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  • Bologna 2014: Photos from the Fair

    An overview of the book fair in photos.

  • What's Selling at BBGB Tales for Kids

    Jenesse Evertson, co-owner of BBGB Tales for Kids in Richmond, Va., shed light on what is selling well at her store.

  • In Brief: March 27

    This week, two brothers face up to their book party; authors fearlessly conclude their group tour; an avian-themed book event is a family affair; a Hudson River yacht welcomes an aquatic-minded writer; an author receives uniform support; and a reading in Massachusetts is not to be 'Miss'ed.

  • Children's Job Moves: March 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for March 2014.

  • German Airline Worker Strike Disrupts Some Post-Bologna Travel

    A trade union strike among German airline workers forced Lufthansa to cancel 600 flights on Thursday, complicating return trips for some attendees at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

  • Bologna 2014: E-Publishing and 'Nimble Thinking'

    TOC Bologna may be no more, but book fair attendees had a chance to get several perspectives on the ongoing impact of changing technologies on children’s publishing at the fair's first Digital Rights Workshop.

  • Bologna 2014: Realism Reigns

    With the 2014 Bologna Children's Book Fair in full swing, trends were beginning to emerge: a continued interest in middle-grade, and an emphasis on realistic YA over all things paranormal and dystopian.

  • Day One at Bologna 2014: Brisk Weather and Brisk Business

    Gray skies and cool temperatures didn't dampen the mood much at the first day of the 51st Bologna Children's Book Fair. As is often the case, several deals were cemented in the frenzied run-up to the fair, while many others will come together in the weeks and months to follow.

  • Paper Lantern Lit Gets Into E-Publishing

    Brooklyn-based Paper Lantern Lit, the four-year-old literary "incubator"/development company co-founded by author Lauren Oliver and former Razorbill editor Lexa Hillyer, is getting into the e-publishing business with this week's launch of The Studio, described as a boutique e-publishing imprint.

  • Barbro Lindgren Wins 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

    Swedish author Barbro Lindgren has won the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the largest award for children's literature with a prize of five million Swedish crowns.

  • Nahoko Uehashi and Roger Mello Receive 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

    Japanese author Nahoko Uehashi and Brazilian illustrator Roger Mello are the recipients of the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Awards.

  • In Brief: March 20

    This week, illustrators celebrate the release of a collaborative picture book; a WWII veteran is a book event's guest of honor; authors get stage-ready; a musician-illustrator team visit the Carle; an artist draws on her experience; and an author attends a monster of an event.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: March 20, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we usher in spring with new apps featuring familiar faces – Little Critter and Dr. Seuss.

  • Children's Choice Award Finalist Stirs Controversy

    After the finalists for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards were announced, some in the children's book community voiced concern and "shock" over the inclusion of Rush Limbaugh for the Author of the Year award.

  • What's Selling at The Voracious Reader

    Francine Lucidon, owner of The Voracious Reader in Larchmont, N.Y., spotlights a handful of children's books that she's making a point of handselling.

  • Bloomsbury Consolidates Children's Imprints; Easton Leaving

    Bloomsbury is folding its Walker Books for Young Readers imprint into the larger Bloomsbury Children’s Books.

  • For Children’s Books in 2013, Divergent Led the Pack

    In our annual Facts & Figures roundup, each year has its superstar.

  • Bologna 2014: What's New at the Fair?

    As children's publishers from around the world descend on Italy for the 51st Bologna Children's Book Fair, here's a look at some new things they can expect to see this year.

  • NoVa Teen Book Festival Makes Its Debut: A Photo-Essay

    Close to 300 guests attended the first NoVa (Northern Virginia) Teen Book Festival, which took place on Saturday, March 8 at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington.

  • Licensing Hotline: March 2014

    Beginning in summer 2014, Simon Spotlight will release the first chapter books, joke book, and ready-to-reads based on Ubisoft's Rabbids videogame franchise, followed by new titles each season.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Peter Brown
Award-winning author-illustrator Peter Brown talks to PW KidsCast about his new picture book, 'My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I Am Not.),' testing out new styles of illustration, and what it was like to get a certain phone call from the Caldecott committee.
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