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  • Cover to Cover Mixes Window Displays, Technology, for Sales

    Cover to Cover Children's Books in Columbus, Ohio, has set up a window display of activity, puzzle, and game books along with a sign inviting customers to "shop this window online" using their cell phones.

  • IPA, WHO, and UNICEF Offer Online Reading Series

    The International Publishers Association, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF are collaborating on a program that is presenting a roster of top children's book authors reading their works aloud for children.

  • Random House and ABT Unveil Partnership

    Random House Children's Books has teamed up with American Ballet Theatre to launch a publishing program in September, to coincide with the opening of ABT's 80th anniversary season.

  • Families Turn to Activity-Based Entertainment During Covid-19 Crisis

    According to NPD Group, at a time when millions of parents and their children are staying at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, the demand for games, activity books, and hands-on learning titles has taken a huge leap.

  • In Brief: April 2, 2020

    This week, Kwame Alexander takes to Instagram; Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell Zoom into the digital space for their book tour; Brad Meltzer's virtual storytime soars; Maribeth Boelts sows compassion for bees; David Hyde Costello plays with paper puppets; and Lowey Sichol talks entrepreneurship.

  • Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: March 31, 2020

    With schools, libraries, and bookstores closed indefinitely and public gatherings under severe restrictions, children's authors have had to cancel their travel plans and appearances during the Covid-19 outbreak; PW is continuing to track some of the new and forthcoming books that have taken a hit.

  • Going Big During Covid-19: How Bookstores Are Connecting with Customers

    This is the first in a new series that looks at how children's bookstores are responding to the needs of their communities at a time when many are closed to the public.

  • Indie Bookstore Partners with Nonprofit to Give Hundreds of Books to Atlanta Youth

    Bookstores are among the few retailers receiving essential business exemptions to continue operating in some form during the new coronavirus outbreak, and Atlanta's Little Shop of Stories is taking its ability to provide an essential service to heart.

  • Baek Heena Wins 2020 Astrid Lindgren Award

    South Korean author-illustrator Baek Heena has been named the winner of the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book award.

  • Dav Pilkey to Launch Online Series

    Bestselling author Dav Pilkey will be welcoming readers inside his mind through Dav Pilkey at Home, a collaboration between the author, the Library of Congress, and Scholastic.

  • Virtual Handselling: Recommendations from Book Passage’s Children’s Buyer

    Clare Doornbos, children’s book buyer for Book Passage in Corte Madera, Calif., kicks off our new series with her picks for new and noteworthy kids' books.

  • Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus: March 26, 2020

    PW is tracking some of the new and forthcoming books for young readers that have taken a hit during the pandemic, and we will be featuring these roundups regularly.

  • DC Kids Camp Engages Children at Home

    Joining the ranks of publishers that are going digital to reach young readers during the coronavirus outbreak, DC has launched a series of virtual activities featuring the publisher's middle grade authors and illustrators.

  • Children's Publishers Relax Fair Use Policies

    Many children's publishers are balancing making content available to educators and parents in response to the new coronavirus with protecting the copyrights of the authors they publish.

  • Children's Books and Games on the Rise During Covid-19

    With schools closed and parents working from home in the midst of the novel coronavirus, kids' books, particularly educational titles, have been faring well.

  • Latinx Children's Authors Launch Digital Writers Series

    Las Musas Latinx Authors Collective, a coalition of women and nonbinary Latinx kids' lit writers, has launched a series of programs on writing and publishing for aspiring and published writers alike.

  • 'SCBWI Connects' Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    In an effort to support the work of its nationwide community of authors and artists during the Covid-19 outbreak, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators has launched #SCBWIConnects, an online directory of free digital resources by the organization’s published members.

  • Smaller Children's Publishers Adapting Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    With significant challenges still to come, indies are bracing themselves for months of disruption to author tours, on-sale dates, warehousing, and festivals.

  • Licensing Hotline: March 2020

    Read on for news about Little, Brown's books tied to 'The Princess Bride' and 'The Office'; The Magical Tales' Disney-licensed titles focusing on holidays and traditions; PI Kids' new formats for Disney, Baby Einstein, and Merriam Webster; and more.

  • In Brief: March 19, 2020

    Earlier this month, three bestselling Penguin Teen authors embarked on a cross-country tour; Jerry Spinelli was a star; Lauren Tarshis returned home; and Caron Levis kidded around.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Supriya Kelkar
Author Supriya Kelkar speaks with PW KidsCast about her new middle grade novel, 'American as Paneer Pie.'
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