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Category Archives: News Tidbits

A Kirkus Star for You Are Two!

You Are Two (By Sarah O’Leary; Illustrated by Karen Klassen,  9781771470735; Owlkids Book; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $14.95), Sarah O’Leary’s follow-up to this spring’s You Are One, has received a Kirkus Star for fall! O’Leary combines her charming narration with … Continue reading

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PGW Kids and Legato at ALA Annual in Orlando!

PGW Kids and Legato will be at ALA Annual in Orlando, FL this week! We would love to see you at our booths 2212 and 2213. Check out the author signings that we will have during the conference: Friday, June … Continue reading

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Nearly everyone swears…..
Nearly everyone swears…..

….whether it’s over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto.  It may be starred, beeped, and censored—yet profanity is so appealing that we can’t stop using it. In the funniest, clearest study … Continue reading

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INTO THE RIVER Featured in Publishers Weekly

Into the River (Polis Books,9781943818198, Trade Cloth $17.99) by Ted Dawe makes its North American debut this week, and the chilling YA novel (and the controversy preceding it) has been featured in Publishers Weekly! “The Margaret Mahy Award-winning novel follows the … Continue reading

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Come See Us in Orlando!

Consortium will be at Annual next week, and we’d love to see you! We’ll be at booth 2227. As usual, we’ll have author signings, book and galley giveaways, candy, and lots of swag! Publishers in Our Aisle Central Recovery Press, … Continue reading

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Bad Girls of Fashion Gets a Kirkus Star!

Bad Girls of Fashion: Style Rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga has received its first glowing starred review. Kirkus calls it a “probing look at influential women in fashion history,” and notes that “richly detailed and engagingly written, Croll’s captivating … Continue reading

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A Spirited Blend of History, Anthropology, Folklore, and Biology – COYOTE AMERICA
A Spirited Blend of History, Anthropology, Folklore, and Biology – COYOTE AMERICA

This is one of my favorite books on our fall list… PRAISE “Historian Flores has written about the American West for decades, so it’s no surprise his gaze should turn to the region’s scrappy mascot. Over the past 500 years, the original … Continue reading

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New Releases from Otter-Barry Books

Otter-Barry Books, the independent publishing group headed by Janetta Otter-Barry (formerly of Frances Lincoln), has released some exciting new books this season! I Will Not Wear Pink Plunkett the pig is passionately against wearing pink, but finds himself in a … Continue reading

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GO WEST! New Mexico’s National Book Festival Selection for 2016

Go West!, Joel Nakamura’s award-winning children’s book about the American West, has been chosen as New Mexico’s representative book for the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.! This selection was made by the New Mexico State Library Staff, and in … Continue reading

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PDN Photo Annual Selects Collections from Kehrer Verlag and Daylight Books!

Five Kehrer Verlag photo collections are winners in the Photo District News 2016 Photo Annual! Dima Gavrysh’s Inshallah was selected because it “explores the Soviet and American occupations of Afghanistan and draws on Gavrysh’s childhood fantasies that romanticized the military and … Continue reading

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