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  • Movie Alert: 'All the Bright Places'

    Netflix is set to release a film version of Jennifer Niven's YA novel 'All the Bright Places' on February 28.

  • In Brief: February 20, 2020

    This week, Kamilla Benko kicks off her national tour; Beth Ferry drops in to Blue Bunny Books and Toys; Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright have "love"-ly school visits; and Jim di Bartolo channels the dragon.

  • Schwartz and Wade to Get Separate Imprints at Random House

    Random House Children’s Books has announced that Anne Schwartz and Lee Wade, of Schwartz & Wade Books, will each get their own imprints in summer 2021.

  • Long Live the Bestseller Kings

    Scholastic and Penguin Random House retained their #1 spots in our rankings of children’s frontlist fiction and picture book bestsellers by corporation, respectively, though each company’s share of positions on its list diminished slightly from 2018.

  • Children's Authors Renovate Washington Bookstore

    With the help of her fellow children's authors, Suzanne Selfors has remodeled Liberty Bay Books in Poulsbo, Wash.—in preparation for the community bookstore's soft reopening on February 15.

  • HarperCollins Launches Shelf Stuff Tour for MG Authors

    HarperCollins Children's Books has announced the first-ever Shelf Stuff tour, a multi-author middle grade program kicking off in March.

  • In Brief: February 13, 2020

    This week, the 2020 Golden Kite and Sid Fleischman Awards are bestowed; Kate Messner serves up a surprise on her book tour; DC creators descend on the Los Angeles Zoo; and Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome stop by Holiday House.

  • Bologna 2020 Debuts Comics Award Winners, Comics Corner

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair announced the winners of the inaugural 2020 BolognaRagazzi Comics Award, and released details about the Comics Corner, a new exhibition and rights section of the fair.

  • Movie Alert: 'Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made'

    Following its debut at Sundance on January 25, 'Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made,' Disney’s $42 million film adaptation of Stephan Pastis's middle grade debut novel is releasing on the streaming platform Disney+ this Friday.

  • HBG Buys More Than 1,000 Disney Book Group Titles

    The Hachette Book Group has acquired more than 1,000 titles published by Disney Book Group; the deal involves bestselling authors, award-winning as well as backlist and recently published books, plus a number of unpublished titles.

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