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  • 2014 Pannell Award Winners Revealed

    Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers and 4 Kids Books & Toys took home the honors.

  • What's Selling at Books & Books

    Ketsia Julmeus, coordinator of the children's department at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Fla., talks up some newly released titles, and several seasoned favorites, that she is happily handselling this spring.

  • Storybird Launches Longform Format

    The startup is building on its picture book storytelling platform.

  • 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Festival: A Photo-Essay of Children's Authors

    The 19th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books took place during the weekend of April 12 and 13. Here we show some of the dozens of children's and YA authors and illustrators in attendance.

  • 2014 Kaigler Children's Book Festival: In Photos

    The University of Southern Mississippi's Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival was held April 9–11 this year in Hattiesburg, Miss.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: April 17, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature an update of a classic app for Easter, and another that takes a trip through the human body with the Cat in the Hat.

  • In Brief: April 17

    This week, the daughter of a baseball legend makes the rounds in NYC; an author unveils her debut mystery novel; and a young essayist wins a magical trip.

  • Children's Institute 2014: A Photo-Essay

    At the ABA's Children's Institute in San Antonio, Tex,. booksellers had the chance to meet more than three dozen children's authors and illustrators.

  • Vulnerability and 'Really Good Trouble': Children's Books at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

    The 19th annual "Los Angeles Times" Festival of Books drew 100,000 attendees who enjoyed meeting their favorite authors and illustrators on the sprawling campus of USC.

  • Children's Book Week 2014 Preview

    This year's Children's Book Week, to be held May 12–18, will be the largest in the program's history, with representation in every state.

  • Eighteen Jobs at Risk at PRH Children's U.K.

    Penguin Random House has entered a consultation period over 18 roles at risk of redundancy at Random House Children's in the U.K.

  • After Outcry, ReedPOP Promises to Diversify Author Panel

    ReedPOP has responded to the firestorm that erupted on social media following its announcement of the author lineup for its "Blockbuster Reads" panel at this year's inaugural BookCon.

  • In Brief: April 10

    This week, YA authors convene in San Antonio; a writer makes the cover (literally); author-friends toast a new release; a writer and illustrator accept their accolades; and athletes share the love of reading.

  • Redleaf Press Launches Trade Imprint

    Redleaf Press is moving into the trade market this season with the launch of Redleaf Lane, a picture book imprint.

  • Four Children's Book Luminaries Headline BookCon Panel at BEA

    "Blockbuster Reads: Meet the Kids' Authors That Dazzle" will assemble Jeff Kinney, James Patterson, Rick Riordan, and Lemony Snicket on the same stage for the first time.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: April 10, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature educational apps reviewed and approved by experts at the Smithsonian.

  • The YA Market in Spanish Shows Signs of Maturity

    While in Miami earlier this year to promote her latest novel, the thriller 'El juego de Ripper,' bestselling author Isabel Allende was overjoyed to find that most of the audience were young readers.

  • Anastas Replaces Buck as Publisher of Aladdin and Simon Pulse

    Mara Anastas has been named publisher of Aladdin Books and Simon Pulse, succeeding Bethany Buck, who is leaving the company on April 18.

  • Girls Gone Sci-Fi Tour: A Photo-Essay

    A quartet of authors, Jessica Brody, Jessica Khoury, Lauren Miller, and Tamara Ireland Stone, hit the road – all 965 miles of it – at the end of March for a six-city tour of the South.

  • In Brief: April 3

    This week, book lovers "storm" the offices of a Hollywood production company; writers and illustrators draw a crowd at a family book fest; an author shares his love of NYC; an editor and illustrator light up a room; dancers kick up their heels for a book launch; and a debut novel's release party offers some "smash" surprises.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Peter Sis
Hans Christian Andersen Award–winner Peter Sís talks with PW KidsCast about the work and research that went into his new picture book, 'The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,' as well as his long, decorated career working with editor Frances Foster.
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