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    Based on the 1923 Newbery Medal-winning novel 'The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle,' Universal Pictures' $175 million adaptation called 'Dolittle' will sail into movie theaters on January 17.

  • In Brief: January 16, 2020

    This week, Wendy Lamb gets fêted as she steps down from her eponymous imprint; Dan Santat and Cecil Castellucci talk plainly; Tiffany Jewell celebrates her debut workbook; and Karen McManus has a Power-ful launch.

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  • In Brief: January 9, 2020

    This week, Kwame Alexander speaks in Istanbul; Monica Hesse dines in D.C.; Matt Tavares signs books in Massachusetts; and New York elementary schoolers get inspired by Michelle Edwards.

  • IDW and Smithsonian Partner for Illustrated Books

    IDW Publishing has secured global rights to publish illustrated books, primarily graphic novels but also other formats such as coloring and picture books, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution.

  • Obituary: Clay Winters

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