- In Brief: October 15, 2020
Colfer also shared the cover for his forthcoming book, Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive (June 2021), a graphic novel from The Land of Stories.
- PW Star Watch 2020: Honorees
But, as a member of a self-described “artistic family that loves to read,” an internship in Penguin’s cover art department seemed ideal.
- Canada Shines at Frankfurt 2020
Picture Perfect, with David Alexander Robertson, Sydney Smith, and Guillaume Perrault As far back as cave paintings, perhaps even earlier, humans have used pictures to tell stories.
- Rights Report: Week of October 5, 2020
Joanna Cárdenas at Kokila has acquired world rights to Zora, the Story Keeper, written by Ebony Joy Wilkins (l.), illustrated by Dare Coulter.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Children's/YA
Ages 3–7.Ten Ways to Hear SnowCathy Camper, illus. by Kenard Pak (Kokila)ISBN 978-0-399-18633-2, $17.99Luminous aquatintlike views of snow-covered neighborhood streets by Pak contribute serenity to this story about senses and perception.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Nonfiction
Art critic and New York Times contributor Gopnik dives deep into Warhol’s oeuvre, covering the famous pieces that mirrored mass-produced imagery; his semiprurient, militantly unwatchable avant-garde films; and his late urine-on-canvas phase.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Illustrated Books
Koch Theater), Pittsburgh’s PPG Place, the storied Four Seasons restaurant (now closed), and his own former home, the Glass House in New Caanan, Conn.
- Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Fiction
Literary Fiction These novels, from screwball comedies to apocalyptic visions and political fantasies, will make bibliophiles winter-ready.Adrianne GeffelDavid Hajdu (Norton)ISBN 978-0-393-63422-8, $25.95Music critic Hajdu’s inventive debut novel takes as its subject the “Queen of Bleak Chic,” a piano p
- Bringing Michelangelo to the Page
The oversize 24"× 17" volumes’ 822 pages are encased in silk covers in silver, gold, and platinum, and each weighs a healthy 20 lbs.
- 'Power Conveyed Through Picture Books': The Carle Museum's Very Virtual Benefit and Auction
Walton Hamilton began with a quote by read-aloud advocate Jim Trelease: “There are two ways to educate the heart: life experience and stories about life experience.”
- Four Questions for Sherri Duskey Rinker
I was happy to have the chance to delve into Revver’s story in an even deeper way, but I had no idea where to begin.
- Full Circle: Back to the Bakery with Arnie the Doughnut
Arnie sent me a facemask made of dough, covered with frosting and sprinkles!
- Book Deals: Week of September 28, 2020
The Nullvoid Chronicles, Tor said, is “a retelling of Joan of Arc’s story with a space opera, giant robot twist” and is about “the nature of truth, the power of belief, and the interplay of both in the stories we tell ourselves.”
- New and Noteworthy Kids' and YA Books: September 2020
Each present the story of their lives, spanning three generations, from a cotton field in 1927 until the end of the presidential election of 1968.
- Licensing Hotline: September 2020
The books feature cover art by Joe Simko and interior illustrations by Jeff Zapata, both key artists for the brand, and each is packaged with four exclusive collectible sticker cards, including one featuring a familiar-looking character named R.L.