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    Obituary: Jonathan Lanman

    Jonathan Lanman, longtime children's book editor and former v-p and editorial director at Atheneum Books for Young Readers, died on April 19. He was 62.

  • Industry News

    Children's Institute 3 in Photos

    Nearly 200 booksellers from across the country gathered in Pasadena, Calif., on April 19–21, for two days of educational programming, networking, and meeting with authors.

  • Book News

    Moving On Up: 'Dorothy Must Die'

    Fascination with the magical land of Oz created by L. Frank Baum in the early 1900s is alive and well in the swift-selling Dorothy Must Die series by debut author Danielle Paige.

  • Book News

    First YA Crossover Novel from Other Press

    Other Press is marketing Déborah Lévy-Bertherat's 'The Travels of Daniel Ascher' as a YA crossover, the first time the press has dealt with such a book in its nearly 17-year history.

  • Book News

    Junie B. Jones Gets a Facelift

    In May, Random House Books for Young Readers will reissue all of Barbara Park's Junie B.'s adventures, as well as her interactive journal with covers featuring an updated look.

  • Book News

    Hot Off the Presses: Week of April 27, 2015

    New books at bat for the final week of April include the latest offering from a baseball star, a much-buzzed dystopian novel, a picture book from singing sister TV stars, and more.

  • Industry News

    In Brief: April 23, 2015

    This week, authors and illustrators are honored in Minnesota and Mississippi; illustrators talk craft in Los Angeles; and the force is with a children's book artist in Anaheim.

  • Industry News

    CBC Helps Establish Prison Libraries

    The Children's Book Council is partnering with the unPrison Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and mentoring women in prison, while raising awareness of their families' needs.

  • Industry News

    Banned Books Week to Showcase YA

    This year's Banned Books Week, which runs Sept. 27–Oct. 3, will shine the spotlight on young adult books.

  • Book News

    DC Debuts Line of Super Hero Graphic Novels, Merchandise for Girls

    In a new venture targeting girls ages 6-12, DC Comics is teaming with Random House, Mattel and Lego to release a multifaceted line of print and digital content and merchandise based on its female superheroes.

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PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Meg Cabot
Meg Cabot talks about bringing her bestselling Princess Diaries series to a younger audience with ‘From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess,’ in which 12-year-old Olivia Harrison learns that she’s related to Princess Mia Thermopolis of Genovia.
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