Eloise celebrates 60 years in print, and illustrator Hilary Knight set the record straight regarding that empty gin bottle in the six-year-old’s room.
At the recent fall conference for NYC School Librarians, educators learned about the new Read 365 initiative, and a thought-provoking conversation about diversity and the controversy around A Fine Dessert generated buzz.
Random House revealed some of the top titles on their 2016 Spring list, including a special anniversary edition of The Book Thief and several offerings by debut authors.
Marilyn Singer talks about her new work of reverso poetry, and editors present multi-layered history and historical fiction as well as hotly anticipated follow-ups from favorite authors at the recent Penguin Young Readers Spring 2016 Preview.
Rocco highlights some of the top titles presented at Little, Brown’s recent publishing preview for librarians.
SLJ catches up with John Schumacher, aka Mr. Schu, to learn what he’s up to in his new role at Scholastic and what’s on his to-read list.
Rocco Staino reports on this year’s Princeton Children’s Book Fesitval and chats with authors, illustrators, and librarians.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has written a book to help empower children to get involved in social issues. “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going” hits bookstores on September 15.
SLJ contributing editor Rocco Staino shares highlights from this past spring’s NYC publisher previews and offers a peek into some of the books coming out this fall season.
Newbery Medal-winning author Katherine Applegate chats about her forthcoming novel, about a boy with an imaginary friend named Crenshaw, who is a very large cat.
For Scholastic’s recent online preview, the publisher produced four videos in which editors and authors tell viewers about over 20 of Scholastic’s upcoming picture books, graphic novels, middle grade, and teen titles.
Upcoming titles star book-loving dogs, cats, and other creatures; diPaola returns to Holiday House after a 20-year hiatus publishing elsewhere.
A circus-themed event at Penguin’s Preview in New York City underlined its featured book Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley—and other titles with animals of the possum-kind.
Famous Chef, Chickens with Superpowers, and Hurricane Katrina Lead the Pack at Random House Preview | 2015 Spring Preview
Bullying leads to an ecological disaster in Newbery winner Louis Sachar’s Fuzzy Mud, and world-famous chef Marcus Samuelsson shares a young adult version of his autobiography Make It Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life.
Bedtime Bunnies, Western Railroad Waitresses, and Typhoid Mary Populate Boyds Mills | 2015 Spring Preview
At the Spring Preview for Boyds Mills, a full range of nonfiction and fiction alike presided, including a story about restless bunnies in Bedtime at Bessie and Lil’s, a young boy who is a space explorer in Space Boy and His Dog, and an exploration of Typhoid Mary who spread the disease to many in Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary.