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  • 2019 Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards Finalists Announced

    The Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader have announced the finalists for their 12th annual Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards, the only national awards voted on entirely by children and teens.

  • German Children's Publishers Reflect on Taiwan's Book Market

    We spoke with four German publishers to learn more about what they were pitching at the Taipei International Book Exhibition, and their perspectives on the Taiwanese children’s landscape.

  • 2019 Bookworm Festival in Photos

    The sixth annual Bookworm Festival took place on February 2 in Jersey Village, Tex.; see highlights from the celebration in our photo essay.

  • The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition in Photos

    The 27th edition of the Taipei International Book Exhibition, which wrapped up its six-day run on February 17, hosted 735 publishing houses and had a roster of more than 1,000 events to promote reading and book-related activities.

  • Publishers at Toy Fair 2019 Highlight Book-Plus, Female Empowerment

    Though some of the publishers that usually attend Toy Fair were absent this year, book publishing exhibitors called the 2019 edition a strong show with new trends rising to the surface.

  • Sesame Street Turns 50

    Fourteen U.S. publishing partners celebrate the anniversary of Big Bird and friends, with special titles, reissues and refreshed editions of classic books, and new publishing initiatives.

  • Licensing Drives a Quarter of Children’s Book Sales, Says New Research

    Licensed titles made up 26% of unit sales of juvenile books in the U.S. in 2018, according to just-released research from the NPD Group.

  • Taipei Book Fair 2019: Shifts and Trends in the Taiwanese Children's Book Market

    The 27th edition of the Taipei International Book Exhibition is now midway through its six-day run, which will end on February 17.

  • PubWest 2019: Tips from Children's Publishers

    We've gathered some of the best bookselling tips shared during a panel on "Events-Based Book Marketing," which took place during the annual PubWest conference.

  • 2019 African American Children's Book Fair in Photos

    See our selection of photo highlights from the 27th African American Children's Book Fair in Philadelphia, which drew more than 4,000 attendees and more than 36 authors and illustrators.

  • 100th Anniversary Children's Book Week Poster Revealed

    The centennial celebration of Children's Book Week, the nation's longest-running literacy initiative, will take place April 29 through May 5; the official poster, illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Yuyi Morales, is revealed here for the first time.

  • 2019 SCBWI Conference: Agents and Editors Give Advice

    AT the SCBWI winter conference, a panel of agents and editors explained trends they are seeing in children's book publishing

  • Flying High: The 2019 Golden Kite Awards

    All that glittered was gold at the 2019 Golden Kite Awards & Gala held in New York City on February 8; click through to read about opening keynote, and acceptance speeches by winning authors and artists in a variety of categories.

  • Movie Alert: 'Five Feet Apart'

    'Five Feet Apart' began its life as a screenplay, but as the script was being developed, one of the producers pitched an idea to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers publisher Justin Chanda: how about publishing an adaptation of the story to be released in tandem with the film?

  • Licensing Hotline: February 2019

    Read on for news about Insight Editions' 'Missing Link,' Cottage Door Press's four new licenses, Scholastic's in-world handbook for the 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' film, Merrymakers' licensing program for Dog Man, the relaunch of Miffy licensing in North America, and more.

  • Bush Sisters to Co-host Children’s Book & Author Breakfast

    The May 31 BookExpo breakfast will feature Lupita Nyong’o, author of 'Sulwe;' Tomi Adeyemi, author of 'Children of Virtue and Vengeance;' Eoin Colfer, author of 'The Fowl Twins;' and Da Chen, author of 'Girl Under a Red Moon.'

  • The On-Sale Calendar: May 2019 Children's Books

  • ALA Midwinter 2019 in Photos

    This year's ALA Midwinter conference, held January 24–29 in Seattle, brought together librarians and publishers, educators, authors, and illustrators.

  • In Brief: February 7, 2019

    This week, Billie Jean King approves of her picture book biography; Holly Black makes new friends; Debbie Levy and Jo Ann Allen Boyce celebrate their historical picture book; Deborah Underwood and Misa Saburi share their inspirations with readers; and Minnesota writers honor Robert F. Sibert Award winners.

  • Iranian-Influenced Tiny Owl Imprint to Launch in U.S.

    The London-based children’s book imprint is set to enter the U.S. this spring, with a mission of drawing upon Iranian culture and instilling a sense of tolerance in young readers.

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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