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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Life-Size Farm is here!
Life-Size Farm is here!

The latest addition to the Life-Size series from Seven Footer Press is here! Now readers can explore farm animals in Life-Size Farm through amazing photographs depicting the animals at their actual size if you were standing next to them. Children … Continue reading

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Is happiness a choice…….?
Is happiness a choice…….?

RAINY BRAIN, SUNNY BRAIN: How to Retrain Your Brain to Overcome Pessimism and Achieve a More Positive Outlook By Elaine Fox The book is mentioned and Elaine is quoted in today’s Wall Street Journal, as part of story on self-compassion and … Continue reading

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Three Lives in the New Yorker
Three Lives in the New Yorker

The August 27 issue of The New Yorker includes an essay-length review of Three Lives, Oliver Matuschek’s revealing biography of Stefan Zweig. Comparing it to Zweig’s own autobiography, The World of Yesterday, reviewer Leo Carey notes that Three Lives “shows … Continue reading

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Eye on the Wild Series

A great new nature series from Frances Lincoln came out earlier this year by wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas. The first two titles, one about gorillas the other about cheetahs, published in the Spring and we have two new titles coming this … Continue reading

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LONG-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012
LONG-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2012

  “[A] strong quiet novel [of] eloquent mystery.” –Dominique Browning, The New York Times Book Review   “The unexpected relationship between a war-scarred woman and an exiled gardener leads to a journey through remorse to a kind of peace. After a notable … Continue reading

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An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents, and Communities to Combat the Bullying Crisis
An Action Plan for Teachers, Parents, and Communities to Combat the Bullying Crisis

BULLY: AN EMPOWERING COMPANION TO THE ACCLAIMED FILM takes the story of the documentary beyond the closing credits. Celebrity contributions combine with essays from experts, authors, government officials, and educators to offer powerful insights and concrete steps to take, making … Continue reading

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Best Sellers List for 08/19/2012

New York Times Best Sellers list for 8/19/12 for Perseus Books Group, Consortium, Perseus Distribution and Publishers Group West books are: THE AMATEUR/ Klein (Regnery) #5 HC Nonfiction #8 Print HC & PBK Nonfiction #11 ebook Nonfiction #9 Print & ebook … Continue reading

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Congratulations Running Press Kids!

  Percy and TumTum Winner at the International Children’s Show for Illustration No. 9 Merit Award given by 3×3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustrators-    http://www.3x3mag.com/

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Book Giveaway!
Book Giveaway!

Today, we’re giving away 5 copies of Inukshuk, by Gregory Spatz! Inukshuk is a novel that contains two gripping stories in one. It’s primarily the story of John Franklin and his son, Thomas. Thomas is lonely and missing his mother, … Continue reading

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SLJ SummerTeen Virtual Show

If you will be attending School Library Journal’s SummerTeen Virtual Show , make sure to stop by the Perseus/PGW booth! We will be having live chats with authors from 7 of our publishers including Groundwood Books, Running Press, Tanglewood Press, … Continue reading

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