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Category Archives: Mini Pretzels

Monster Needs Your Vote!

Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster’s newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take … Continue reading

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Starred Review: We Are All Completely Fine from Tachyon

“This complex novel—scathingly funny, horrific yet oddly inspiring—constructs a seductive puzzle from torn identities, focusing on both the value and peril of fear. When enigmatic Dr. Jan Sayer gathers survivors of supernatural violence for therapy, she unwittingly unlocks evil from … Continue reading

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ALA SF: Publishers Group West & Legato Publishers Group

There’s something extra special about ALA Annual this year for the PGW Berkeley team because it’s in our city. We can’t wait to have our exhibiting publishers in San Francisco and to meet all the librarians and book lovers at … Continue reading

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Groundwood Books & Highlights/Boyds Mills Press/Calkins Creek listed on Bank Street Best of 2015

THE CHILDREN’S BOOK COMMITTEE at Bank Street College of Education strives to guide librarians, educators, parents, grandparents, and other interested adults to the best books for children published each year. The Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2015 Edition includes more … Continue reading

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Button Books

Did you know that Publisher Group West now proudly distributes Button Books in the USA? Based in East Sussex, UK, Button Books (an imprint of GMC Publications) is an exciting new list of design-led children’s books which will appeal to … Continue reading

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The Slippers’ Keeper from Groundwood Books

School Library Journal April Review April. Gr 2-4–This exquisitely illustrated picture book describes the life of Joe Purdon, who devoted his life to the preservation of the showy lady’s-slipper, an orchid native to North America. When he was 13, Purdon … Continue reading

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Prickly Jenny from Owlkids Books

Hello! Angela here from the PGW Berkeley marketing team. I really want to tell you all about a book that resonates with me this week titled Prickly Jenny from Owlkids Books. The last two weeks with my almost four year … Continue reading

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Seaver the Weaver

We are thrilled that Seaver the Weaver was included in Betsy Bird’s review, February 16, 2015, on School Library Journal’s A Fuse #8 Production Blog, as part of a 2015 trend watch piece on spiders and flies. Pull Quote: “Ever … Continue reading

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A Kirkus Starred Review for Sidewalk Flowers from Groundwood Books

A starred review from Kirkus is a wonderful way to start the New Year!  We love this heartwarming wordless picture book releasing February 23, 2015. “A child in a red hoodie and a man on a cellphone navigate an urban … Continue reading

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The Flat Rabbit

Flat Rabbit from Owlkids has received some fantastic reviews!  Check out this recent review from New York Times Sunday Book Review online on November 26, 2014. Click here for the full review:  http://tinyurl.com/o94mutg The Flat Rabbit Trade Cloth, Picture Book … Continue reading

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