- Authors' Quarantine Stories: Lisa Graff
Books snuggled up in bed under the covers, when there was little energy for anything else.
- Cover Reveal: 'Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued' by Peter Sís
In a PW exclusive, the cover of Sís’s new book, due out next January from Norton Young Readers, is revealed here for the first time.Nicky & Vera alternates between the story of Nicholas Winton and the story of Vera Gissing, one of the children Winton rescued.
- Cover Reveal: 'Free to Be Elephant Me'
That’s what I was aiming for with this cover.
- God’s Polity: What it Means to be a ‘Nation’
And all three authors approach the ancient text as if tells the stories we live now.
- Remembering Tomie dePaola
So many stories,” she said.
- A Lesson in Hope: Children's Authors Who Are Teachers During Covid-19
They need stories to talk about, to write about, and to question.
- Cover Reveal: Krosoczka Launches Graphic Memoir and Web Series
“The family members who are bereaved have been moved by this story.
- America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs
The images are organized into four regions: “The West & Pacific,” where snow-covered trees stand in Yellowstone National Park and the Golden Gate Bridge in California is shown at sunset; “The East & Mid-Atlantic,” where the Chrysler Building looms in New York City and water cascades ove
- Cover Redesign: 'Letters in a Trunk: A WWII Love Story' by indie author Daniel R. Mazza
This month, Michelle Argyle at Melissa Williams Design reimagines the cover of Letters in a Trunk: A WWII Love Story by indie author Daniel R.
- Jordan Ifueko Embarks on a Virtual Tour
Short N Sweet Bakery in Los Angeles surprised Ifueko with a Raybearer-themed cake, modeling the design after the book’s U.K. cover.
- In Conversation: Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
Andrea: What you’ve done with that cover is extraordinary.
- Ten Ways to Hear Snow
Luminous aquatint-like views of snow-covered neighborhood streets by Pak (Maud and Grand-Maud) contribute serenity to this story about senses and perception.
- The African Lookbook: A Visual History of 100 Years of African Womanhood
Spanning the 1870s to the 1970s and covering the colonial, independence, and postindependence periods, the images and McKinley’s commentary—which pays special attention to the subjects’ clothing, accessories, and jewelry as indicators of their identity and status—tell the story of exploitation and resistance
- Parwana: Recipes and Stories from an Afghan Kitchen
Parwana—the name of the family’s first restaurant—is Parsi for “butterfly,” and Ayubi’s family’s story is one of metamorphosis, elegantly told and deliciously accompanied.
- New Titles from Self-Publishers: August 2020
Austin Macauley Publishers. $26.95 hardcover (222p), ISBN 978-1-78693-249-5; $13.95 paper, ISBN 978-1-78693-250-1Amazon, BN.comThe book covers the life of the main character, Tony Stephens, for one year.