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  • In Brief: April 28, 2016

    This week, a children's author has a room named in her honor; two author-illustrators show kids that going to work is pretty fun; an author signs books at a local haunt; and an author celebrates in good company.

  • Children's Job Moves: April 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for April 2016.

  • Fabled Films Press Partners with NYPL on Read-Aloud Initiative

    Children's publishing and entertainment company Fabled Films this month released 'The Nocturnals,' the inaugural novel under its new imprint.

  • Report from Flanders: Children's Books Are Alive and Well

    I accepted an invitation to join the Flemish Literature Tour in Belgium, focused on children's literature, because I thought the experience would be informative and fun. It was both.

  • Children's Literature and the Censorship Conversation: Dialogues on Challenged Books

    Authors, educators, and children's literature experts gathered at Bank Street College in New York City on April 16 for a half-day of panel talks on censorship.

  • In Brief: April 21, 2016

    This week, an author is honored at a book fest; an author-illustrator invites readers to play along; authors cozy up at an awards gala; a series draws to a conclusion; an author’s debut celebrates a little-known baseball team; and a publisher delivers books to Bay Area classrooms.

  • Jeff Kinney Takes Minneapolis

    Jeff Kinney was in Minneapolis last Friday for the premiere of 'Wimpy Kid: The Musical,' followed by a Saturday book signing at Wild Rumpus Books.

  • Globe Pequot to Launch Children's Imprint

    This summer Globe Pequot, the trade imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, will launch Muddy Boots, its first children's imprint.

  • A Children's Bookshop Grows in Brooklyn

    On April 30, New York City will add a third children's specialty store, Stories, launched by novelist Maggie Pouncey and her husband, tech entrepreneur Matt Miller.

  • Licensing Hotline: April 2016

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers has licensed the rights to create novelty titles for the preschool-targeted DC Super Friends brand, under license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

  • Kids Can Press to Launch Teen Imprint

    Next spring, Canadian children's book publisher Kids Can Press will launch KCP Loft, its first imprint aimed specifically at teenagers, with books that will have potential crossover appeal for adults.

  • Children's Book Week 2016 Preview

    Marking its 97th anniversary, this year's Children’s Book Week will offer a number of initiatives across the country.

  • In Brief: April 14, 2016

    This week, a monster crashes a book event; publishing house staffers show team spirit; Jackie Robinson lives on in print and film; a book fest draws young readers; a nonfiction writer receives a high honor; and a debut author celebrates.

  • News from the North: April 2016

    In this edition of Canadian children's publishing news: a picture book jumps from the page to the musical stage; a gay eighth-grader learns about himself through unexpected body-swapping; and the true story of a former Chechen refugee who will represent his adopted country at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • Bologna 2016: Wrapping Up a Quietly Busy Fair

    For the third year running, Bologna Book Fair appeared to be quietly and steadily productive, with interests and needs varying publisher by publisher and territory by territory.

  • Bologna 2016: In Digital Hall, Kids' App Developers Talk Discoverability and Other Challenges

    The new Digital Hall of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair featured a score of digital service providers, companies offering software solutions, and independent producers.

  • AWP 2016: Writers Walking the Talk About Diversity in Children's Publishing

    This year's AWP, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from March 31–April 2, was a vibrant mélange of multicultural voices.

  • Obituary: James Cross Giblin

    Publisher, editor, and award-winning children's book author James Cross Giblin died on Sunday, April 10, following a long illness. He was 82.

  • Bologna 2016: Five Non-Rights Perspectives on the Fair

    The Bologna Children's Book Fair is largely about buying and selling rights, but many attendees come with other business goals. Here, PW talks to five of them.

  • In Brief: April 6, 2016

    This week, a beloved children's book author is honored on the eve of a big birthday; an author goes on a signing frenzy; a publishing crew pulls off some office hijinks; it’s party time for a debut author; and friendships blossom at a teen book convention.

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Ruth Chan
Debut author-illustrator Ruth Chan talks about her picture book, ‘Where’s the Party?’, about a cat named Georgie whose attempts to throw a party don’t go as planned, as well as her own path to becoming a children’s book artist.
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