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  • 2019 Texas Book Festival in Photos

    The 24th annual Texas Book Festival took place on October 26–27 in Austin, drawing approximately 50,000 book lovers and featuring more than 250 authors, including many acclaimed children's book creators.

  • Children's Publishers Celebrate Halloween 2019

    Children's publishers from coast to coast hosted parties as staffers donned costumes based on their favorite characters and books—both classic and contemporary.

  • In Brief: November 7, 2019

    This week, Renée Watson speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates; a California bookstore celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month; Oge Mora has a fitting event for her latest picture book; Heather Smith wins a Canadian prize; Peter H. Reynolds paints a mural with Manhattan students; and Sarah Glenn Fortson’s launch is a rootin' tootin' good time.

  • Penguin Random House to Acquire Complete Works of Eric Carle

    Penguin Young Readers is acquiring Eric Carle LLC, the asset holder of the IP rights for beloved picture-book creator Eric Carle, whose books have sold more than 145 million copies worldwide.

  • 2019 Boston Book Festival in Photos

    The 11th annual Boston Book Festival was held on October 19 in Boston's Copley Square. This year's festival brought together approximately 30,000 attendees and 350 presenters—including a number of acclaimed children's and YA authors and illustrators—for a day of panels, workshops, and more.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2019

    Job moves in children's publishing during October, 2019.

  • Fall Children's Book Week Will Promote School and Library Participation

    From November 4–10, the Fall Children’s Book Week will help extend the centennial celebration that kicked off this past spring, with a focus on reaching teachers, school librarians, and students.

  • Licensing Hotline: October 2019

    Lego System A/S and its publishing licensee Ameet have formed a global strategic partnership with plans to launch an imprint, Lego Books, and more.

  • PAMA Panel: Connecting Diverse Books with Diverse Audiences

    On October 29, the Publishers Advertising and Marketing Association hosted a lunch panel that focused on the importance of multicultural marketing and strategies for promoting books by authors with marginalized identities.

  • 2019 Tweens Read Festival in Photos

    The ninth annual Tweens Read took place on October 19 at Pasadena Memorial High School in Pasadena, Tex., bringing together more than 2,200 attendees—60% of whom were tween readers.

  • In Brief: October 31, 2019

    This week, National Ambassador Jacqueline Woodson speaks in New Jersey; Grace Lin has a chill launch; R.J. Palacio presents a read aloud; Markus Zusak visits the U.S.; Jerry Pinkney and Yuyi Morales stop by Holiday House; and National Geographic sends women experts on a tour for global Recruitment Day.

  • 2019 Texas Teen Book Festival in Photos

    The 11th annual Texas Teen Book Festival, which took place October 12 in Georgetown, Tex., drew more than 35 authors and 1,000 readers for a celebration of YA literature.

  • Children's and YA Books Inspire at 2019 NAIBA Conference

    Children’s and YA authors offered inspiration at this year’s New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association conference, which was held in Cherry Hill, N.J., from October 15–17.

  • 2019 Chappaqua Children's Book Festival in Photos

    The seventh annual Chappaqua Children's Book Festival took place on October 5 in Chappaqua, N.Y., bringing together 145 children's authors and illustrators and almost 8,000 visitors.

  • In Brief: October 24, 2019

    This week, Jewell Parker Rhodes has an inspiring homecoming; Books of Wonder holds a fantastical New York Comic Con panel; SCBWI and Madison Reads Project co-host an event for charity; four YA authors finish a Fierce fall tour; Kwame Mbalia has a strong launch; and no pouts in evidence for Macmillan staffers at 'The Pout-Pout Fish' premiere.

  • Bank Street Book Festival 2019: Expanding the Horizons of Children's Literature

    On October 19, the Center for Children's Literature at Bank Street College of Education in Manhattan hosted Book Fest @ Bank Street, an annual conference composed of authors, illustrators, scholars, and other children's book professionals.

  • Mountains & Plains 2019: A Celebration of Community in a Safe Space

    It always seems to be boom or bust for the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association member bookstores—much like the region in general.

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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