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About Heidi Sachner

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Fall 2014 Starred Reviews for Boyds Mills Press

Perseus Distribution is thrilled to announce they are now the US distributor for Highlights Press. Highlights Press is the book publishing side of the popular Highlights magazine franchise and includes the imprints Boyds Mills Press, Calkins Creek Press and WordSong. … Continue reading

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“Not a word is wasted or a detail extraneous” in Romesh Gunesekera’s Noontide Toll
“Not a word is wasted or a detail extraneous” in Romesh Gunesekera’s Noontide Toll

The driver’s job is to stay in control behind the wheel and that is all. The past is what you leave as you go. There is nothing more to it. Vasantha retired early, bought himself a van with his savings, … Continue reading

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The Art of Things: Product Design Since 1945 — the most ambitious survey of its subject ever published
The Art of Things: Product Design Since 1945 — the most ambitious survey of its subject ever published

For most of human history, the form of a useful object was determined by its maker, usually a single artisan working within a long cultural tradition. With the dawn of the Industrial Revolution came the rise of a new type … Continue reading

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Available 9/30/2014: The definitive new book on Rodin’s life and art—featuring never-before-seen sketches and intimate details of the artist’s masterworks and hidden treasures
Available 9/30/2014: The definitive new book on Rodin’s life and art—featuring never-before-seen sketches and intimate details of the artist’s masterworks and hidden treasures

Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, world-renowned expert on Rodin’s work and former curator at the Musée Rodin and Musée d’Orsay, has crafted an authoritative and absorbing new study that offers a fresh take on the beloved artist’s life and art. With more … Continue reading

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For the First Time, Jane Austen’s Earliest Works are Available in Facsimile Editions

“Jane Austen’s earliest writings are violent, restless, anarchic, and exuberantly expressionistic.” –Kathryn Sutherland Forever immortalized as the author of Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen actually created her first “books” as a teenager. Available for the first time in individual book … Continue reading

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Activist and New Press Author Ai-Jen Poo Wins Macarthur Genius Grant
Activist and New Press Author Ai-Jen Poo Wins Macarthur Genius Grant

Ai-jen Poo was one of 21 individuals named today by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation as one of the 2014 class of MacArthur Fellows, which recognizes exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the … Continue reading

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Make the best of the tantrums, moments of pure joy, and other surprises along the totally-worth-it journey of parenting

  When you’re a new parent, the miracle of life might not always feel so miraculous. Maybe your latest 2:00 a.m., 2:45 a.m., and 3:30 a.m. wake-up calls have left you wondering how “sleep like a baby” ever became a … Continue reading

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Sgt. Reckless receives a PW starred review!

“Animals have been used in war for thousands of years, but few U.S. military animals attained the notoriety of Reckless, a sorrel mare small for her size that joined the Marines during the Korean War, and attained the rank of … Continue reading

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The King and the Magician

In this beautifully illustrated picture book, a powerful king learns about true friendship. King believes he is the most powerful man in his kingdom; he demands the respect of his subjects, and as a result his subjects fear him.  One day … Continue reading

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New from Sky Pony Press – Pack of Dorks

Lucy is one of the most popular girls in her 4th grade class.  Becky, Lucy’s best friend, convinces Lucy that kissing Tom Lemmings behind the ball shed during recess will make both of them 4th grade legends.  Unfortunately, the quick … Continue reading

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