Monthly Archives: August 2016
Willa’s Roaring Comeback
Willa Havisham, the titular heroine of Coleen Murtagh Paratore’s The Wedding Planner’s Daughter series (Simon & Schuster) is returning, but to a new publishing house: Little Pickle Press! Roar Like a Girl (9781939775078, Trade Paper, $9.95). is the first installment … Continue reading
INVISIBLE MAN, GOT THE WHOLE WORLD WATCHING: A Young Black Man’s Education
One of the country’s most prominent young writers on race delivers an unflinching account of what it means to be a young black man in America today, and how the existing script for black manhood is being rewritten in one … Continue reading
Annick, Groundwood, and Owlkids in SLJ!
Annick Press, Groundwood, and Owlkids Books have been featured in a School Library Journal article highlighting diversity in Canadian children’s book publishing! This article focuses on diversity and “the inclusivity of—and the collaboration between—the publishing industry and public libraries in … Continue reading
Maxwell the Monkey Barber Book Trailer!
Cale Atkinson has developed an adorable 8-bit book trailer for Maxwell the Monkey Barber (Atkinson; 9781771471039; Owlkids Books; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $16.95) over at All the Wonders! Check it out here, along with an interview about Cale’s creative process … Continue reading
Travels with Henry James
Chock full of charm, wit, and biting criticism, this new collection of travel essays by Henry James will reintroduce the novelist as a formidable travel companion—whether for a trip from Lake George to Burlington, an evening at the theater in … Continue reading
Kirkus & PW Stars for Turn On the Night!
Turn on the Night (By Geraldo Valério; 9781554988419; Groundwood; Trade Cloth, Picture Book; $18.95) has received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly! Turn on the Night comes out next month on September 13th. “A little girl falls asleep—clutching her … Continue reading