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  • TV Alert: 'Shape Island'

    We take a look at the new television show 'Shape Island', based on the Shapes trilogy of picture books by frequent collaborators Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen.

  • Cover Reveal: 'Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.' by Judy Blume

    Since the 1970 publication of 'Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.,' Judy Blume refused all offers for a film adaptation, until Kelly Fremon Craig wrote Blume an email that changed her mind.

  • Movie Alert: 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'

    The iconic wooden marionette is given new life in a stop-motion film adaptation of Pinocchio directed by Guillermo del Toro, premiering on Netflix on Friday; we spoke with Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol about her work as head of the storyboard department.

  • Movie Alert: 'My Father's Dragon'

    'My Father's Dragon,' inspired by the 1948 children's novel of the same name by Ruth Stiles Gannett, is now streaming on Netflix.

  • Movie Alert: 'The School for Good and Evil'

    Something evil this way comes to Netflix this month: 'The School for Good and Evil,' based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Soman Chainani, which launched a bestselling book series.

  • PFLAG Adapts Picture Book to Video, Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month

    In celebration of LGBTQ+ History month in October, nonprofit organization Parents, Families, & Friends of LGBT National has brought together a slew of celebrities to voice characters in a video adaptation of picture book 'The Mother of a Movement: Jeanne Manford—Ally, Activist, and Co-Founder of PFLAG.'

  • Movie Alert: 'On the Come Up'

    Sliding into the rap battle ring on September 23 is Angie Thomas's latest book-to-movie adaptation, 'On the Come Up,' based on her bestselling novel.

  • TV Alert: 'The Midnight Club'

    Christopher Pike's YA horror novel 'The Midnight Club,' which was published nearly 20 years ago, has found its home with streaming service Netflix and will make its screen debut on October 7.

  • Movie Alert: 'Catherine Called Birdy'

    Medieval mishaps and smarmy suitors are afoot in the upcoming film adaptation of 'Catherine Called Birdy,' based on the 1994 Newbery Honor-winning novel by Karen Cushman.

  • Movie Alert: 'Pinocchio'

    Disney is set to release a live-action and CGI film retelling of Italian author Carlo Collodi and illustrator Enrico Mazzanti's 'Pinocchio,' the classic children's tale that follows a puppet's journey to escape his owner to become a "real boy."

  • Movie Alert: 'Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between'

    This week, 'Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between,' based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Jennifer E. Smith, is available to stream on Netflix.

  • Movie Alert: 'Love & Gelato'

    We spoke with YA author Jenna Evans Welch about the process of seeing her 2016 debut, 'Love & Gelato,' adapted for the screen.

  • TV Alert: 'The Summer I Turned Pretty'

    Sunny summer days are on the horizon and so is love in Jenny Han's 2009 book turned screen adaptation of 'The Summer I Turned Pretty.'

  • Book to Film and Back: 'Star Child' Returns to Print with A24

    Indie entertainment company A24's publishing division is bringing Claire A. Nivola's 2014 picture book 'Star Child' back into print in a redesigned and expanded edition; the book was prominently featured in the 2021 film 'C’mon C’mon,' written and directed by Mike Mills.

  • Movie Alert: 'Along for the Ride'

    'Along for the Ride,' based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Sarah Dessen, is coming to Netflix.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Bad Guys'

    Australian author Aaron Blabey's popular graphic novel series The Bad Guys is hitting the big screen.

  • Movie Alert: 'Better Nate Than Ever'

    This week, Broadway buffs and readers alike can expect to see Nate, the titular character of Tim Federle's 2013 middle grade novel 'Better Nate Than Ever,' sing and dance his way onto the screen; the film adaptation is set to be released on Disney+ starting April 1.

  • TV Alert: 'Theodosia'

    A live-action adaptation of the Theodosia series by Robin L. LaFevers will begin streaming on HBO Max starting March 10.

  • Paramount Options Rediscovered Wright Novel for Seven Figures

    The rediscovered, initially unpublished, novel by Richard Wright, 'The Man Who Lived Underground,' has been optioned by Paramount in a seven-figure deal.

  • Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Turn Their Lens, and Jeff Daniels's Voice, to Hemingway

    In the run up to 'Hemingway,' a three-part, six-hour documentary to run on PBS April 5-7, three of the series' major participants discussed what it was like to take on the complicated author. Scribner will publish the official tie-in.

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