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  • 'A Child's First Book of Trump' Due from S&S

    Just in time for this year’s Republican National Convention, author and comedian Michael Ian Black has written 'A Child's First Book of Trump,' illustrated by Marc Rosenthal.

  • World of Warcraft Marches on Middle Grade

    Scholastic and game developer Blizzard are teaming up to create a new middle grade book series based on its internationally popular World of Warcraft game franchise.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 28, 2016

    New deals for Garth Nix, Lauren DeStefano, Amy Ewing, Matthew J. Kirby, Lisa Thompson, Chris Tebbetts, and Tonya Bolden.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 28, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about an odd couple of friends, the first middle grade novel from a bestselling YA author, and a teen novel about a boy struggling with grief amid his growing awareness of his sexual identity.

  • 'Wonder Dog' Featured in New Picture Book

    A family's lost dog's cross country journey home is recounted in 'Bobbie the Wonder Dog: A True Oregon Story,' written by Tricia Brown and illustrated by Cary Porter.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 21, 2016

    New deals for Elizabeth Byrne, Jessie Ann Foley, Megan Atwood, David Clawson, Shelley Tougas, James Preller, Brian Lies, and Charles Santoso.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts': From Book to Film and Back Again

    Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced its global publishing licensees for the November 18, 2016, feature film release 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and its sequels.

  • Viking Makes Way for the 75th Anniversary of 'Ducklings'

    On March 29, Viking will release a 75th-anniversary edition of Robert McCloskey's classic 'Make Way for Ducklings.'

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 21, 2016

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book about siblings at play, a middle grade look at the perceptions of man's best friend, and a YA novel about a teen facing trauma.

  • 'Busybody Nora' Celebrates 40 Years in Print

    Four decades ago, Johanna Hurwitz, then a children's librarian and mother of two adolescents, drew from her own life to write her debut novel, 'Busybody Nora.'

  • Galley Talk: 'My Lady Jane'

    At Brazos Bookstore in Houston, children's specialist Liz Wright talks up a new novel that speaks to her fascination with the history of British royalty.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 14, 2016

    New deals for Dan Poblocki, Katie Cotugno, and Heather Kaczynski.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 14, 2016

    Among the new titles hitting bookshelves this week are a picture book about a hungry animal and his disappearing entourage, a middle grade thriller set in Scotland during WWII, and a YA novel in which a cheerleader reclaims her life after trauma.

  • Wimpy Kid #11 to Hit Shelves This November

    The next installment in Jeff Kinney’s bestselling illustrated middle grade series will go on sale in the U.S. and in 20 countries around the world on November 1, 2016.

  • American Girl Tackles Civil Rights Movement with New Character

    American Girl’s latest doll/book character, a 10-year-old 1960s-era African-American girl named Melody, is not the company's first foray into multiculturalism, but it is one of its most ambitious.

  • What's Selling at Wellesley Books

    As the spring selling season gets underway, Lauren D’Alessio, children's book buyer at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, Mass., sheds light on new and tried-and-true titles that are selling well at her store.

  • New Collection of Original Writing from J.K. Rowling Goes Live

    The first installment in a collection of new original writing from Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling releases today.

  • Rights Report: Week of March 7, 2016

    New deals for Jon Scieszka, Jay Kristoff, Sara Raasch, Eugene Yelchin, and Cecily von Ziegesar.

  • Cinda Williams Chima Moves on to New Realms

    Though she wrapped up her Seven Realms series with 2012's 'The Crimson Crown,' Cinda Williams Chima has not left that fantasy world behind.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Divergent Series – Allegiant'

    'The Divergent Series: Ascendant,' the third installment in Veronica Roth's YA series hits movie theaters on March 18.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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