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  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of December 21, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book featuring an odd couple who have different ideas about spending time together, a cat's salty picture book Valentine to a new neighbor, and a contemporary YA novel in which a teen girl is the sole caregiver for her young sister.

  • Cover Reveal: 'King Baby' by Kate Beaton

    The next work from 'Hark! A Vagrant' creator Kate Beaton, whose picture book 'The Princess and the Pony' came out in June, has been announced.

  • Rights Report: Week of December 14, 2015

    New deals for Lauren Oliver, Chris Hadfield, Samantha Mabry, Barb Rosenstock, Katy Hudson, Jonathan London, and Daniel Bernstrom.

  • Four Questions for… Robert Sabuda

    Noted book artist and paper engineer Robert Sabuda is treading the corridors of power with readers in his latest pop-up book, 'The White House: A Pop-Up of Our Nation's Home.'

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of December 14, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a love ode from a familiar insect, a short story collection set in a dystopian world, and many more.

  • A Roundup of 2015's Best Book Lists for Kids and Teens

    As the year draws to a close, the critics, reviewers, and awards committees have been rolling out their roundups of the year's favorites. We've gathered a list of the more prominent best-of-the-year lists for children's and YA books published in 2015.

  • Rights Report: Week of December 7, 2015

    New deals for Natalie Anderson, Destiny Soria, Emily Trunko, Martin Wilson, and Ginger Zee.

  • 'Unslut' Takes a Stand Against Sexual Bullying

    After experiencing bullying in middle school, Emily Lindin began keeping a diary chronicling her experiences and emotional turmoil, which is reproduced in 'Unslut: A Diary and a Memoir,' due from Zest Books on December 29.

  • A Piggle-Wiggle for a New Generation

    Ben Hatke will create covers and interior artwork for a new Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series written by Newbery Honor author Ann M. Martin with Annie Parnell.

  • Movie Alert: 'The 5th Wave'

    'The 5th Wave,' the first in Rick Yancey's YA science fiction trilogy, arrives in theaters on January 16. The movie, from Columbia Pictures, stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, and Liev Schreiber, and is directed by J. Blakeson.

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of December 7, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a rhyming picture book that follows the adventures of an eager dog, a nonfiction book about a breakthrough medical procedure, a YA novel that centers on the lives of two very different sisters, and many more.

  • Small Calif. Press Revives Caldecott Book on Abraham Lincoln

    California publisher Beautiful Feet Books is reprinting a 75th-anniversary edition of 'Abraham Lincoln' by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaires.

  • Rights Report: Week of November 30, 2015

    New deals for Vesper Stamper, Trish Doller, and David Zeltser.

  • HMH Rolls Out 'Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition'

    Chris Van Allsburg’s 'The Polar Express,' which has enchanted children and adults for three decades, has a fresh new look on bookstore shelves this holiday season.

  • YA Debut Gets Six-Figure Deal, Sold to 16 Territories and Jerry Bruckheimer

    A six-figure deal for North American rights to 'The Cruelty' is the latest in a string of good things that have happened to Scott Bergstrom's debut novel in just the past month.

  • Numeroff, Munsinger, and Cleverkick Team Up for New Series

    "I've always wanted to publish a story about a service dog," said Laura Numeroff, who can now check off that box on her career wish list.

  • PW at the Movies: 'Mockingjay: Part Two'

    Two staffers in PW's children's department caught a screening of the final film in the Hunger Games series, 'Mockingjay: Part Two.'

  • Hot Off the Presses: Week of November 23, 2015

    Hitting bookshelves next week are a picture book featuring a grumpy bear turned unwitting mother, a visually driven pseudo-Gothic middle grade story, and a novel in which two teens confront living in spite of familial terminal illness.

  • Rights Report: Week of November 16, 2015

    New deals for Kwame Alexander, Alexandra Christo, Elly Blake, Deborah Hopkinson, and Claudia Gray.

  • Latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid Debuts as Global Bestseller

    Following its simultaneous 90-country-wide global release, the 10th Wimpy Kid volume from Jeff Kinney, 'Old School,' has sold more than 1,000,000 copies in its first week.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Mo O'Hara
Author Mo O’Hara talks about ‘Any Fin is Possible,' the fourth book in her Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series, and a picture book spinoff, 'The Fintastic Fishsitter,’ both out this spring.
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