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  • Phaidon Broadens Children's Publishing Program

    Phaidon Press has announced that Cecily Kaiser has come on board in the newly created position of publishing director, children’s books, and that Meagan Bennett has joined in the new position of art director, children’s books.

  • Kids' Books at Comic-Con 2014: A PW Photo-Essay

    This year’s Comic-Con International convention, held this past weekend in San Diego, spotlighted a number of high-profile projects.

  • Charlesbridge Goes for the Silver

    Charlesbridge has stayed the course with careful publishing and steady growth since its founding in Watertown, Mass., in 1989.

  • In Brief: July 31

    This week, a book signing event is intergalactic; a guest author "cleans up" during a celebratory outing; and a debut author caves in.

  • R.J. Julia Grows Its Children's Section

    RJ Julia Booksellers in Madison, Ct., has devoted its entire second floor to children's books.

  • Tuttle to Partner with China Institute on Series

    Tuttle Publishing will distribute We All Live in the Forbidden City, a four-book series about the history, culture, and life of imperial China, which have been created in partnership with the China Institute.

  • 'More Than a Hashtag': We Need Diverse Books Moves Forward

    The We Need Diverse Books group has made good on its promise to advocate on an ongoing basis for more diversity in children's book publishing.

  • NBF Launches New Summer Reading Program

    The National Book Foundation has initiated its first summer session for BookUp, an after school reading program.

  • Children's Job Moves: July 2014

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

  • What's Selling at Malaprop's

    Laura Donohoe, children's book buyer and receiving manager at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, N.C., shares word of frontlist and perennial bestsellers that she and her staff are selling well this summer.

  • News from the South

    Look south this fall for some literacy efforts and new offerings from regional authors.

  • In Brief: July 24

    This week, an author's selfie pic runs a-'fowl'; a New Voices book selection is feted; a horror and mystery veteran receives an honor; and a book launch hosts four-legged guests.

  • This Week in Children's Apps: July 24, 2014

    This week in children's apps, we feature two apps with a Dr. Seuss favorite, another starring a boy pirate, and one more with Little Critter, who goes on a counting adventure.

  • Mighty Media Acquires Scarletta

    Mighty Media Inc.,a Minneapolis packaging, production, and interactive company, has, as of July 1, made Scarletta, which publishes books primarily for the children's market, a division of Mighty Media.

  • What's Selling at McNally Jackson

    At McNally Jackson in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood, summer reading sales are keeping Cristin Stickles, children's and YA buyer, hopping.

  • Children's Books for Fall 2014: All Our Coverage

    With children’s and YA books capturing 16 positions on Nielsen’s top 20 ranking for the year so far, the industry heads into fall with strong sales and high hopes for the holiday season.

  • Subway Stories: Books So Good They Messed Up A Commute

    We invited publishers to tell us about all-consuming reads that caused them to miss their stops.

  • Middle Grade and YA: Where to Draw the Line?

    Since Harry Potter first hit these shores, there’s been confusion over where best to shelve it: put it where most kids look for it, in middle grade, or where the later, darker novels belong, in young adult?

  • What YA Publishers and Authors Can Do to Fight E-Book Piracy

    Nearly two months before the May 2014 pub date for "We Were Liars," a few fans had already found illegal copies of the YAnovel on the Internet—and tagged author E. Lockhart on Twitter with their critiques.

  • Fall 2014 Children's Announcements: Publishers S-Z

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Paolo Bacigalupi
Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi talks to PW KidsCast about the corporate misdeeds and misdirection that underpin his YA novel, 'The Doubt Factory,' and about taking detours from the speculative fiction for which hes known.
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