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  • A Bustling Year for Sandra Boynton

    Board book virtuoso Sandra Boynton delivers a bounty of her trademark "serious silliness" in 2018, as Little Simon publishes a quartet of titles by the author, whose books have sold more than 70 million copies worldwide.

  • Scholastic Publishes First Lego Picture Book After 15 Years as Lego Licensee

    In time for the 15th anniversary of the launch of its licensing relationship with Lego, Scholastic is publishing the first-ever Lego picture book, 'I’m Fun, Too!'

  • Children's Book Reissues: Fall 2018

    Animal stories lead this pack of children’s books that are heading back into print this fall.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of August 28, 2018

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a sleepy story from a Caldecott Medalist, a book about the lives of resisters, and a YA novel that returns to the dystopian world of a bestselling series.

  • Social and Emotional Learning Booklist

    We’ve compiled a list of some of the top children's titles publishers are spotlighting in the area of social and emotional learning.

  • 'We Rise' Anthology Offers Call to Action

    A new anthology edited by the husband-and-wife team of Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson presents a rousing call for children and parents to stand up for their beliefs.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of August 20, 2018

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a visit to the dentist, a fairy tale recast entirely by ponies, and a YA novel about a girl's experiences with Asperger's.

  • Cover Reveal: 'The Next Great Paulie Fink'

    PW spoke with National Book Award finalist Ali Benjamin about the creative catalyst for her new middle grade book, 'The Next Great Paulie Fink,' the cover of which is revealed here exclusively for the first time.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of August 13, 2018

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a hungry monster, a middle grade novel about two best friends who couldn't be more different, and a YA novel about a teen cast out by her friends.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of August 6, 2018

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a girl and her grandmother, a middle grade novel about a boy who transforms his grief into something that improves his community, and a YA novel about a math-savant teen contending with mental illness.

  • Pilkey's Dog Man Bounds to Head of the Pack

    Scholastic will be increasing its first printing of 'Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas,' the fifth installment in Dav Pilkey's graphic novel series, to three million copies.

  • The Most Anticipated Children's and YA Books of Fall 2018

    Presenting our editors’ selections of eagerly awaited children's and YA books for the coming season.

  • New Kids' and YA Books: Week of July 30, 2018

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a girl and her friendship with the rabbit who lives in the moon, the launch of a middle grade graphic novel series starring a tough tuber, and a YA novel about a social media star taking to nature.

  • Spring 2019 Children’s Sneak Previews

    Take a look ahead at some of the big titles for children and teens due out next spring, in our exclusive roundup.

  • 'I Feel Teal' Introduces a Rainbow of Feelings

    Debut author Lauren Rille and illustrator Aimée Sicuro use color to identify the wide range of feelings children experience as they begin school; the story behind their book is also an emotional one.

  • 2018 Adult Books on Children's Lit

    For grown-up aficionados of children’s literature, a bevy of new titles are ready to hit to-be-read piles everywhere.

  • Anne for All Ages: Tundra Releases New Anne of Green Gables Books

    With four new titles inspired by 'Anne of Green Gables,' Tundra Books is bringing the irrepressible Anne to younger readers. (Sponsored)

  • Seasoned Collaborators Chart a New Course in 'Illegal'

    We spoke with authors Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin and illustrator Giovanni Rigano about the inspiration for their latest graphic novel collaboration, which explores the plight of undocumented immigrants.

  • Moving On Up: Vera Brosgol

    We spoke with Caldecott Honor–winner Vera Brosgol about her new graphic memoir for middle graders, which is rooted in the trials and triumphs of her summer at a Russian Orthodox camp.

  • Little Simon Says 'All You Need Is Love'

    Simon & Schuster's Little Simon imprint has acquired the rights to incorporate the lyrics of two Beatles songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 'All You Need Is Love' and 'With a Little Help from My Friends,' into picture books.

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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