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    Greystone Books Expands into Children's Publishing

    Vancouver, B.C., nonfiction publisher Greystone Books is launching Greystone Kids, an imprint to publish picture and middle grade books focused on natural history, the environment, sports, and social justice.

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    Melanie Nolan Named V-P and Publisher at Knopf Books for Young Readers

    Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers announced that Melanie Nolan is taking on the role of v-p and publisher of the imprint, effective immediately.

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    Donne Forrest Remembered

    Donne Forrest, longtime rights director at Dutton Children's Books and Dial Books for Young Readers, died on January 7 at age 80. Here, some of her friends and colleagues offer tributes.

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    Tundra's Narwhal Series Hits One Million Copies

    Tundra Books, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers, has signed a new contract for six more titles in author-illustrator Ben Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly series.

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    Q & A with Henry Lien

    PW caught up with Peasprout Chen author Henry Lien to speak with him about his influences for the series.

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    Licensing Hotline: January 2019

    Read on for a reboot of IDW's Transformers comic books, new titles in Insight Editions' licensed cookbook program, literary licensing programs from new agency FanGirl Branding & Consulting, and a wrap-up of other recently signed deals.

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    Children's Authors and Books to Watch for at Winter Institute 14

    PW's reviews editors select well-known and up-and-coming children's authors to meet at this year's institute, whose books are either just out or due by September.

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    In Brief: January 17, 2019

    This week, booksellers have a spot of afternoon tea; Little, Brown presents the Emerging Artist Award; author Kheryn Callender visits St. Thomas; Lincoln Peirce draws a crowd; and authors honor a civil rights activist with their new book.

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    New Kids' and YA Books: Week of January 21, 2019

    Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about a pensive elephant who takes on new responsibilities, a celebration of raising hands, and an anthology of essays by the teenage survivors of the Parkland shooting.

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    Little Bee Books Acquired by Founding Execs

    Shimul Tolia and Thomas Morgan, the executive management team that founded Little Bee Books, Bonnier Book's U.S. children's publishing division, have purchased the company.

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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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