly offers his services to a boy and his family.

  • Q & A with Lynne Kelly

    Lynne Kelly spoke with PW about her new middle grade novel, 'Song for a Whale,' and accurately depicting the deaf experience.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Katie Green
British author-illustrator Katie Green discusses her graphic memoir ‘Lighter Than My Shadow,’ which traces her long struggle with and recovery from anorexia, as well as why telling the story visually was so important.
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