Picture Books

New Kids' and YA Books: Week of September 25, 2017

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about an owl, a monkey, and a balloon; a middle grade novel about tolerance from the perspective of a …

Books

Children's Books at the Brooklyn Book Festival: A Photo Essay

The 12th annual Brooklyn Book Festival took place in downtown Brooklyn on September 16 and 17, drawing a record 45,000 attendees. See highlights from …

Children's Books

Rights Report: Week of September 18, 2017

Mary Cash at Holiday House has acquired, at auction, North American rights to <i>The Virgin Charge</i> by <b>Virginia Schwartz</b>. Pitched as Sarah Waters for the …

Books

Hillary Clinton responds to Trump's taunt over election loss by telling him to buy her children's picture book

Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump continued to re-litigate the 2016 election.<p>In a series of tweets, the two sparred over Clinton's newly-released campaign memoir "What Happened."<p>In several tweets on Wednesday evening, Trump criticized Clinton for blaming various outside actors like FBI …

Elections

Hillary Clinton recommends a picture book to Donald Trump, after he pans her new memoir

President Donald Trump did not have kind words for Hillary Clinton’s new memoir, reprising his “Crooked Hillary” nickname to say that her book …

Elections

'Apologize for untruth!': Trump enters the White House's fight with ESPN

Filed under: News, Politics, White House<p>President Donald Trump took a shot at ESPN on Twitter days after an anchor called him a white supremacist.<p>'It's not going to happen': Ivanka says critics who expect her to do more to Trump's positions have 'unrealistic expectations'<br>• Hillary Clinton responds to …

Donald Trump

3 Easy, Hands-on Activities for Preschool Parent Workshops

If parents don’t know what active learning looks like in a preschool classroom, they may think their kids are “just playing” all day. Since education …

Kids

New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of September 18, 2017

Hitting shelves next week are a wordless picture book about two cardinals in a famous Christmas tree, a middle grade novel about a boy building his …

Books

Imagining Peace

Adults who read the picture book <b>Imagine</b> (Clarion/HMH, Sept. 2017; K-Gr 4), charmingly illustrated by Jean Jullien, will hear John Lennon’s voice …

Justice

Rights Report: Week of September 11, 2017

PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Francisco X. Stork<br>Francisco X. Stork talks about his new novel, ‘Disappeared,’ set in contemporary Juárez, Mexico, …

Books

Malala wrote a magical new picture book, inspired by her own childhood (and we have a sneak peek)

Malala Yousafzai's life has been anything but ordinary.<p>Born in 1997 in Pakistan's Swat Valley, the now 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize-winner rose to …

Entertainment

Book Deals: Week of September 11, 2017

Putnam Buys French Hit<p><b>Raphaëlle Giordano</b>’s French bestseller, <i>Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One,</i> was acquired in a North …

Books

Rights Report: Week of September 4 2017

Katherine Tegen at HarperCollins has acquired, in a six-book deal, North American rights to Outliers, a new three-book middle grade series by <b>Margaret</b> …

Books

New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of September 11, 2017

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about an exploring fox, a middle grade novel about stranded kids fighting for survival, and a YA novel …

Books

Adorable Picture Book Artwork for Nurseries, Kids’ Rooms, and Beyond from Penguin Print House

There’s something extra special about seeing the magic of your favorite stories brought to life in a whole new way — even more so when that magic can …

Books

20 Picture Books About Diversity, Politics, And Equality For The Young Activists In Your Life

<i>In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means</i> …

Books

Don't Trust Animal Characters to Teach Your Kids Morals - Inkfish

By Elizabeth Preston | August 31, 2017 1:07 pm<p>Yes, <i>Frog and Toad Are Friends</i>, but they aren’t moral authorities for your children. That’s the finding …

Kids

New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of September 4, 2017

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book in which a familiar ’fraidy-cat returns, a middle grade novel about the imaginations of the Brontë …

Books

John Lennon's 'Imagine' Now a Picture Book

Released by John Lennon in 1971, “Imagine” is a timeless—and 46 years later a hauntingly timely—song of peace and tolerance that has been performed …

Amnesty International

KidLit Cares: Our Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

People who write children’s books and work in this industry have a wide range of interests and talents. As authors, illustrators, agents, and …

Publishing

Grandma Forgets: The picture book that helps families cope with pathos of dementia

In a publishing first, Paul Russell uses his own experience to bring the disease out of the shadows for young readers<p>From the earliest fairytales warning of the dangers of talking to strangers in the woods, to Roald Dahl’s moral messages about selfishness and greed, stories for children have been …

Books

You Can’t Teach Kids Empathy, but These Picture Books Inspire It

<b>WHY AM I ME?</b><br>Written by Paige Britt<br>Illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko<br>32 pp. Scholastic. $16.99. (Picture book; ages 3 to 7)<p><b>COME WITH ME</b><br>Written by Holly M. McGhee<br>Illustrated by Pascal Lemaître<br>32 pp. Putnam. $16.99. (Picture book; ages 4 to 8)<p><b>NO ONE ELSE LIKE YOU</b><br>Written by Siska …

Books

Alphabet Books for Kids: ABCs, 123s, Laughs and a Hero’s Quest

<b>THE LITTLE RED CAT WHO RAN AWAY AND LEARNED HIS ABC’S (THE HARD WAY)</b><br>Written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell<br>32 pp. Little, Brown. $17.99.<br>(Picture book; ages 4 - 8)<p><b>LITTLE i</b><br>Written and illustrated by Michael Hall<br>32 pp. Harper. $17.99.<br>(Picture book; ages 4 - 7)<p><b>ABCS FROM SPACE</b><br>Written and …

Books

This Hasidic Picture Book Teaches Children About Sexual Abuse

If you walk into Monsey’s Evergreen kosher supermarket, somewhere among the extensive schnitzel varieties and Shabbos candy treats, you’ll see a …

Jewish Culture

New Kids’ and YA Books: Week of August 28, 2017

Hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the coming fall season, a middle grade novel about an ambitious Kenyan girl, and a YA novel about …

Books

Rights Report: Week of August 21, 2017

Krista Marino at Delacorte has acquired, in a six-figure preempt, <i>Seeker</i> author <b>Arwen Elys Dayton</b>'s new YA novel, <i>Stronger, Faster and More Beautiful</i>. …

Books

Beyonce Is Charging Fans $300 For A Picture Book

Beyonce is releasing a book of photos tied to her <i>Lemonade</i> album, but you better start saving if you want to get your hands on a copy.<p>The photo book, …

Celebrity News

How to choose picture books that will empower, not damage, a child

For centuries, most children’s books reinforced messages that children are unimportant, incompetent and powerless. Children need to shape up and …

Children's Books

5 NYPL Shop Must-Haves for Teachers

Best back-to-school ever! It’s time to set up the classroom and get ready for the new semester. This year, we've got a great selection for teachers …

New York Public Library

Rights Report: Week of August 17, 2017

Lisa Sandell at Scholastic has acquired <b>Lyra Selene</b>'s debut YA fantasy novel, <i>Amber & Dusk</i>. The story is set in the perpetual dusk of the Amber Court, …

Books