Category Archives: News Tidbits
101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die is a NYT Bestseller!
101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die has made its debut appearance in the New York Times bestseller list for November 29, ranking at #6 in the Hardcover Graphic category! The fiery graphic novel from Nobrow Press serves as … Continue reading
Fifteen Dogs Wins Giller Prize!
Congratulations to André Alexis, who has won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Fifteen Dogs, published by Coach House Books! Publishers Weekly announced the news on November 11, following with an e-blast to its subscribers. The Giller Prize … Continue reading
Three Enchanted Lion Books featured in NYT Book Review!
Enchanted Lion is undeniably on a roll! In addition to The Tiger Who Would Be King being voted one of the ten New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015, The Snow Rabbit and Scritch Scratch Scraww Plop were … Continue reading
Wordless Wonder Sidewalk Flowers Continues Its Winning Streak
Sidewalk Flowers continued its streak of critical acclaim by being named one of the Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015 by the New York Times last week. In an earlier article, a New York Times reviewer remarked, “I’d give this … Continue reading
NYT Names The Tiger Who Would Be King a Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year!
The New York Times Book Review has chosen The Tiger Who Would Be King as one of ten best illustrated children’s books of 2015! The news was officially announced October 29. The announcement states, “Each page teems with evocative images … Continue reading
Dave Eggers’ New Title Appeals to Young Readers and Their Parents
Award-winning author Dave Eggers has a new book out that is geared to a much younger audience than his usual crowd. This Bridge Will Not Be Gray takes a look at one of this country’s most celebrated and debated icons, … Continue reading
Five Stars for Written and Drawn by Henrietta!
The Horn Book Magazine has given Written and Drawn by Henrietta its fifth starred review! The November/December issue calls the book “a nail-bitingly thrilling story” and “a clever explication of the creative process.” The children’s graphic novel by Argentinian cartoonist … Continue reading
Creston’s Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine Receives Critical Acclaim
One of the most overlooked mathematical figures in history finally gets her due in a new children’s book that is receiving praise from readers and reviewers alike. First-time children’s book author Laurie Wallmark introduces children to the mathematician credited with … Continue reading
Readers to Eaters Finds Niche in Children’s Food Literacy
A recent Publishers Weekly article profiles Seattle-based publisher Readers to Eaters and its founders Philip Lee and June Jo Lee, both publishing industry veterans. The article touts Lee as a visionary in this area of publishing with a focus on … Continue reading
A Year Without Mom Strikes a Heartfelt Chord With Reviewers
A Year Without Mom is a powerful and starkly illustrated memoir that follows 12-year-old Dasha as she navigates the tricky waters of family life, school, and friends. All of this set against the backdrop of politically charged Moscow in the … Continue reading