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  • Q & A with Jen Wang

    After two acclaimed graphic novels for teens, 'In Real Life' and 'The Prince and the Dressmaker,' Jen Wang has written her middle grade debut, 'Stargazing.'

  • Lily Williams Continues Her Environmental Mission

    Lily Williams's third picture book about loss and conservation, 'If Elephants Disappeared,' is due from Roaring Brook on September 17.

  • 'Why I Love Kids' Books in Translation'

    We asked author Rivka Galchen—whose first foray into writing for children, 'Rat Rule 79,' releases this month—to reflect on her lifelong love of stories from other countries.

  • Q & A with Chris Raschka

    PW spoke with Chris Raschka about the inspiration behind his fifth and final collaboration with Vladimir Radunsky, who died in September 2018, and about their long friendship.

  • Author Julia Watts Disinvited from Teen Lit Festival

    YA author Julia Watts has been removed from the slate of authors participating in LitUp, a teen literary festival sponsored by the Knox County (Tenn.) Public Library, after a member of the organizing committee expressed concerns that she has also written erotica.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 2, 2019

    New deals for Alice Oseman, Julia Lynn Rubin, ZR Ellor, and others.

  • Rights Report: Week of August 26, 2019

    New deals for L.L. McKinney, Kerri Maniscalco, Dana Swift, and others.

  • In Conversation: Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham

    We asked author Shannon Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham to interview each other about their collaboration on the middle grade graphic novel-style memoirs 'Real Friends' and 'Best Friends,' and their real-life friendship.

  • 'What Is … Judy Moody?'

    Judy Moody author and lifelong 'Jeopardy!' fan Megan McDonald reflects on the experience of seeing her book featured on her favorite TV quiz show.

  • Q & A with Thanhha Lai

    This fall Thanhha Lai publishes her debut novel for young adults, 'Butterfly Yellow.'

  • Q & A with Brendan Wenzel

    Brendan Wenzel’s new picture book, 'A Stone Sat Still,' looks at some of the same themes as his 2016 Caldecott Honor book, 'They All Saw a Cat'; Wenzel spoke with us about making picture books as a way of thinking through experience.

  • Rights Report: Week of August 19, 2019

  • Rights Report: Week of August 12, 2019

    New deals announced for Maiya Ibrahim, Debbi Michiko Florence, Carme Lemniscates, and more.

  • YA Community Joins Forces in Support of Author Beth Revis

    More than 150 authors have come together to support one of their own through a difficult time with the “Bid My Soul Farewell Preorder Giveaway."

  • Obituary: Charles Santore

    Illustrator Charles Santore, widely recognized for the realistically detailed paintings in his interpretations of beloved children’s stories, died on August 11 at age 84.

  • Four Questions for Jerry Pinkney

    PW asked Pinkney about his inspiration for, and the challenge of, creating the art for 'A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech That Inspired a Nation,' written by Barry Wittenstein.

  • Four Questions for Celia C. Pérez

    Celia C. Pérez’s new novel, 'Strange Birds,' is a story about heritage, activism, and friendship, and is the fourth novel from Penguin’s just-launched Kokila imprint.

  • Q & A with Laurel Snyder

    Snyder’s new middle grade novel, 'My Jasper June,' tells the story of 13-year-old Leah Davidson who is still struggling with the drowning death of her younger brother the previous summer.

  • Q & A with Stacey Lee

    In her fourth book for young adults, 'The Downstairs Girl,' Stacey Lee introduces 17-year-old Jo Kuan, a Chinese immigrant in the New South, who secretly dwells beneath the floorboards of a local newspaper printer.

  • In Brief: August 15, 2019

    This week, Mo Willems plays ball; Penguin Random House and We Need Diverse Books honor teen writers; Allison Crotzer Kimmel sets off on a book tour/family vacation; and DC mentors future comics creators.

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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