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  • At SCBWI, Editors and Agents Advise Grace, Patience, and Stories Set Outside NYC

    The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators hosted 1,588 registered attendees for its recent Summer Conference, and nearly 1,000 of them tuned in for the "Current Market for Children’s Publishing" panel.

  • Algonquin Young Readers, Workman Kids Grow Imprint

    Two children's publishers have joined forces to create one comprehensive brand that encompasses fiction and nonfiction titles for readers.

  • Creative Lights Glow at SCBWI Summer Conference 2022

    The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators held its virtual Summer Conference last weekend; click through for highlights from the keynote presentations by authors Dhonielle Clayton and Donna Barba Higuera.

  • Teachers Talk School Safety

    We asked some educators for their best advice on addressing the topic of gun violence inside and outside of the classroom.

  • Multicultural Children's Day Celebrates 10 Years of Donating Free Books

    Commemorating its 10-year anniversary early next year, nonprofit literacy organization Multicultural Children's Book Day will be opening submissions to donate free children's books starting September 1.

  • Obituary: Jeanne Steig

    Children's author and multimedia visual artist Jeanne Steig, known for her witty retellings of fairy tales and myths, most of them illustrated by her late husband, celebrated cartoonist and author William Steig, has died at 92.

  • Children's Job Moves: July 2022

    Job moves in children's publishing during July 2022.

  • In Brief: July 28, 2022

    In recent event news, authors hold book signings for new additions to their series, take to the Broadway stage to discuss their love of literature and musical theater, and leave decorative surprises following their events.

  • Storytelling from the Heart: Storybooth App Expands with New Book

    Storybooth, which debuted seven years ago as an online storytelling program for teens to share their personal stories with peers, is now available as an illustrated book featuring old and new anonymous tales from kids all over the world.

  • School's Out for Summer... But Not for These Teachers and Librarians

    We spoke with four teachers and librarians about some of their summer plans, which include reflecting, recharging, and preparing for the academic year ahead.

  • Licensing Hotline: July 2022

    Read on for news about Kids Can Press's new titles tied to the PBS Kids show 'Elinor Wonders Why,' the success of HarperCollins's My Little Pony program, a licensing effort based on Raúl the Third's World of ¡Vamos!, and more.

  • NPD Gauges the Children's and YA Book Market

    For children's and YA titles, sales through May 2022 were up 17% over 2019's pre-pandemic benchmark, according to Brenna Connor, industry insights manager at the NPD Group.

  • ALA Annual 2022 in Photos

    This year's American Library Association Annual Conference, the ALA's first in-person conference since 2019, was held June 23–28 in Washington, D.C.; we've gathered highlights from the event, which included signings by children's and YA authors, awards ceremonies, panels, and more.

  • Children's Institute 10 in Photos

    See highlights from the various bookseller-focused events, including the annual kidlit-themed costume contest, author and illustrator signings, after-parties, and more.

  • Bologna Children's Bookstore Launches Fundraiser After Fire

    Giannino Stoppani Children's Bookstore in Bologna, Italy, is fundraising to help recover books after a recent fire.

  • Movie Alert: 'Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between'

    This week, 'Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between,' based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Jennifer E. Smith, is available to stream on Netflix.

  • Children's Job Moves: June 2022

    Job moves in children's publishing during June 2022.

  • Close-Up on Melissa de la Cruz Studio

  • Cardinal Rule Press Acquires Bucket Fillers

    Cardinal Rule Press has doubled in size after acquiring the assets of Bucket Fillers, a publisher of children's books, puzzles, and teaching tools.

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