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  • 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.

  • Krosoczka to Host BEA Children’s Art Auction

    Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka will host the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression's 2014 children's book art auction and reception at BookExpo America.

  • For Fiction and Faction Fans: Summer Camp, Divergent-Style

    "Divergent" means "tending to be different." So it's only fitting that a new summer camp based on the first novel in Veronica Roth's dystopian YA trilogy would be untraditional.

  • Made in Me Launches Me Comics; Adds Disney Titles to Its Offerings

    The developer of the Me Books picture book app is in expansion mode.

  • 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.

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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