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  • Starbucks Pick of the Week: S.E. Hinton's 'Rumble Fish'

    S.E. Hinton's 40-year-old YA classic 'Rumble Fish,' the Oct. 14–20 Starbucks/iBooks Pick of the Week, reaches far into Diversion Books' backlist.

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang's Golden Anniversary Flight

    Candlewick is releasing a special 50th anniversary edition of Ian Fleming's 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,' featuring the original illustrations by John Burningham.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 27, 2014

    New deals for Liam Francis Walsh, C. Alexander London, and Kasie West.

  • Kinsella YA Novel Coming

    Random House Children’s Books imprint Delacorte Press has acquired U.S. rights to 'Finding Audrey,' the first young adult novel from the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, Sophie Kinsella

  • Feiwel and Friends to Publish Cecelia Ahern YA Novels

    Macmillan’s Feiwel and Friends imprint has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Cecelia Ahern's debut YA books, 'Flawed' and its sequel, 'Perfect.'

  • Rights Report: Week of October 20, 2014

    New deals for Jimmy Fallon, Audrey & Don Wood, Matthew Quick, Sophie Kinsella, and Ali Benjamin.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 13, 2014

    New deals for Julie Leung, Martyn Bedford, Tommy Greenwald, and Emma Trevayne.

  • Brandon Stanton Focuses on Smaller New York Humans

    Photo blogger Brandon Stanton trains his lens on children in 'Little Humans,' a book for young readers featuring photos of kids he spotted on the streets and in the parks of New York City.

  • The Return of Bow-Wow

    Bow-Wow, the cartoonish golden-haired pup with wide eyes and inquisitive eyebrows created by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash in 2007, is back in a big way this fall.

  • Galley Talk: 'All Fall Down'

    At The Yellow Book Road in San Diego, owner Ann Diener is eager to introduce teens to 'All Fall Down,' the launch title of Ally Carter's Embassy Row series, due from Scholastic Press in January.

  • Rights Report: Week of October 6, 2014

    New deals for Linda Sue Park, Susan Cain, Heather Mackey, Paul B. Janeczko, Christie Matheson, and Cat Clarke.

  • Three Million First Printing for Riordan's Finale

    Disney announced a three-million copy first print run for 'The Blood of Olympus' by Rick Riordan, the fifth and final installment in the author's Heroes of Olympus series.

  • Moving on Up: 'I Survived'

    Few accounts are more gripping than those of people who have lived through harrowing situations, depicted in Lauren Tarshis's popular I Survived series, which recently published its 10th title and first companion book.

  • The Return of the 'Crayons'

    The feisty characters from Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers's bestselling picture book 'The Day the Crayons Quit' will return in August 2015 in 'The Day the Crayons Came Home.'

  • Picoult to Write Second YA Novel with Daughter

    Jodi Picoult has inked a deal with Delacorte Press to co-write another YA novel with her daughter, Samantha van Leer.

  • Jay Asher Embarks on '50 States Against Bullying' Tour

    October 1 marks the kickoff to Penguin Young Readers Group's 50 States Against Bullying tour, a culmination of a yearlong campaign that ties in to Jay Asher's 'Thirteen Reasons Why.'

  • 'The Book of Three' Marks 50 Years

    Two of author Lloyd Alexander's biggest fans are key contributors to the new 50th-anniversary editions of Chronicles of Prydain series-starter 'The Book of Three,' which was originally published in 1964.

  • Rights Report: Week of September 29, 2014

    New deals for Nathan Lane, Lisa Graff, and Alison Cherry.

  • Unlocking the Layers: Little, Brown's Book-Within-Book 'Famous' Project

    When Rebecca Serle dreamed up 'Famous in Love,' a romantic series about young actors involved in a love triangle both on an off screen, she was focused on writing contemporary fiction – not fantasy.

  • 'The Pushcart War' at 50

    Jean Merrill's best-known novel, 'The Pushcart War', marks 50 years since its first publication and is being reissued in a new edition from New York Review Children's Collection.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Kat Yeh
Author Kat Yeh discussing writing (and finding just the right vintage-inspired recipes for) her first middle-grade novel, ‘The Truth About Twinkie Pie.’
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