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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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