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Books for Kids: Fall Picture Book Announcements

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SPONSORED BY: NorthSouth, Albert Whitman, Groundwood Books, and School Library Journal

EVENT DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET/12:00 – 1:00 PM PT

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A picture is worth a thousand words. With beautiful illustrations, imaginative journeys, and timeless lessons, a great children’s book captures the hearts and minds of all generations.
Join Fuse 8′s Betsy Bird for this exciting preview of the best new upcoming books for kids from NorthSouth, Albert Whitman, and Groundwood Books.


Heather Lennon – Publishing Director, NorthSouth

Heather Lennon is celebrating her twentieth year in book publishing.  As the US publishing director for NorthSouth, Heather works with NorthSouth’s Swiss parent company, NordSud Verlag to bring the best in international picture book publishing here to the United States.

Michelle F. Bayuk – Director of Marketing, Albert Whitman & Company

Michelle F. Bayuk is the Director of Marketing for Albert Whitman & Company, a small independent company that has been publishing children’s books since 1919. Before joining Albert Whitman & Company, she served as the Marketing Director for the Children’s Book Council, as well as marketing and publicity positions several other children’s book publishers.

Sheila Barry – Publisher, Groundwood Books

Sheila Barry is the publisher of Groundwood Books, an independent publisher of award-winning children’s books based in Toronto.

Betsy Bird – Youth Materials Collections Specialist, NYPL

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  1. Ilona Storie says:

    Has the archive of this webcast been published yet? I missed the webcast and cannot login to the archive.

  2. Chandra Lawrie says:

    Just here looking for some good seasonal books for our preschool. I have a couple for Winter that look fantastic by Barbara Ward, They are The Snowman Maker and The Reindeer Keeper. Fun books for the younger crowd. IF you have any suggestions I would appreciate it!

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