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  • Noteworthy Picture Book and Novel Sequels: June 2021

    June means the beginning of the summer and the perfect time to catch up on some favorite continuing series, including a new adventure for Shark and Bot, a monster mystery, a historical tale about Mary, Queen of Scots, and more.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of June 21, 2021

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are an early reader comic about a restless fish, a middle grade graphic novel musical mystery, a YA novel in which a trans teen helps ghosts move on in the afterlife, and more.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 14, 2021

    New deals for Rachael Lippincott, Alyson Derrick, Lora Merriman, Aamna Qureshi, and others.

  • Children's Books for Father's Day 2021

    We've gathered a selection of celebratory titles for young readers to enjoy with their loved ones this Father's Day.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of June 14, 2021

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book biography of Isamu Noguchi, a middle grade novel about the daughter of Chinese laborers who loves tall tales, a YA Afro-futurist fantasy debut, and more.

  • Biden Inauguration Inspires Another Picture Book

    Later this month, Philomel is crashing a picture book that came about because Biden recited the lyrics of a song written in 1998 during his inaugural address, 'American Anthem' by Gene Scheer.

  • Off to Neverland!: 2021 Peter Pan Retellings

    The boy who refused to grow up has gone through countless incarnations, from beloved book series to adaptations for the big screen; we've rounded up a selection of new and forthcoming 'Peter Pan' retellings.

  • Rights Report: Week of June 7, 2021

    New deals for Sabaa Tahir, Amélie Wen Zhao, Melissa Albert, and others.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of June 7, 2021

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about building physics-defying pillow forts, a middle grade novel about a girl who heals her grief after adopting a dog, a high-stakes escape room YA novel, and more.

  • Rights Report: Week of May 31, 2021

    New deals for Shannon Gibney, Nicole Chung, Gillian French, and others.

  • Cover and Title Revealed for 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' 16

    Amulet Books has announced the title and cover of the 16th installment in Jeff Kinney's global bestselling series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. 'Big Shot' will be simultaneously published in 28 countries on October 26.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of May 31, 2021

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the beauty of all bodies, a middle grade story about a budding filmmaker, a YA novel about a teen reeling from loss, and many more.

  • Children's Books Commemorate 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

    With 2021 marking the centenary of the May 31, 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a number of books are being released this year to commemorate what is regarded by many as one of the darkest events in American history.

  • Rights Report: Week of May 24, 2021

    New deals for Asha Bromfield, Suzanne Young, RaeChell Garrett, and others.

  • Highlights Celebrates 75 Years of 'Helping Children Become Their Best Selves'

    With three-quarters of a century under its belt, 'Highlights for Children,' the brightly colored, instantly recognizable magazine delivered to mailboxes across the country, served as a first friend for generations of young readers.

  • New and Noteworthy Kids' and YA Books: May 2021

    We've rounded up some of the buzziest books for young readers coming out this month, including a celebration of everyday family rituals, a fantasy inspired by Korean myth, a YA retelling of Jane Austen set in Trinidad and Tobago, and many more.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of May 24, 2021

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about preserving memories, a middle grade graphic novel about a girl's bond with an unusual dog, a witchy YA novel that spans world mythology, and more.

  • Lee & Low Launches Kickstarter to Promote Graphic Novel

    A Kickstarter campaign launched by Lee & Low Books to expand the print run for a graphic retelling of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' set in colonial Mexico, has quickly exceeded its initial goal.

  • Rights Report: Week of May 17, 2021

    New deals for Eva V. Gibson, Simon Boughton, Ava Reid, and others.

  • Noteworthy Picture Book and Novel Sequels: May 2021

    Sequels hitting shelves this month include more comic adventures for a pig and his animal friends, a high-stakes race for riches, the second installment in Maggie Stiefvater's the Dreamer trilogy, and much more.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Jimmy Dunne
Songwriter-turned-author Jimmy Dunne shares his debut picture book, 'The Shepherd's Story,' a new take on the nativity tale, illustrated by Ivan Kravets.
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